Bulb EV Tariff

Prices for November 2021

The price of Bulb EV Tariff

Bulb's EV Tariff is a new smart energy tariff from Bulb Energy that is currently being beta tested by Bulb customers. It's available to customers with second-generation SMETS2 smart meters for electricity that can take a reading every half hour. Prices vary between regions.

Average standing charge 24.85p
Average peak cost per kWh 24.47p
Average off-peak cost per kWh 6.60p
Off-peak hours 2am to 6am off-peak

Pricing information last updated on November 11th 2021.

Regional costs of Bulb EV Tariff

Region Standing Peak rateOff-peak rate
Eastern 24.0072 24.575.71
East Midlands 23.7594 24.076.16
London 23.2964 24.904.65
North Wales 23.4896 25.617.49
West Midlands 25.0834 24.246.84
North East 26.4495 23.637.17
North West 24.4587 23.726.30
South East 24.0272 25.395.85
Southern 24.1017 24.346.26
South Wales 24.8556 24.767.28
South West 25.6526 25.267.07
Yorkshire 26.4495 23.637.17
North Scotland 27.384 24.517.44
South Scotland 24.8556 23.956.90

Pricing information last updated on November 11th 2021.

The cost of charging a car with Bulb EV Tariff

If you were to charge an average sized electric car using Bulb EV Tariff would cost you around 2.05 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 85% cheaper than petrol AFR rates and 83% cheaper than diesel AFR rates.

Note that this is just an indication. The exact cost will vary based the fuel efficiency of the vehicle being charged and on the region you live in . Use our vehicle and region selector below to get a more specific estimate.

Average UK monthly mileage 616 miles
Average miles per kWh 3.5
Energy needed per month 176 kWh
Example battery size 60 kWh
Amount per charge 80%
Charge amount 48kWh
Number of charging sessions needed 4
Standing charge costs £1.00
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £12.62
Approx cost per mile 2.05 pence

* Average UK monthly mileage based on RAC Foundation data.
AFR (Advisory Fuel Rates) prices for petrol and diesel from Gov.uk data, based on 1401 to 2000cc petrol engine sizes and 1601 to 2000cc diesel engine sizes.

Check the cost of charging a specific vehicle with Bulb EV Tariff

Use our vehicle selector to see a more specific indication of charging cost for this tariff.