Start your journey to cleaner, greener driving. Electric vehicle (EV) home charging
Make the switch to electric driving stress-free with a Hive home charger. And if you’re a British Gas electricity customer, or you switch to us, you’ll get a year of free driving too!¹
Get 12 months’ FREE charging with Hive
Pair your Hive EV charger with any British Gas electricity tariff and enjoy free charging for a whole year with FreeCharge.¹
Their smart technology will automatically schedule your charges at the quietest and greenest times of the day. All you need to do is plug in, say when you need it by, and they’ll do the rest. Then we’ll refund 100% of your charging costs straight to your energy bill. Easy.
Here’s all you need to unlock FreeCharge:
- A new Hive EV Charger
- Any British Gas electricity tariff, new or existing
- A smart meter (Don't have one? We'll upgrade you for free)
- FreeCharge enabled via the Hive app
Expert EV charging installation with British Gas
Enjoy easier EV charging at home with professional installation by British Gas-approved experts. Then once installed, Hive’s smart technology will fully charge the average EV battery in just 8 hours.
Or just £98.90 a month for 10 months, interest free ²
- 7.4kW smart EV home charger
- Compatible with all electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles
- 3-year warranty
- 24/7 support from Hive
Electric vehicles explained
Before buying an EV
All you need to know before making the switch to electric vehicles.
How can I charge an EV?
Find out where to charge, what it costs and how far it'll go.
What is an EV tariff?
Save on your energy bills by charging at home with a special EV tariff.
The Hive app puts you in charge anywhere, anytime
Take control of your EV charging with the award-winning Hive app.
- Get accurate, real-time updates during charging
- Sync with your tariff to charge when it's cheapest
- Keep track of your spending in pounds and pence
Your complete guide to EVs
Electric vs petrol cost comparison
We do the sums to see how the costs stack up.
Which is the right EV for me?
The different types of EVs explained.
Government grants for EVs
You may be able to get help with EV costs.
EV chargers explained
The lowdown on charger and cable types.