HBS provides the possibility to choose from three different pricing models while creating Authorization/Reservation Service Offers: “Standard”, “Flexible/Dynamic” and “Product Pricing”.
To offer a new Service please click the “Create New Offer” button in the “Business Contract” section. You access a new page, enabling you to enter the settings for your service offer.
Create your new service offer in 3 steps.
1. Choose the Offer Type
First, please choose a Service type in "Pick a Service type". This is a mandatory field.
Second, please choose between “Offer to all Partners” and “Offer To Specific Partners” who you want to send an offer to. This is a mandatory field.
2. Provide Details For Your Offer To The Network
You choose a name for the offer that will help you recognize your services offered. You determine the run-time by selecting “Valid From” and “Valid To”, and you set the rules for cancellation.
The table below shows you detailed information on every field.
Optional: You can also upload a PDF-file specifying additional Terms & Conditions (Please note: Pricing data needs to be given in a structured way as CSV uploads for flexible dynamic or in the product pricing configuration section. It is not sufficient to provide tariff information via PDF).
3. Choose A Pricing Model For Your Offer
When you specify your pricing model, you have three options to select from. “Standard”, “Product Pricing” and “Flexible/Dynamic”.
Now, select “Flexible/Dynamic” as pricing model.
In a first step it is necessary to choose one of two Action types. Please note the selection of any Action Type will impact the prices in all service offers under the “Flexible/Dynamic” pricing model!
In a second step, your prices need to be specified as ProductIDs in a structured form. upload your “Pricing Products” & “EVSE Pricing” data. Please use our CSV templates to ensure the correct format of the uploaded file (Note that uploading both data files is mandatory).
To create the CSVs for I) Pricing Products & II) EVSE Pricing the following fields need to be included in the file.
I) CSV structure for the PushPricingProductData operation
a) The first row of the file must contain the following details:
b) All other rows must/can (as per OICP specification) contain the following details in the given order:
Sample csv snippet for PricingProductData:
CPO-XYZ,KILOWATT_HOUR,5,EUR DayTariff,KILOWATT_HOUR,15,EUR,30,false,Workdays,07:00,18:00,START FEE,KILOWATT_HOUR,4 NightTariff,KILOWATT_HOUR,5,EUR,30,false,Workdays,18:00,06:59 WeekendTariff,KILOWATT_HOUR,13,EUR,30,true,Weekend, 00:00,23:00
II) CSV structure for the PushEVSEPricing operation
Sample CSV snippet for EVSEPricing:
Publish the Offer
Once all of the mandatory input got provided, the “Publish” button on the right hand side of the bottom panel is enabled, indicating that you are ready to go to publish your Service Offer and make it available for the EMPs to subscribe to.
The next article provides you with information about how to cancel a service offer.