Get an Ohme EV charger with Octopus

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At Octopus we can set you up with:

  • An Ohme Home Pro charger: We work with only premium EV charger brands.
  • Charger installation: Using our team of Octopus engineers across the country, no third parties.
  • Our Intelligent Octopus tariff: 6 hours of overnight cheap charging, automatically scheduled by your phone (no exit fees).
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Ohme Home Pro

From £999

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

Type 2 connector compatible with all plug in EVs

Smart controls via screen and an app

Dynamic power balancing (for efficient use of power)

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Rated 5 stars for customer service from 125,909 reviews.

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We're your EV charger one-stop-shop

We'll handle every bit of your EV charger installation in-house. From your quote and installation, plus the added option of one of our Octopus Energy EV energy tariffs.

That means a quicker, smoother experience for you, help from the same expert team, and better value for money.

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How does it work?

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Smart cheap charging

Ohme works with Intelligent Octopus

At Octopus we have pioneered cutting-edge EV tariffs, with 100% green electricity and no exit fees.

Save yourself £100's a year by charging when energy is cheapest and greenest on our flexible EV tariffs including:

View Intelligent Octopus here

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Charging on the go

One-tap access to 263,709 chargers across the UK & Europe with Electric Juice

Say goodbye to multiple cards and apps.

With Electric Juice 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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Why Octopus?

All our EV charger installers are also qualified meter engineers, this means we can deal with complex installs, so no second visits!

Octopus Energy has our own in house team of engineers (Octopus Energy Services) so with us you can get your meter, installation and tariff all with us!

We offer award winning EV charging tariffs such as Intelligent Octopus and Octopus Go

Octopus is famous for our excellent customer service so you know you're in safe hands

We also offer Electric Juice which is our on the go charging service.

What's included
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Frequently asked questions

What does a standard installation involve?

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If you’re thinking of having a charger installed, you may have heard of standard vs non-standard installations.

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

We take into account:

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 cost so there are no surprises on the day.

Do I have to be an OE customer?

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No anyone can apply!

How much does it cost?

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Our charger installations start from £999 for a standard installation, we'll be able to let you know if you are standard or non-standard 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 and 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 is on the driveway. We are able to quote for longer cables during your remote survey.

What does a standard installation involve (detailed)?

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A standard Charge Point Installation 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

All 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.

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.

Is a home EV charger worth it?

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Yes! 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 low price tariffs during the night. And, with our salary sacrifice scheme for electric vehicles, you 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 around 7kW. To compare, a typical electric furnace draws about 10-20kW and a water heater uses 3-4,5kW.

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 and decide how to get it sorted for you.

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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