Intelligent Octopus

Prices for October 2022

The price of Intelligent Octopus

Intelligent Octopus is a smart energy tariff from Octopus Energy, for which a smart meter is required. Intelligent Octopus gives you six hours of smart charging every night at a super low rate. Price will vary based on location.

Average standing charge 44.81p
Average peak cost per kWh 42.16p
Average off-peak cost per kWh 10p
Off-peak hours 11.30pm to 5.30am every day

Pricing information last updated on October 14th 2022.

Regional costs of Intelligent Octopus

Region Standing charge Peak rateOff-peak rate
Eastern 37.384515 44.347179.99999
East Midlands 44.216655 41.105619.99999
London 31.608045 44.1704559.99999
North Wales 47.044515 44.2832259.99999
West Midlands 47.593875 41.636499.99999
North East 48.379275 40.6023459.99999
North West 41.708205 41.626839.99999
Southern 42.8589 43.3672059.99999
South East 41.12703 43.396929.99999
South Wales 47.614035 42.165699.99999
South West 51.089115 42.9047859.99999
Yorkshire 47.99088 40.23399.99999
South Scotland 49.10997 39.949989.99999
North Scotland 49.51842 40.4034759.99999

Pricing information last updated on October 14th 2022.

Further information

The cost of charging a car with Intelligent Octopus

If you were to charge an average sized electric car using Intelligent Octopus would cost you around 3.16 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 82% cheaper than petrol AFR rates and 81% 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 £19.41
Approx cost per mile 3.16 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.

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