IKEA has introduced a collaboration with Electrify America and Electrify Industrial to deliver ultra-fast public charging stations and supply fleet automobile charging to over 25 IKEA retail areas all through the US. IKEA US goals to attain zero-emission dwelling deliveries by 2025, and to halve tailpipe emissions from buyer and co-worker journey by 2030.
The brand new venture will add greater than 200 public chargers, providing charging speeds of 150 kW to 350 kW, at IKEA retail areas in 18 states together with Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington. The primary areas are to open in late 2022, and the venture is to be accomplished by the top of 2023.
Electrify Industrial, Electrify America’s enterprise unit, will ship turnkey charging options for IKEA’s EV supply fleet, offering greater than 225 particular person chargers throughout the websites.
“This collaboration with Electrify America won’t solely deliver ultra-fast public chargers to our shops for the primary time however it’ll additionally assist us take an enormous leap as we work in the direction of our targets to turn into round and climate-positive,” stated Javier Quiñones, CEO and Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA US.