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Day-Ahead volumes in Austria and Germany-Luxembourg display stable growth

Continuous trading in Great Britain reaches all-time high

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06/11/2018

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In October 2018, a total volume of 49.4 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (October 2017: 46.6 TWh). This represents a year-on-year growth of 6%.

Day-Ahead markets

In October 2018, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 41,892,812 MWh (October 2017: 40,029,138 MWh). The prices and volumes for the market areas of Austria and Germany-Luxembourg are calculated separately since 01 October 2018. The Belgian Day-Ahead market registered 79.2% growth year-on-year.

Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 2% of the time (October 2017: 9%).

Intraday markets

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 7,488,842 MWh was traded in October 2018 (October 2017: 6,554,682 MWh). The Intraday segment of France registered 47% of growth and reached a record high of 584,270 MWh. The German Intraday auction broke its record from August and reached 672,452 MWh of traded volume. A new record was also registered on the continuous market in Great Britain: 1,719,000 MWh. The Austrian Intraday market displayed solid growth rate of 21.4%.

In October, cross-border trades matched between EPEX SPOT members represented 9.6% of the total continuous intraday volume. 15-minute contracts represented 14.1% of the volume traded on the German, Austrian, Swiss, Dutch and Belgian continuous Intraday markets.

New members

In October, eleven existing members, out of a total of 287 members, added new market segments to their portfolios.

- ENDS

The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT SE and its affiliates operate physical short-term electricity markets in Central Western Europe and the United Kingdom. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EPEX SPOT is committed to the creation of a pan-European power market. In the first half of 2018, 284 TWh have been traded on EPEX SPOT markets. In 2017, its 285 members traded 535 TWh – a third of the domestic consumption in the eight countries covered. 49% of its equity is held by HGRT, a holding of transmission system operators. For more information, please visit www.epexspot.com.

EPEX SPOT – Monthly Figures Report for October 2018

Volumes

Power Spot Volumes

Monthly volume

MWh

Monthly volume

previous year - MWh

Total

49,381,654

46,583,820

Day-Ahead

41,892,812

40,029,138

Day-Ahead DE-AT-LU total

21,985,575

21,199,281

- Day-Ahead AT

3,388,202

0*

- Day-Ahead DE-LU

18,597,373

0*

Day-Ahead BE

2,713,434

1,514,347

Day-Ahead CH

1,994,504

1,956,369

Day-Ahead FR

7,926,179

7,611,387

Day-Ahead GB total

4,311,060

5,000,619

- Day-Ahead auction

3,988,211

4,624,740

- 30-min 15:30 auction

322,849

375,879

Day-Ahead NL

2,962,060

2,747,135

Intraday

7,488,842

6,554,682

Intraday AT total

230,537

189,735

- 60-min continuous AT

199,325

164,122

- 15-min continuous AT

31,212

25,613

Intraday BE total

79,676

88,468

- 60-min continuous

79,676

88,468

- 15-min continuous

0

0***

Intraday CH total

53,135

153,316

- 60-min continuous

53,135

150,692

- 30-min continuous

0

294

- 15-min continuous

0

2,330

Intraday DE total

4,620,901

4,100,649

- 60-min continuous DE

3,362,367

3,137,191

- 30-min continuous DE

8,613

4,225

- 15-min continuous DE

577,469

467,230

- 15-min 15:00 auction DE

672,452

492,003

Intraday FR total

584,270

393,044

- 60-min continuous

574,635

387,765

- 30-min continuous

9,635

5,279

Intraday GB total

1,762,888

968,443

- 60-min continuous

1,719,000

968,443

- 30-min 17:30 auction

27,143

0**

- 30-min 8:00 auction

16,745

0**

Intraday NL total

153,124

136,972

- 60-min continuous

153,052

136,972

- 15-min continuous

72

0***

OTC Registration

4,311

12,585

*Only available from 01 October 2018 onwards
** Segment launched on 30 September 2018
*** Segment launched on 10 July 2018

Prices and Indices

 

Price – monthly average
(Base / Peak****)

Price/MWh

Day-Ahead AT – PHELIX AT

€61.66 / €73.19

Day-Ahead BE

€76.00 / €89.80

Day-Ahead CH – SWISSIX

€72.95 / €81.17

Day-Ahead DE-LU – PHELIX DE

€53.11 / €60.75

Day-Ahead FR

€65.63 / €76.02

Day-Ahead GB

£64.31 / £68.97

Day-Ahead GB Half-Hour

£64.44 / £68.58

Day-Ahead NL

€59.94 / €67.04

European Electricity Index – ELIX*****

€55.13 / €65.30

Intraday 60-minute continuous AT

€61.21 / €73.05

Intraday 15-minute continuous AT

€59.43 / €70.55

Intraday 60-minute continuous BE

€74.03 / €87.68

Intraday 15-minute continuous BE

€74.03 / €87.68

Intraday 60-minute continuous CH

€70.09 / €80.03

Intraday 30-minute continuous CH

€70.09 / €80.03

Intraday 60-minute continuous DE

€54.59 / €64.10

Intraday 30-minute continuous DE

€54.86 / €64.42

Intraday 15-minute continuous DE

€54.33 / €64.00

Intraday 15-minute 15:00 auction DE

€52.62 / €60.33

Intraday 60-minute continuous FR

€65.38 / €76.38

Intraday 30-minute continuous FR

€65.09 / €76.13

Intraday continuous GB (RPD)

£61.84 / £65.85

Intraday 30-min 17:30 auction GB

£63.48 / £68.01

Intraday 30-min 8:00 auction GB

£66.96******

Intraday 60-minute continuous NL

€59.31 / €66.41

Intraday 15-minute continuous NL

€59.31 / €66.41


**** Peak excl. weekend
***** Calculated on the orders of DE/AT/LU, FR & CH under the assumption of unlimited transmission capacity between the markets
******Price based on afternoon hours only

 

 

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