Octopus GO

The price of Octopus GO

Octopus GO is a smart energy tariff from Octopus Energy. Price will vary based on location and this example is based on Brighton during August 2021. The cost at that time was 5p/kWh between the hours of 00.30 and 04.30, with a 25p/day standing charge.

Average standing charge 25.00p
Average peak cost per kWh 15.89p
Average off-peak cost per kWh 5.00p
Off-peak hours 00.30 and 04.30 every day

Pricing information last updated on August 31st 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 88% cheaper than petrol AFR rates and 86% 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.

Regional costs of Octopus GO

Region Standing Peak rateOff-peak rate
Eastern 25 15.965
East Midlands 25 15.335
London 25 15.905
North Wales 25 16.675
West Midlands 25 15.655
North East 25 14.995
North West 25 15.785
South East 25 16.265
Southern 25 15.595
South Wales 25 15.915
South West 25 16.265
Yorkshire 25 15.185
North Scotland 25 16.925
South Scotland 25 16.035

Pricing information last updated on August 31st 2021.