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Octopus GO

Prices for October 2022

This tariff information was last updated in October and is out of date.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

The price of Octopus GO

Octopus GO is a smart energy tariff from Octopus Energy, for which a smart meter is required. Price will vary based on location.

Average standing charge 44.81p
Average peak cost per kWh 42.16p
Average off-peak cost per kWh 12.01p
Off-peak hours 00.30 and 04.30 every day

Pricing information last updated on October 14th 2022.

Regional costs of Octopus GO

Region Standing charge Peak rateOff-peak rate
Eastern 37.384515 44.3471712.00003
East Midlands 44.216655 41.1056112.00003
London 31.608045 44.17045512.00003
North Wales 47.044515 44.28322512.00003
West Midlands 47.593875 41.6364912.00003
North East 48.379275 40.60234512.00003
North West 41.708205 41.6268312.00003
Southern 42.8589 43.36720512.00003
South East 41.12703 43.3969212.00003
South Wales 47.614035 42.1656912.00003
South West 51.089115 42.90478512.00003
Yorkshire 47.99088 40.233912.00003
South Scotland 49.10997 39.9499812.00003
North Scotland 49.51842 40.40347512.00003

Pricing information last updated on October 14th 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 Octopus GO

If you were to charge an average sized electric car using Octopus GO would cost you around 3.73 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 75% cheaper than petrol AFR rates and 73% 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 £1.80
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £22.94
Approx cost per mile 3.73 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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