The agreement between Elli and Recharge was signed in March 2021 and the integration was completed in May.
Elli is a company in the Volkswagen group, that owns and operates the We Charge charging service. The We Charge services gives the customers access to charging stations from several charge point operators, in total over 160 000 charge points in Europe.
We wish We Charge welcome as a charging service provider in our network. We want to create good charging experiences, and we believe that enabling VW customer access to multiple networks through one service is a step in the right direction. With the Recharge network onboard VW customers get access to over 2500 charging stations placed around the cities and along the road where people travel. We are confident that we can provide We charge customers with good charging experiences, and we wish them welcome, says Annika Hoffner, CEO in Recharge.
Recharge's charging stations in Norway, Sweden and Finland is now available through the We Charge services. Customers can charge with We Charge charge card or through the We Charge app.
Recharge is a pioneer in the eMobility industry, operating a public EV charging network under the brand of Fortum Charge & Drive since 2011. Recharge is a leading charge point operator in the Nordics, owning more than 1,500 public chargers and operating an additional 1000 chargers in Norway, Finland, and Sweden. In total over 3300 charge points. The Nordic countries are among the most advanced and fasted growing EV markets globally, and Recharge supports the transition to an all-electric car fleet by offering easy-to-use and reliable EV charging services at attractive locations. Recharge is owned by Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G Plc and Fortum, the clean-energy company. M&G Plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange as a FTSE 100 constituent and is one of the largest investment management companies in the UK.