Ikea to sell solar panels in eight more countries

Swedish home furnishing giant Ikea will roll out its low-cost solar panels in more countries.

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Engadget reports Ikea CEO Peter Agnefjäll pledged Ikea will sell the panels in eight more countries after its first foray in the United Kingdom last year.

Netherlands will start selling the panels on Oct. 28 and Switzerland will launch before Christmas. Ikea hasn't yet revealed the other locations.

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Agnefjäll also said Ikea's plastic products will be made from recycled or renewable materials by 2020.