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EPEX SPOT power trading results of February 2017

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01/03/2017

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

In February 2017, a total volume of 41.2 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (February 2016: 47.7 TWh).

Day-Ahead markets

In February 2017, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 35,610,531 MWh (February 2016: 42,671,968 MWh). The traded volumes on the UK half-hour auction topped last month’s record and reached 266,201 MWh.
Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 22% of the time (February 2016: 37%).

Intraday markets

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 5,563,563 MWh was traded in February 2017 (February 2016: 5,020,945 MWh).
In February, cross-border trades represented 15.2% of the total continuous intraday volume in Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland. 15-minute contracts represented 10,6% of the volume traded on the German, Austrian and Swiss continuous intraday markets.

More details on volumes and prices are available below.

New members

In February, EPEX SPOT welcomed Brookfield Renewable Supply 2 Ltd. as new member to the exchange.
Two existing members extended their activities to new market segments: Vattenfall Energy Trading GmbH joined the Dutch Intraday market and PGE Trading GmbH joined the German Intraday market.

EPEX SPOT – Monthly Figures Report for February 2017

Volumes

Power Spot Volumes

Monthly volume

MWh

Monthly volume – previous year

MWh

Total

41,174,094

47,692,913

Day-Ahead

35,610,531

42,671,968

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU

18,863,164

21,353,414

Day-Ahead FR

7,308,355

8,895,010

Day-Ahead UK total

3,853,228

5,587,604

- Day-Ahead auction

3,587,027

5,373,509

- Half-Hour 15:30 auction

266,201

214,095

Day-Ahead NL

2,585,280

3,364,466

Day-Ahead BE

1,382,117

1,695,827

Day-Ahead CH

1,618,387

1,775,647

Intraday

5,563,563

5,020,945

Intraday DE/AT total

3,768,570

3,365,788

- hourly continuous DE

2,884,785

2,606,845

- 15-min continuous DE

361,263

256,493

- 15-min call auction DE

348,001

347,764

- hourly continuous AT

162,159

147,289

- 15-min continuous AT

12,362

7,397

Intraday FR

333,442

279,783

Continuous UK

1,203,988

1,214,103

Intraday NL

89,224

57,241

Intraday BE

65,659

35,395

Intraday CH total

102,680

68,635

- hourly continuous

101,595

67,686

- 15-min continuous

1,085

949


 

Prices and Indices

 

Price – monthly average
(Base / Peak*)

Price/MWh

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU – PHELIX

€39.70 / €50.00

Day-Ahead FR

€51.16 / €59.96

Day-Ahead UK

£49.19 / £54.05

Day-Ahead UK Half-Hour

£48.52 / £53.59

Day-Ahead NL

€43.06 / €51.73

Day-Ahead BE

€47.57 / €57.00

Day-Ahead CH – SWISSIX

€55.18 / €65.04

European Electricity Index – ELIX

€42.63 / €53.48**

Intraday DE/AT (hourly continuous)

€38.56 / €47.18

Intraday 15-minute call auction DE

€40.05 / €50.49

Intraday FR

€51.47 / €58.92

Intraday NL

€44.18 / €51.33

Intraday BE

€47.90 / €55.62

Intraday CH

€55.30 / €64.62

* 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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