Introducing Octopus Go

Great value energy for EV drivers

The smart tariff with super cheap electricity for 5p/kWh between 00:30 - 04:30 every night

Fill up for the tenth of the price of a traditional car with Octopus Go, and keep your fuel costs around 1p per mile

Octopus Go charge is on average over 50% cheaper than typical Economy 7 night time rates

FYI: That's based on all Economy 7 tariffs as of April 2021.

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Want to join Octopus Go?

You'll need to:

  1. Be an Octopus Energy customer

    If you're not with us yet, sign up below and you'll join us on one of our standard tariffs initially while we connect all the dots behind the scenes.

  2. Have an electric car and a home EV charger

    Our Octopus Go Tariff is designed for customers who either own or long-term lease a battery electric vehicle or a plug-in hybrid vehicle that they'll be charging at home, so you need one to join. If you sign up without one, or you're in the process of getting one, we'll be here to help find you another tariff that's more suitable for your setup in the meantime.

  3. Have a smart meter we can connect to

    We can connect to second generation (SMETS2) meters, and Secure™ branded (SMETS1) smart meters. How do I know what type I have?

    If you have a compatible smart meter already, you're all set. If you don't have a smart meter yet, or you have a different type of smart meter, you can still start the switch to Octopus Go below, but you'll need to stay on one of our standard tariffs while we get you Octopus Go-ready.

    In some cases, this could take weeks, or might not be possible at all if your home isn't suitable for a smart meter — but you're able to switch away any time with no exit fees. Read more on this.

    Before signing up, please read this quick guide covering:
    • How to know whether you're eligible for a smart meter
    • What to do if you have the wrong type of meter
    • Why we can't always install your meter right away
    • How long it takes to get your smart meter connected
    • Our Covid-safe installations policy
  4. Hang tight while we connect to your smart meter

    It generally takes us around 14 days to connect to a smart meter so we can read it remotely – whether it's one we've just installed, or one we're taking over after you switch to us.
    Read more on this.

  5. Accept our Terms & Conditions via email

    Once we're connected and getting half–hourly readings from your smart meter, we'll send you an email asking you to accept the Terms & Conditions of Octopus Go to complete your switch.
    Have a read of our smart tariff Terms & Conditions now.

    Once you've confirmed via email,

  6. You're good to Go!

    Your tariff will change automatically to Octopus Go. You should see the change straight away on your online account.

Octopus Go is a product of our labs, available now to customers through our beta programme.

You'll need a SMETS2 smart meter, or a “Secure” branded SMETS1 meter, that we can receive half-hourly consumption data from.

Don't have a suitable smart meter?

Start your switch below to register your interest for a smart meter. The smart meter installation comes at no extra cost.

We are installing in line with government regulations around Covid-19, making sure we are keeping our engineers and our customers safe. For full details of the steps we're taking to prevent the spread of the virus, head to our Covid-19 policy.

Once you've registered your interest, our team will be in contact when we have an appointment in your area.



Octopus Go is a cutting edge innovation created by Octopus's unique technology. Unlike products available from other companies, it relies on a smart meter system (which as our Founder Greg explains here, is not always fully reliable). Some customers have experienced delays. However, of the thousands of customers on these smart tariffs, the vast majority are now experiencing smooth service.

Why Octopus?

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Fair prices for everyone

That's why, over the past year, the difference between our fixed and standard price was less than 1%

Octopus Energy is Uswitch's supplier of the year
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We won't leave you hanging

We've answered your calls within 2 minutes on average over the past year

Octopus Energy is REA's company of the year
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100% green

All our electricity comes from 100% renewable sources like sun, wind and water

Don't take our word for it.

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