Octopus GO

Prices for May 2022

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 45.10p
Average peak cost per kWh 34.99p
Average off-peak cost per kWh 7.50p
Off-peak hours 00.30 and 04.30 every day

Pricing information last updated on May 20th 2022.

Regional costs of Octopus GO

Region Standing charge Peak rateOff-peak rate
Eastern 37.65 35.117.50
East Midlands 44.48 34.437.50
London 31.88 34.427.50
North Wales 47.31 37.007.50
West Midlands 47.86 35.057.50
North East 48.65 33.757.50
North West 41.98 34.357.50
South East 41.39 35.667.50
Southern 43.12 34.867.50
South Wales 47.88 35.047.50
South West 51.36 35.787.50
Yorkshire 48.65 33.757.50
North Scotland 49.79 35.477.50
South Scotland 49.38 35.117.50

Pricing information last updated on May 20th 2022.

Further information

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 2.44 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 86% 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.

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 £1.81
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £15.01
Approx cost per mile 2.44 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.