Peter Carlsson

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Class of 2023, Sweden

Co-Founder and CEO of Northvolt

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Peter Carlsson creates lithium ion batteries that leave a minimal environmental footprint.

To enable the future of energy, Peter Carlsson is building the greenest battery in the world, one that is highly recyclable with a minimal carbon footprint. As CEO and Co-Founder of Northvolt, a producer of sustainable lithium ion batteries, Peter is determined to set a new benchmark for sustainability in the battery industry. 

Since the company was founded in 2016, Northvolt has become a European leader in battery production. The company employs over 4,500 people from more than 110 nations, and it partners with leading premium automotive manufacturers and industry players. 

Today, Northvolt is delivering cells with the lowest environmental footprint in the world from its first gigafactory, Northvolt Ett, in northern Sweden. And in a quest to close the loop on battery manufacturing, Northvolt has established battery recycling alongside its manufacturing process through its in-house recycling group, Revolt.  

Peter strives to push the boundaries of battery technology to deliver cutting-edge products and innovate a new way to move forward. As the world shifts toward electrification, Peter believes batteries are the key to a green transition that has minimal impact on the climate.

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