Get a home EV charger for cheaper, more convenient charging

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An EV charger illustration

Get set up with...

  • A premium charger from Ohme, Wallbox or myenergi; leading brands at the forefront of EV tech
  • Charger installation in the safe tentacles of an Octopus engineer
  • 100% green smart tariff for bonkers cheap charging and no exit fees
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Choose your charger

All the chargers in our range are...

Fast charging at 7kW (about 25mi/hr)

Type 2 connectors compatible with all plug-in EVs

App-controlled, with dynamic power balancing for maximum efficiency

All prices are reflective of a standard install

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Ohme Home Pro

From £999

Works with Intelligent Octopus, our next-generation overnight charging tariff

Over-the-air updates

Dimensions: 170x200x100 mm

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Wallbox Pulsar Max

From £1049

Smart scheduling for cost savings

Voice control enabled with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

Dimensions: 166x163x82 mm

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myenergi zappi

From £1,119 untethered

From £1159 tethered

Solar balancing (charge up directly from your solar panels)

6.5m tethered cable

No earth rod

Dimensions: 439 x 282 x 122mm

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How does it work?

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Rated 5 stars for customer service from 119,994 reviews.

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We're your EV charging one-stop shop

We handle everything in-house: your charger and installation, plus – if you want – one of our cult favourite smart tariffs for bonkers cheap overnight charging.

Our expert installers are qualified meter engineers, so we can do even the most complex installs in a single visit.

That means a quicker, smoother experience for you, help from the same award-winning customer support team, and better value for money.

What's included
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Review 1: A refreshing change to an Energy Supplier who is making a difference to the Home Energy supply market. Dealing with Dejah has made the transition effortless and its money in the bank. Solar Panels qualify for max feedback tarrif and the EV Car Charger has some fancy software enabling charging my car at the best possible rate available £££ Review 2: Have just had a OHME Home Pro EV charger installed by Octopus Energy. Service from start to end was first class. Engineer was excellent and proactive on options for the installation location. He did a great job in what was a difficult to access fuse board and I am happy to recommend them without reservation.
Review 3: Wow wow wow Steve and Sam came to me home in B36 today. The install was quick and very very slick. Workmanship installing my new EV home charger was second to none. I chose Octopus because I wanted a high quality service, my expectation was smashed. If Carlsberg did EV hone charges it would be Octopus. It’s not about price it’s about quality. Great job guys thank you for the professional and friendly service, from WAYNE Review 4: Installed my EV charger with Octopus and was blown away with the fantastic care and quality of work and customer service. Well done and please don’t change and keep up what is rare in terms of service style with energy companies these days.
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Charge with Octopus, at home and on the go

All your charging on one easy bill.

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Smart cheap charging

Cult favourite beta smart tariffs

Charge up while you sleep with one of our cutting-edge EV tariffs, with 100% green electricity and no exit fees.

Supercheap overnight charging rates and smart home integration help you charge when energy is cheapest and greenest.

Intelligent Octopus

Octopus Go

Agile Octopus

Tesla Energy Plan

View all our smart tariffs here

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Charge on the go with Electric Universe

One-tap access to more than 300,000 chargers across the UK & Europe

Say goodbye to multiple cards and apps.

With Electric Universe you get one card, one app and one bill with access to thousands of chargers, all in one place.

And all with zero added costs or on-going fees.

Find out more

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Frequently asked questions

What does a 'standard installation' involve?

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We split all installations into two categories: 'standard' and 'non-standard'.

A standard installation is likely to involve fewer hours of labour and materials.

We take into account factors such as:

  • Number of drilled walls – how many walls will the installer need to drill through to run a cable from your main fuse box to your charger
  • Distance from charger to main fuse box – how far away from your main fuse box is the desired charger location? Is it over 15m?  
  • Is your cable going above or below ground?

Our team will talk you through the different factors that will impact your installation (and installation cost) so that there are no surprises on the day.

A 'standard' charge point installation generally includes:

  • The fitting of the charger on a brick or plaster wall, (or other suitable permanent structure)
  • Routing of the cable through 1 x drilled hole in a wall up to 500mm thick (where required)
  • Up to 10 metres of High Tuff cable, run and clipped to the wall between the consumer unit and the EV charger, up to a height of up to 1.8m
  • Electrical connections at the origin of the supply and the charging unit
  • Type A RCD in metal Consumer Unit
  • Electrical testing and NICEIC Certification
  • Installation of a Matt-e unit (or alternative earthing unit) where the EV charging hardware necessitates
  • Demonstration of the Charge point functions and App.

Do I have to be an Octopus Energy customer?

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Nope! Anyone can apply for a charger installation.

How much does an installation cost?

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Our charger installations start from £999 for a standard installation. We'll be able to let you know what kind of installation you require once you complete the application form.

What size cable do I need for an EV charger?

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The EV chargers we offer have 5m of cable as standard (6.5m for the Zappi). Generally this is enough for most houses where the box is on the outside of the house and the car sits on a driveway. We are able to quote for longer cables during your remote survey.

What do you mean by 'tethered' and 'untethered' cables?

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'Tethered' means there is a cable attached to the charging box at one end.

'Untethered' means that a cable plugs into your car at one end and the box at the other.

How is the cost of an EV charger installation calculated?

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Every home is different, and every customer has their own preferred set up, so it makes sense that every charger installation is unique.

There's a number of questions to consider when installing your EV charger, from where you want the charge point to be, how you want it to look and where your fuse box is situated. So what kind of things do we take into account when giving you a quote?

  • Does your charger of choice have a tethered lead (attached to the charge point), or do you want an untethered charger?
  • How long does the cable that runs from the fuse box to the charge point need to be?
  • Where do you want the charger to be installed (outside/ inside)
  • Aesthetically, do you want the cable hidden where it runs along the wall inside your house,
  • Do you want your cable to run underground outside your house?

We'll be able to work out some of this information during our telephone survey, such as whether the electricity supply coming into the house is suitable for a car charger, or whether the the fuse box might need an additional fuse to accommodate the EV charger.

At Octopus we can be pretty flexible when it comes to meeting your needs, but as a rule of thumb the longer the installation takes us the higher the overall install cost will be.

Can I plug my electric car into a regular outlet?

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Yes, you can. Would we recommend it? Not really. With such a low charge it can take you a long time to charge your electric vehicle this way.

Is a home EV charger worth it?

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We think so! If you have off-street parking, getting a home EV charging point is worth it for two major reasons: you won't have to rely on finding public EV chargers, and you can take advantage of tariffs that give you lower prices overnight.With our salary sacrifice scheme for electric vehicles, you even get the charger, with standard installation, included.

How much power does a home charger use?

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It differs between chargers, but the EV chargers we offer are rated at around 7kW. To compare, a typical electric furnace draws about 10-20kW and a water heater uses 3-5kW.

What will I need for a remote EV charger survey?

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You’ll need to answer some questions about where you want the EV charger to be installed, and send us some photos so we can check your eligibility. That way we can decide how best to go about your installation.

What do I need to switch to Intelligent Octopus?

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To take advantage of our Intelligent Octopus tariff with cheap overnight charging, you'll need to:

  • Be an Octopus energy customer
  • Have a SMETS2 smart meter
  • Have an Ohme charger
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