Bulb EV Tariff

The price of Bulb EV Tariff

Bulb's EV Tariff is a new 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. The tariff offers a reduced rate of between 2am to 6am.

Average standing charge 22.86p
Average peak cost per kWh 19.76p
Average off-peak cost per kWh 5.32p
Off-peak hours 2am to 6am off-peak

Pricing information last updated on August 31st 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 1.68 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 87% cheaper than petrol AFR rates and 85% 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 0.92
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £10.29
Approx cost per mile 1.68 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.

Regional costs of Bulb EV Tariff

Region Standing Peak rateOff-peak rate
Eastern 22.80 20.074.68
East Midlands 21.20 19.324.95
London 22.02 21.374.00
North Wales 20.95 19.405.68
West Midlands 22.66 20.115.68
North East 24.83 18.705.68
North West 21.82 19.355.15
South East 22.25 20.274.67
Southern 22.89 19.384.99
South Wales 22.53 19.305.68
South West 23.48 20.295.68
Yorkshire 24.93 18.765.62
North Scotland 24.80 20.496.23
South Scotland 22.81 19.705.68

Pricing information last updated on August 31st 2021.