Octopus GO

Prices for November 2021

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 25p
Average peak cost per kWh 24.30p
Average off-peak cost per kWh 5p
Off-peak hours 00.30 and 04.30 every day

Pricing information last updated on November 10th 2021.

Regional costs of Octopus GO

Region Standing Peak rateOff-peak rate
Eastern 25 24.265
East Midlands 25 23.775
London 25 23.765
North Wales 25 25.875
West Midlands 25 24.225
North East 25 23.395
North West 25 23.725
South East 25 24.85
Southern 25 24.325
South Wales 25 24.455
South West 25 25.085
Yorkshire 25 23.425
North Scotland 25 24.695
South Scotland 25 24.325

Pricing information last updated on November 10th 2021.

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 1.6 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 89% cheaper than petrol AFR rates and 87% 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 £9.81
Approx cost per mile 1.6 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 Octopus GO

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