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EPEX SPOT power trading results of April 2017: Belgian Day-Ahead market reaches all-time high

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03/05/2017

Amsterdam / Bern / Brussels / Leipzig / London / Paris / Vienna

In April 2017, a total volume of 45.5 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (April 2016: 42.5 TWh).

Day-Ahead markets

In April 2017, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 39,775,771 MWh which represents a year-on-year increase of 6.1% (April 2016: 37,498,481 MWh). The traded volumes on the Belgian Day-Ahead market reached a record high of 2,302,427 MWh.

Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 46% of the time (April 2016: 57%).

Intraday markets

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 5,746,936 MWh was traded in April 2017, an increase of 14.3 % compared to April 2016 (April 2016: 5,027,789 MWh).

In April, cross-border trades represented 21.1% of the total continuous intraday volume in Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland. 15-minute contracts represented 10.8% of the volume traded on the German, Austrian and Swiss continuous intraday markets.

New members

In April, EPEX SPOT welcomed MFT Energy P/S and Restore France SAS as new members to the exchange.

 

EPEX SPOT – Monthly Figures Report for April 2017

Volumes

Power Spot Volumes

Monthly volume

MWh

Monthly volume – previous year

MWh

Total

45,522,707

42,526,270

Day-Ahead

39,775,771

37,498,481

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU

19,653,135

19,506,076

Day-Ahead FR

9,599,144

8,663,221

Day-Ahead UK total

3,800,283

2,841,192

- Day-Ahead auction

3,534,991

2,645,063

- Half-Hour 15:30 auction

265,292

196,129

Day-Ahead NL

2,384,131

2,991,747

Day-Ahead BE

2,302,427

1,437,364

Day-Ahead CH

2,036,651

2,058,881

Intraday

 5,746,936

5,027,789

Intraday DE/AT total

3,958,183

3,297,285

- hourly continuous DE

2,953,091

2,388,609

- 30-min continuous DE

5,014

0*

- 15-min continuous DE

375,866

311,991

- 15-min call auction DE

403,424

412,639

- hourly continuous AT

197,284

172,590

- 15-min continuous AT

18,924

11,456

Intraday FR

299,163

351,942

- hourly continuous FR

293,418

351,942

- 30-min continuous FR

5,745

0*

Continuous UK

1,146,553

1,089,687

Continuous NL

111,022

69,838

Continuous BE

74,600

44,259

Intraday CH total

154,226

165,213

- hourly continuous

148,814

158,159

- 30-min continuous

159

0*

- 15-min continuous

5,253

7,053

OTC Registration

8,019

9,565

*segment launched in March 2017


Prices and Indices

 

 

Price – monthly average
(Base / Peak**)

Price/MWh

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU – PHELIX

€28.87 / €34.36

Day-Ahead FR

€34.77 / €38.84

Day-Ahead UK

£41.07 / £41.76

Day-Ahead UK Half-Hour

£40.81 / £41.20

Day-Ahead NL

€35.37 / €38.38

Day-Ahead BE

€37.31 / €41.33

Day-Ahead CH – SWISSIX

€33.59 / €38.87

European Electricity Index – ELIX

€26.84 / €32.39***

Intraday DE/AT (hourly continuous)

€27.82 / €33.07

Intraday 30-minute continuous DE

€27.96 / €33.20

Intraday 15-minute continuous DE

€27.20 / €32.75

Intraday 15-minute call auction DE

€28.75 / €34.19

Intraday FR (hourly continuous)

€34.26 / €39.25

Intraday 30-minute continuous FR

€34.15 / €39.35

Intraday NL

€36,10 / €39,98

Intraday BE

€35.50 / €40.38

Intraday CH (hourly continuous)

€33.85 / €39.08

Intraday 30-minute continuous CH

€33.86 / €39.13

 

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

 

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