Brooklyn IKEA Installs Solar Panels But Can’t Turn Them On New York City’s first IKEA furniture store came with an unusual accessory a field of rooftop solar panels. (IKEA has another store with solar panels in Pittsburgh and is building an array in Tempe, Arizona.) The panels have been ready since early summer, but the company can’t turn them on, due to a delay in approvals from ConEd. Mary Plummer reports.