Power

Allegro for Power

Actively manage demand, drive profits and lower risk.

Traditional power-management methods often fall short of providing the accuracy that's necessary to properly define historical usage and actual volumes of commercial and industrial retail electricity. As a result, both risks and costs increase, potentially considerably.

To avoid this scenario, power companies need a way to manage their operations in a manner that truly reflects consumption and demand. Spreadsheets are no longer the answer. Antiquated legacy systems written for another time aren't either. The solution, instead, is Allegro's commodity risk management software. Designed to give power market participants real-time insights, Allegro enables power sales, usage measurement, allocation and balancing for retail traders, utilities and electric providers.

Power companies need to be capable of managing demand, while avoiding imbalances, in order to satisfy customers and regulators. At the same time, these companies are under constant pressure to minimize risk and improve profits. Allegro is made to handle this, thanks to technology that's been developed over 30 years to suit the trying demands of the power industry.

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Built for Power Professionals

Allegro makes it possible for power industry professionals to fill the gaps they had with in-house systems or software they had acquired from someone else. Allegro is a streamlined logistics-management and trading-decision CTRM software system that can be implemented in a way that reduces costs and enhances revenue opportunities.

For years, Allegro's commodity risk management platform has been relied upon by industry leaders to manage their business from trade capture to confirmation. Today, Allegro can be installed on-site or in the cloud, and it's made for flexibility, so the software can be extended and enhanced without the need to wait for a software upgrade cycle.

No matter which department an employee is in at a power customer, they'll find that Allegro makes their job easier and more efficient, and a number of benefits will arise when they choose the industry standard.



The Benefits of Allegro

  • Power Trading

    Power Trading

    Power Trading

    Traders get an intuitive, single view for sub-hourly scheduling that eliminates the need to switch between the scheduling view and the trade execution view to capture trades. With Allegro, traders get other benefits, including:

    • Power-unique fields such as Control Area, Blocks and ISO participant information, eliminating double entry
    • Handling of futures, swaps, options and CRR congestion instruments
    • The full spectrum of position quantity status such as trade, forecast, plan, tag, loss, schedule and actuals
    • Accelerated creation of pricing index curves as reported by independent vendors or ISOs, complex pricing and pricing formulas to provide multiple trade pricing options
  • Power Logistics and Operations

    Power Logistics and Operations

    Power Logistics and Operations

    Allegro implements hourly and sub-hourly scheduling, pathing, position support beyond trade positions and a full spectrum of position quantity status. But Allegro also:

    • Supports the European power scheduling processes, including long- and short-term balancing between power grids
    • Complies with the U.K. market Electricity Forward Agreement (EFA) contracts, load shapes, counterparty checkout, actualization, pool balancing, direct and indirect bookouts
    • Creates user-defined power products, such as energy, capacity and ancillaries, as well as trading blocks, including off-the-shelf support for the various trading exchange contracts
  • Power Accounting and Compliance

    Power Accounting and Compliance

    Power Accounting and Compliance

    Allegro helps to streamline and automate regulatory reporting in order to meet compliance mandates. However, it also:

    • Allows physical commodity and/or load-shaped trades, transmission and capacity
    • Supports trade processes, including confirmation, fees and broker details
    • Accesses data for regulatory compliance reporting
    • Assures completeness and accuracy of settlement data required to perform the settlement function and notifies users if any critical data is missing