Ascend Analytics is a software and consulting company that provides economic, financial, and technology solutions for the energy industry. Through innovation and application of advanced analytic models that support risk management, decision analysis, and business planning, we help our clients ascend to new heights.Ascend's planning and risk software is in use at utilities and energy companies across the globe. We provide planners and risk managers a robust portfolio management platform for actively managing risk and optimizing portfolio performance. CurveDeveloper serves as a central data infrastructure application for forward curve generation applied by the largest utilities in the world. PowerSimm melds together the physical and financial to provide portfolio management analytics and decision analytics to manage for the next day to the next thirty years. FinancialSimm, a financial planning and decision support model, stochastically forecasts utility earnings at risk, cash flow at risk, and retail rate impacts. CreditSimm provides comprehensive measures of counterparty exposure to effectively asses and manage credit risk through supporting complex counterparty data, structures, hierarchies, and hedges. In the area of physical asset optimization, Ascend provides the most advanced open code applications available for modeling fossil generation, hydro systems, gas storage, wind, and solar.Ascend consults to energy clients on a range of topics, including portfolio planning, capital budgeting and forecasting, and asset valuation. For a complete description of our services, please click here.