Electric vehicle (EV) charge point operator Opcharge UK has partnered with parking solutions firm Flowbird.
Opcharge will work with Flowbird to deploy charging stations and improve accessibility and convenience for EV charging, with the latter firm bringing expertise in parking management.
Thomas Herbert, Managing Director of Opcharge UK, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating: “Our collaboration with Flowbird marks a significant milestone in the journey towards a sustainable and accessible EV charging network in the UK.
“By merging Opcharge’s experience in energy provision and charging infrastructure with Flowbird’s parking expertise, we are not only poised to accelerate growth but also deliver a seamless and customer-centric park and charge experience.”
Joe Rowley, EV Director at Flowbird, said: ”Flowbird is thrilled to partner with Opcharge UK in this exciting venture. Together, we have the potential to make EV charging more accessible and convenient than ever before. Our combined skillsets and commitment to innovation will undoubtedly pave the way for a greener, more sustainable future.”
Danny Hasset, Managing Director of Flowbird, said: “Flowbird’s dedication to creating effortless mobility solutions aligns perfectly with Opcharge’s vision for an efficient and eco-friendly charging infrastructure. We look forward to working closely with Opcharge to bring about posive change in the UK’s EV landscape.”
The inaugural project of the partnership will see the delivery of 40 charge points to Wokingham Council.
The partnership will install AC and DC chargers from Compleo, the Oxfordshire based charging company.
Mathew Downs, Head of Business Development at Compleo said: “We’re really excited about the partnership between Compleo and Flowbird. Both companies are commited to growing the number of publicly available EV chargers for UK drivers and we’re proud to support them both.”