Our team of highly-trained experts and analysts with years of energy industry experience offers expert advice on optimal hedge design, risk management reporting and process design. This on-demand support backed by on-demand software allows our customers to dramatically reduce risk, improve decision analysis, and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Ascend works to merge best-in-class portfolio management and risk analytics with each client's unique portfolio composition and organizational requirements.
Under the advance engagement, Ascend works collaborative with customers to execute studies and provide position and risk reporting. This solution allows for delivery of standard reports and custom outputs with extra bandwidth of ad-hoc analysis.
Ascend also provides advice on internal portfolio management findings, and expert input on strategy and hedging programs.
Ascend also assists with risk and portfolio management training sessions, and collaborative support in portfolio and risk management activities.
Our advisory level services allow companies have access to leading edge analytical capabilities to support better portfolio and risk decisions by outsourcing time and resource-intensive activities and having access to our subject-matter experts and experienced analysts.
Ascend professionals can bring efficiency and speed without the expense of recruiting and training analytic staff. By relying on Ascend's analytics platform, data and extensive expertise, some clients such as community choice aggregators and municipal power entities can retain lean commercial and risk management teams and reduce overall operating expenses.
Ascend offers a client orientated partnership for comprehensive portfolio and risk management solutions tailored to meet client's needs. Ascend's experienced analysts can create and deliver position and risk reports with key portfolio insights and recommendations. Ascend also provides ad hoc analytic projects for business operations and compliance.
Some clients under this service level also rely on Ascend's data offerings, including weather, system load, ISO and Forward Curve harvested from publicly available sources as well as proprietary fundamental market projections for main ISOs. Other portfolio and risk management advisory services include portfolio and hedging strategy collaboration, risk policy review, design and benchmarking as well as our comprehensive educational services.
"Ready to Roll" analytics and preconfigured models for any power market and PNode.
Anticipate and plan for the impact of changing market dynamics on portfolio management.
Ascend expertise ranges from basic application support to enhancing decision analysis with risk to expert testimony.