16 October 2023

Opcharge UK Partners with Flowbird to Revolutionise Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Opcharge UK, a leading Electric Vehicle (EV) charge point operator, is proud to announce its strategic partnership with Flowbird, the UK’s foremost authority in parking solutions. Together, Opcharge and Flowbird are set to usher in a new era of accelerated growth and customer-centric charging infrastructure across the United Kingdom.

Opcharge UK has embarked on a mission to establish itself as a trusted name in the EV industry, with an ambitious target of deploying approximately 20,000 fully funded charging stations nationwide. This bold endeavour positions Opcharge as a pivotal player in the EV energy provision and charging station deployment sector, as they work to enhance the accessibility and convenience of electric vehicle charging across the United Kingdom.

Flowbird, on the other hand, brings unparalleled expertise in parking management, making them the leaders in parking solutions across the UK. Their extensive knowledge in parking station operations, combined with Opcharge’s proficiency in energy provision and charging infrastructure, is a perfect synergy that promises to reshape the EV landscape.

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, shared his excitement, saying, “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 Hassett, Managing Director of Flowbird, echoed the sentiment, stating, “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 positive change in the UK’s EV landscape.”

The inaugural project of this dynamic partnership will see the delivery of 40 charge points to Wokingham Council. This initiative represents a significant step forward in enhancing EV charging accessibility and convenience for residents and visitors of Wokingham.

The partnership will install AC and DC chargers from Compleo, the Oxfordshire based charging company. Compleo has a range of chargers from 7-200kW and already has a strong relationship with both Flowbird and Opcharge. Matthew Downs, Head of Business Development at Compleo said “We’re really excited about the partnership between Compleo and Flowbird. Both companies are committed to growing the number of publicly available EV chargers for UK drivers and we’re proud to support them both.”

Opcharge UK and Flowbird are committed to continuing their collaboration to deliver innovative and customer-focused EV charging solutions across the UK. With a shared vision of sustainability and efficiency, this partnership is set to revolutionise the EV charging landscape, one charge point at a time.

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