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EPEX SPOT power trading results of May 2017: Year-on-year increase in Intraday trading in May

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01/06/2017

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

In May 2017, a total volume of 45.2 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (May 2016: 46.1 TWh).

Day-Ahead markets
In May 2017, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 39,381,095 MWh (May 2016: 40,732,893 MWh).
Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 49% of the time (May 2016: 48%).

Intraday markets
On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 5,778,851 MWh was traded in May 2017 (May 2016: 5,332,103 MWh). Three market areas saw records in continuous trading: The Swiss Intraday market reached 199,320 MWh, 140,258 MWh were traded on the Dutch market and 125,449 MWh on the Belgian Intraday segment.
In May, cross-border trades represented 27.5% of the total continuous intraday volume in Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland. 15-minute contracts represented 12.8% of the volume traded on the German, Austrian and Swiss continuous Intraday markets.

New members
In May, EPEX SPOT welcomed Services Industriels de Genève, In Commodities A/S and COMCOM Ltd as new members to the exchange.

EPEX SPOT – Monthly Figures Report for May 2017

Volumes

Power Spot Volumes

Monthly volume

MWh

Monthly volume – previous year

MWh

Total

45,159,946

46,064,996

Day-Ahead

39,381,095

40,732,893

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU

19,574,209

21,117,675

Day-Ahead FR

9,603,897

10,147,722

Day-Ahead CH

2,013,174

2,065,701

Day-Ahead UK total

3,669,203

2,980,924

- Day-Ahead auction

3,443,343

2,767,746

- Half-Hour 15:30 auction

225,860

213,178

Day-Ahead NL

2,824,469

2,882,724

Day-Ahead BE

1,696,143

1,538,147

Intraday

5,778,851

5,332,103

Intraday DE/AT total

3,889,233

3,574,480

- hourly continuous DE

2,864,921

2,611,373

- 30-min continuous DE

3,942

0*

- 15-min continuous DE

385,341

335,007

- 15-min call auction DE

426,667

424,959

- hourly continuous AT

189,784

193,247

- 15-min continuous AT

18,578

9,894

Intraday FR

303,294

332,697

- hourly continuous FR

298,126

332,697

- 30-min continuous FR

5,168

0*

Intraday CH total

199,320

195,956

- hourly continuous

188,374

188,663

- 30-min continuous

36

0*

- 15-min continuous

10,910

7,293

Intraday UK

1,104,993

1,118,309

Intraday NL

140,258

66,579

Intraday BE

125,449

38,182

OTC Registration

16,304

5,900

*segment launched in March 2017


Prices and Indices

 

Price – monthly average
(Base / Peak**)

Price/MWh

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU – PHELIX

€30.46 / €33.39

Day-Ahead FR

€34.23 / €38.83

Day-Ahead CH – SWISSIX

€33.85 / €37.94

Day-Ahead UK

£41.11 / £44.03

Day-Ahead UK Half-Hour

£41.15 / £43.95

Day-Ahead NL

€35.06 / €39.18

Day-Ahead BE

€37.22 / €42.73

European Electricity Index – ELIX***

€27.20 / €31.74

Intraday DE/AT (hourly continuous)

€31.83 / €36.76

Intraday 30-minute continuous DE

€32.09 / €37.00

Intraday 15-minute continuous DE

€32.20 / €37.17

Intraday 15-minute call auction DE

€30.75 / €34.62

Intraday FR (hourly continuous)

€34.78 / €40.64

Intraday 30-minute continuous FR

€34.76 / €40.58

Intraday CH (hourly continuous)

€34.26 / €40.04

Intraday 30-minute continuous CH

€34.26 / €40.04

Intraday NL

€36.09 / €41.18

Intraday BE

€37.06 / €44.15

** 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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