by Future Transport-News
01 Jul 2022
Suppliers Pod Point
EDF Launch Exclusive EV Tariff for Pod Point Homecharge Customers
We’re thrilled to announce that EDF are launching a new, limited edition version of their GoElectric EV Tariff, with lower prices exclusively for Pod Point customers.
Drivers: thinking about the global energy crisis and how it’s going to affect your energy bills?
Although we can’t fix the crisis, with help from our friends at EDF, you can charge your electric vehicle (EV) from 4.5p per kWh, and avoid price inflation from the October 2022 price cap increase by locking into a dual-fuel tariff for 2 years.
It’s no secret that EVs have many benefits over equivalent petrol or diesel cars, and one of the biggest reasons to make the switch to EVs is their lower total cost of ownership.
For starters, EV drivetrains are much simpler than internal combustion engines (ICEs). With fewer moving parts, it costs a lot less in general to maintain and service an electric car.
But even more significant is the cost of ‘fueling’ an EV, which is where the real savings can be found, compared with petrol or diesel engines. When you use an energy tariff designed for EV drivers, you can save on electricity costs by scheduling your EV to charge during off-peak hours using our Charge Scheduling feature in the Pod Point App.
With exclusive pricing for Pod Point customers for a limited time only, EDF’s new GoElectric Exclusive tariff can reduce your charging costs even more:
Better still, this exclusive tariff is cheaper than EDF’s existing tariffs, so you’ll benefit from their best prices. With the energy price cap due to rise again in October, now is a great time to consider fixing your rates. Plus, the tariff applies to all energy used at home, not just EV charging.
By fixing your rates with GoElectric now, you can protect yourself from an up to £953 future increase in your energy bill (based on the expected energy price cap rises in October).4
To maximise the benefits from this tariff, use a Pod Point home charger that can pair with the Pod Point App, e.g. the Solo or Solo 3. With this, you’ll be able to use the Charge Scheduling feature to schedule your charging to take place overnight when the cheaper rate kicks in.
You’ll also need a smart meter installed and you can book this via EDF if you haven’t already.
Charge Scheduling is a feature in the Pod Point App that lets you set a customised charging schedule for your EV.
Learn more about Charge Scheduling and who can use this feature.
Don’t have a home charger installed yet? Find out more.
This article was originally published by Pod Point.
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