Market authority Ofgem has announced that the Standard Variable Tariff for domestic electricity rates would be lowered to 30p/kWh from 1 July. The reduction is down from the current 34p/kWh which has been in place since 1 October 2022. While the news will be welcomed by EV drivers keen to reduce their charging costs, Ohme is encouraging those same drivers to make even greater savings by switching to an off-peak EV tariff such as those from Octopus or Ovo.
Ohme’s smart chargers can connect with the National Grid in real time and automatically adjust their charging for drivers to take advantage of all the times of low price charging with off-peak tariffs. Ohme also offers drivers the option to charge their car when renewable energy generation on the national grid is at its highest, further lowering their CO2 impact.
Ohme’s dynamic smart chargers can connect with the national grid in real time and automatically adjust its charging for drivers to take advantage of all the times of low price charging with smart off-peak tariffs.
Agreement will see the Waylands Group recommend Ohme chargers for all of its new and used electrified vehicle sales with an Ohme Home Pro charger in showrooms for customers to view.
Volkswagen Group Ireland is Ireland leader in battery electric vehicles (BEV). In 2022, its retail brands led the way with a combined EV market share of 34%. The Volkswagen ID.4 has been Ireland’s best-selling vehicle for the past two years running.
Over the past twelve months, increasing numbers of drivers on the Motability Scheme have decided to make the switch to an electric vehicle. Ohme has been enabling those drivers to save money when charging by enabling Scheme customers to take advantage of off-peak electricity tariffs to help reduce their everyday running costs.
Agreement will see five Volkswagen Group brands recommend Ohme chargers for all of its electrified vehicle sales with an Ohme Home Pro charger in showrooms for customers to view.
Running an EV is undoubtedly a big change for many drivers, but our experience is that it can often be a hugely positive one – as Ohme has found as the official charger provider for Motability. With household finances under increasing pressure, there’s never been a more important time for new, existing and future EV drivers to improve their awareness of the new technology
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