Director City Business Solutions
Sales & Marketing, Volvo Buses
Göteborg, SwedenMarie Carlsson leads business solutions development Emobility at Volvo Bus, focusing on understanding the customers’ daily business and how new technologies can improve the success of the customers’ and PT. She has been working for Volvo Bus since 2011. Prior to Volvo Bus, she has hold a number of commercial positions within the Volvo Group mainly in automotive logistics, transport industry. Marie holds a BBA from Karlstad University, Sweden, focus on Service Management
Electric bus batteries in use to store solar energy – second life energy
The aim is to evaluate how well the batteries perform in this application and gain insight into the possibility of reuse of the batteries. rThe research is taking place in Riksbyggen’s Viva housing cooperative in Gothenburg, an apartment complex that aims to be Sweden’s most innovative and sustainable housing project – Positive Footprint Housing. rIn Viva housing cooperative, Riksbyggen, Volvo, Göteborg Energi and Johanneberg Science Park have created a unique system whereby energy from solar panels on the roofs of the apartment buildings is stored in batteries that previously powered electric buses on route 55. rThe cross company cooperation is crucial to achieve new experience and to take the next step into a more sustainable way of living.