In order to boost sustainable energy in Russia, Ingka Investments the investment arm of Ingka Group, invests approximately USD 280 million. As per agreement Ingka acquires 49% stake in 8 solar PV parks in South-West Russia.
- This deal marks the first large-scale foreign investment into renewable energy in Russia by a non-utility company.
- Ingka Group owns and manages 547 wind turbines in 14 countries, 2 solar parks and 935,000 solar panels on the roofs of IKEA stores and warehouses.
- The energy capacity of the parks equals 160 megawatts, and it will provide enough electricity to power all 17 IKEA Stores in Russia plus part of the MEGA shopping centres based around the country.
In March 2021, To strengthen e-commerce segment, Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, has announced an investment of $16 million in global addressing system what3words. The investment will help to develop partners within the e-commerce and logistics sector.
In April 2020, Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, had taken over two solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the U.S. after completing the acquisition of 49% ownership stake in each of them, which will help the company generate more renewable energy than ever before.
In September 2019: Ingka Group had reached agreement with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to acquire 80% stake in seven wind farm entities in South-East Romania, the 14th country where Ingka Group has invested in wind energy.
About Ingka Group
Ingka Group consists of three business areas. : The core business is IKEA Retail, which consists of 374 IKEA stores across 30 markets, and counting. Each year, it welcome 839 million visitors to these stores. Ingka Centres creates great meeting places where each centre is anchored by an IKEA store. So far, the company has established 45 Ingka Centres across Europe, Russia and China and more are on the way.