Help & Support

Electric Vehicles

What is an electric vehicle (EV) tariff?

Power NI’s electric vehicle tariffs are designed for households that have an electric car (BEV or PHEV) and charge at home. Customers will get the best value for their EV mileage when they charge their car at home on one of our EV tariffs.

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What EV tariffs are available?

Customers can choose between two tariffs EV Anytime or EV Nightshift to charge their cars. EV Anytime is a single-rate tariff with a standing charge. This means you pay the same unit rate all day and a standing charge that is billed quarterly. EV Anytime is available for all payment methods. EV Nigh...

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Who is this tariff available to?

Our EV tariffs are exclusive to residential customers who own or have regular access to a plug-in electric vehicle.

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What are the EV Nightshift off-peak tariff times?

The off-peak rate times for the EV Nightshift tariff are: Winter Time (GMT) 1am to 8am, and Summer Time (BST) 2am to 9am. The EV Nightshift meter and your home EV charger are independent of each other and you will need to adjust your charging time when the clocks change.

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Can I have a combination of both tariffs?

No, we can only provide one tariff per household meter.

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I am already a Power NI customer and I drive an electric car, do I have to switch to an EV tariff?

No, you don’t have to switch, and you can remain on your current tariff. However, based on your consumption, you could make greater savings by switching to one of our EV tariffs. If you wish to switch to an EV tariff, please fill out the form at powerni.co.uk/electric and we will contact you to com...

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What is a standing charge?

A standing charge covers an energy supplier’s fixed costs, including the supply of electricity to your home through the distribution and transmission network, and metering services. It is a fixed amount and is charged to your electricity bill as a quarterly charge.

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I’m not a Power NI customer, how do I switch to get an EV tariff?

Please fill out our form and we will contact you to switch to Power NI and the EV tariff that suits you.

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I drive an electric car, which tariff is for me?

It depends on your daily mileage, EV range and lifestyle. EV Anytime gives you the best unit rate 24 hours a day with a quarterly standing charge. If you have a long commute, often needing to top-up your range in the evening, or regularly charge your car during the day, the EV Anytime tariff will gi...

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