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Svante Kumlin

Founder & CEO

Eco Energy World

London, UK

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Svante’s Biography

Svante Kumlin is the founder and CEO of renewable energy developer Eco Energy World. He was born and raised in the small village of Stenungsund, outside of Gothenburg in Sweden.

The serial entrepreneur launched his first company at the age of 20, and over the past 38 years he has worked in several industries, growing multiple businesses from start-up to mature enterprises. Svante has experience in M&A, private equity, and venture capital investments. Building on this experience, he has successfully drawn investment into his company, Eco Energy World (EEW), a leading global developer of utility-scale solar energy projects.

Svante has a track record of successful exits from his ventures and investments, and now focuses his energy on ensuring a clean future for all. He has spent the past 20 years focusing on green technology industries such as oil recovery from submerged tankers, solar module production, recyclable office supplies, and renewable energy development, as well as hydrogen production.

Passionate about the clean energy industry, Svante is at the forefront of new commercial...
Svante Kumlin is the founder and CEO of renewable energy developer Eco Energy World. He was born and raised in the small village of Stenungsund, outside of Gothenburg in Sweden.

The serial entrepreneur launched his first company at the age of 20, and over the past 38 years he has worked in several industries, growing multiple businesses from start-up to mature enterprises. Svante has experience in M&A, private equity, and venture capital investments. Building on this experience, he has successfully drawn investment into his company, Eco Energy World (EEW), a leading global developer of utility-scale solar energy projects.

Svante has a track record of successful exits from his ventures and investments, and now focuses his energy on ensuring a clean future for all. He has spent the past 20 years focusing on green technology industries such as oil recovery from submerged tankers, solar module production, recyclable office supplies, and renewable energy development, as well as hydrogen production.

Passionate about the clean energy industry, Svante is at the forefront of new commercial and technical solutions for the race to net-zero emissions, and for the past 13 years has focused on the development of solar power and renewable energy projects.

His deep expertise in renewable energy and finance has positioned Svante as one of the leading voices in the industry on solar and green hydrogen technology. Svante is a frequent speaker and attendee at renewable energy events and conferences around the world. In addition to industry events, Svante is often invited to green energy conferences on behalf of UK and Australian governments, parliamentary representatives, and diplomats.
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Svante’s Newsfeed

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U.S. Utility-Scale Solar Gains Another Major New Entrant

Svante Kumlin, EEW founder and CEO, revealed that he set up the company in 2008 to capitalise on opportunities resulting from Europe’s green energy incentives.

Solar developer Eco Energy World plans to list on Nasdaq via SPAC deal

EEW’s founder and CEO, Svante Kumlin, is expected to lead Pubco, the newly created company.

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Svante’s Background

Eco Energy World
Founder & CEO
Jan 2008 - Present
London, UK
EEW develops innovative solar power projects globally and is an industry leader in the renewable power generation sector. It operates across Europe and Australasia, developing more than 1,300 MW of capacity. EEW collaborates with investors, private equity firms and infrastructure funds to design, plan, permit, develop and finance projects, selling when they’re "ready to build”.
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Field Farm Solar Ltd
Director
Jun 2021 - Present
London, UK
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Board Positions

Eco Energy World
Board Member
Jan 2008 - Present
London, UK
In addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer, Svante is also a Board Member of Eco Energy World.

Interviews

EEW’s $500 million Gladstone solar to hydrogen project is just the start
Interviewee
Mar 2021
Sydney, AU
After the announcement of their energy plans in Queensland, EEW CEO Svante Kumlin discusses the project with PV Magazine, the future of hydrogen energy and his view on Australia’s role in it.

Speaking Engagements

Technology to Zero Summit
Panelist
Oct 2021
London, UK
As part of the Technology to Zero Summit at COP26, Svante joins a panel on clean energy possibilities for the Indo-Pacific region hosted by the Australian High Commission in the United Kingdom.
Green Hydrogen Summit 2021
Speaker
May 2021
London, UK
The annual Green Hydrogen Summit brings together an audience of government officials, energy suppliers and project developers to develop sustainable plans and initiatives on harnessing the potential of hydrogen energy.

Press Releases

EEW Eco Energy World PLC Announces Proposed NASDAQ Listing at a $650 Million Equity Value
Oct 2022
London, UK
Eco Energy World PLC (EEW) has announced plans to list on Nasdaq. Founder and CEO of EEW, Svante Kumlin, will continue to lead the business.
EEW Becomes Sweden’s Largest Solar PV Developer
Quoted
Nov 2021
Berlin, DE
Eco Energy World has announced it is now the largest developer of photovoltaic energy in Sweden.
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Investments

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Venture Capital Investor
Investor
1993 - 2006
Monaco, MC
Svante has invested in telecommunications, transportation, technology, energy and natural resources ventures in Monaco.

Svante’s Education

University of Gothenburg
Economics
1983 - 1984