ContractManager provides the end-to-end solution addressing contract management and reporting.

Captures all pertinent details for PPA's and trades to effectively manage contract payments and terms.

Capabilities of ContractManager

Counter-Party and Credit Capture functionality incorporates static PPA data elements (counter-party names, contact info, etc.), accounts receivable, and final and prior-version contract agreements. Capabilities include:
Search and aggregate contracts by key contract details
Track individual contracts and portfolio by contract status and counterparties
Contract version control and note tracking
Document repository of invoices and payments
Send notification emails for change in status, invoice variance, etc.
Report on settlement status

ContractManager Functionality

Deal Capture and Contract Analytics functionality provide the capability to incorporate pricing and other input parameters for all PPAs and other contract structures. The deal PowerSIMM Suite can incorporate loads for numerous retail structures including residential, commercial, and industrial rates or customer segments allowing for thorough evaluation on contract parameters and variety of relevant metrics. Power contract elements include:

Forecast generation and load
Realized generation and load
Hourly variance between forecast and realized generation and load, aggregated by day, week, month, year
Contract static data (counter-party, contact info, etc), contract status and metrics
Contract type and resource type
GHG intensity and REC/RPS obligation and credits
Non-delivery penalty by contract
Gross margin by contract

Why Choose Ascend Analytics?

Rapid Deployment

Because Ascend has "out-of-the-box analytics", combined with extensive market and fundamental system data, we can rapidly deploy our software in weeks instead of months.

Our dedicated deployment team will provide a turn-key-solution, minimizing impacts to your staff.

Hosting Solutions

Ascend offers a complete hosted solution providing software as a service (SaaS) with dedicated hardware, expansive data, and full software support.


We provide expert support to guide customers through enhanced decision analysis with the practical insights of having "been there and done that". Our expertise ranges from basic application support to enhancing decision analysis with risk to expert testimony and reports. Our staff can also augment your team as "peaking resources".