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Bulb EV Tariff

Prices for May 2022

This tariff information was last updated in May and is out of date. For details, please see: Bulb Energy Website

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 33.53p
Average peak cost per kWh 28.33p
Average off-peak cost per kWh 9.01p
Off-peak hours 2am to 6am off-peak

Pricing information last updated on May 20th 2022.

Regional costs of Bulb EV Tariff

Region Standing charge Peak rateOff-peak rate
Eastern 34.81 29.23948.09
East Midlands 32.96 27.62668.43
London 35.90 29.6326.71
North Wales 34.55 29.583810.11
West Midlands 32.97 27.86499.30
North East 31.85 27.099.67
North West 33.25 28.02038.83
South East 35.07 29.4848.07
Southern 33.81 28.4558.69
South Wales 33.25 28.28919.78
South West 33.43 28.40789.35
Yorkshire 31.85 27.099.67
North Scotland 32.89 27.90589.99
South Scotland 32.82 27.83769.45

Pricing information last updated on May 20th 2022.

Further information

Price changes over time

Please note that historical pricing data only reflects prices at the point they were recorded on and not the actual times that pricing changed. Additionally, for more complex pricing tariffs, average or "effective cost per kwh" figures may be calculated differently over time.

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 2.8 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 81% cheaper than petrol AFR rates and 80% 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.

Journey details
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 £1.35
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £17.21
Approx cost per mile 2.8 pence

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

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