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Home Economy 7

Prices for December 2021

This tariff information was last updated in December and is out of date. For details, please see: Ofgem: Bills, prices and profits

The price of Home Economy 7

Economy 7 Electricity costs based on UK averages, as a benchmark against costs from utility providers.

Cost per kWh 9.25p
Daily standing charge £0.23

Pricing information last updated on December 31st 2021.

Further information

The cost of charging a car with Home Economy 7

If you were to charge an average sized electric car using Home Economy 7 would cost you around 2.8 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 81% cheaper than petrol AFR rates and 80% 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 may also vary based on the region you live in . Use our vehicle 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 £0.92
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £17.21
Approx cost per mile 2.8 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.

Check the cost of charging a specific vehicle with Home Economy 7

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