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Voltility highlights Ascend's CAISO market forecast and a near-term decline in price volatility

April 26, 2022

Ascend's CAISO Forecast 3.2 webinar discusses a forecast of rising near-term prices and diminished price volatility as a consequence of CAISO operating practices despite rapidly increasing renewable generation.

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Ascend discusses approaches to improve the "bankability" of storage deployments in the US

April 1, 2022

Ascend’s EnSurance team has developed several mechanisms to guarantee revenues for merchant storage projects. With additional EnSurance products in the works, Ascend expects to secure such arrangements for three GW of storage by the end of 2022.

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Ascend experts describe supply chain costs and storage project delays in California.

March 28, 2022

Results of recent request for offers (RFOs) in California show small increases in prices, however, larger increases are forecasted to follow, growing the gap between the demand for & ability to deliver renewable and storage projects in California. The primary driver of increasing prices is supply chain bottlenecks, including the exploding global demand for key minerals.

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S&P Global quotes Ascend regarding costs and future of storage technologies

March 22, 2022

Millar suggests battery technologies using low-cost materials such as iron, zinc & sodium could soon win off-taker RFOs. Meanwhile, expect PPA prices or renewables and storage to soar in California.

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Q&A Series: David Millar highlights areas of opportunity in U.S. renewable energy sector

January 6, 2022

Wartsila as part of their Path-to-100 initiative recently interviewed Ascend energy expert David Millar on areas of opportunity in U.S. renewable energy sector.

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Sonoma Clean Power Chooses Ascend Analytics’ PowerSIMM Software to Support Planning and Risk Management

August 18, 2021

Ascend Analytics is thrilled to have Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) join its community of PowerSIMM users, starting in August 2021. SCP is a California Community Choice Aggregator (CCA) serving the residents and businesses in Sonoma and Mendocino counties in California with renewable energy.

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Clean Power Alliance 2020 RFO

May 23, 2021

Ascend Analytics led the 2020 Clean Energy Request for Offer (RFO) on behalf of Clean Power Alliance (CPA), the largest Community Choice Aggregator (CCA) in California.

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Ascend study assesses the benefits of an expedited transition to renewables for NPPD

March 29, 2021

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Ascend's 100% Clean Energy Study for Glendale Water and Power (GWP)

March 27, 2021

On March 27, 2021, Dr. Gary Dorris presented Ascend's 100% Clean Energy Study for Glendale Water and Power (GWP) to the Glendale City Council.

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Power Plays podcast by CoBank taps Ascend to lead-off their new podcast series

March 4, 2021

In the new Power Plays podcast "The Next Big Thing: Grid-Tied Batteries", hosted by CoBank's Teri Viswanath, Dr. Gary Dorris examines the four "S" factors critical to battery profitability: siting, sizing, stacking, and (bid) strategy.

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Ascend Chosen by Three California CCAs to Support 2020 Clean Energy RFOs

October 15, 2020

Ascend is pleased to announce new contracts with three California Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) for support and valuation of their 2020 Clean Energy RFOs, including Clean Power Alliance (CPA), Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) and San Jose Clean Energy (SJCE).

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