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•  CNN reports that "starting this fall, shoppers will be able to buy solar panels at Ikea, alongside the Swedish retailer's flat-pack furniture and famous meatballs.

"The new project, according to a news release, is a collaboration between Ikea's US branch and SunPower, a California-based company that sells and installs solar power products, including solar panels.

"The line of home solar products, called 'Home Solar,' will be available to members of IKEA's customer loyalty program, according to the release. The products will allow customers 'to generate and store their own renewable energy and live more sustainably'."

The story points out that "the introduction of solar products is Ikea's latest eco-friendly initiative. Earlier this year, the company announced it would buy back used Ikea furniture from customers in an effort to be more sustainable."