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French Intraday on impressive growth path with 50% volumes increase

Half-hour auction in Great Britain displays 32.5% growth year-on-year

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01/08/2018

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

In July 2018, a total volume of 45.5 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (July 2017: 44.1 TWh).

Day-Ahead markets

In July 2018, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 39,403,989 MWh (July 2017: 38,644,530 MWh). The half-hour auction in Great Britain displayed a year-on-year growth of 32.5%.
Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 64% of the time (July 2017: 61%).

Intraday markets

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 6,140,712 MWh was traded in July 2018 (July 2017: 5,405,967 MWh). The French and UK Intraday markets grew by 50.0% and 20.1% respectively.
In July, cross-border trades matched between EPEX SPOT members represented 18% of the total continuous intraday volume. 15-minute contracts represented 12.3% of the volume traded on the German, Austrian, Swiss, Dutch and Belgian continuous Intraday markets.

New members

In July, EPEX SPOT welcomed Agder Energi Vannkraft AS, Convex Energy GmbH and Groene Energie Administratie B.V. as new members to the Exchange.

- 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 July 2018

Volumes

Power Spot Volumes

Monthly volume

MWh

Monthly volume

previous year - MWh

Total

45,544,701

44,050,497

Day-Ahead

39,403,989

38,644,530

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU

18,552,109

18,921,186

Day-Ahead FR

10,044,095

9,711,687

Day-Ahead UK total

3,608,129

3,940,878

- Day-Ahead auction

3,311,400

3,716,945

- Half-Hour 15:30 auction

296,729

223,933

Day-Ahead CH

2,051,312

2,017,281

Day-Ahead NL

3,161,101

2,770,526

Day-Ahead BE

1,987,243

1,282,972

Intraday

6,140,712

5,405,967

Intraday DE/AT total

3,942,416

3,450,892

- hourly continuous DE

2,771,944

2,447,713

- 30-min continuous DE

6,832

4,659

- 15-min continuous DE

435,391

383,396

- 15-min call auction DE

564,098

427,556

- hourly continuous AT

145,996

161,510

- 15-min continuous AT

18,155

26,058

Intraday FR total

487,004

315,984

- hourly continuous FR

479,326

310,036

- 30-min continuous FR

7,678

5,948

Intraday UK

1,408,298

1,172,914

Intraday CH total

25,465

206,593

- hourly continuous

25,465

194,822

- 30-min continuous

0

31

- 15-min continuous

0

11,740

Intraday NL total

169,566

143,376

- hourly continuous

169,525

143,376

- 15-min continuous

41*

0*

Intraday BE total

107,488

100,999

- hourly continuous

107,487

100,999

- 15-min continuous

1*

0*

OTC Registration

 

475

14,439

Prices and Indices

 

Price – monthly average
(Base / Peak**)

Price/MWh

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU – PHELIX

€49.54 / €55.22

Day-Ahead FR

€51.41 / €58.15

Day-Ahead UK

£56.87 / £62.01

Day-Ahead UK Half-Hour

£56.79 / £62.00

Day-Ahead CH – SWISSIX

€50.51 / €56.08

Day-Ahead NL

€53.29 / €60.28

Day-Ahead BE

€52.94 / €60.18

European Electricity Index – ELIX***

€44.34 / €51.01

Intraday DE/AT (hourly continuous)

€49.64 / €55.14

Intraday 30-minute continuous DE

€49.64 / €55.28

Intraday 15-minute continuous DE

€49.49 / €54.05

Intraday 15-minute call auction DE

€49.67 / €55.66

Intraday FR (hourly continuous)

€51.98 / €58.88

Intraday 30-minute continuous FR

€51.64 / €58.39

Intraday CH (hourly continuous)

€50.25 / €55.21

Intraday 30-minute continuous CH

€50.25 / €55.21

Intraday NL (hourly continuous)

€53.60 / €61.19

Intraday 15-minute continuous NL

€55.22 / €62.52

Intraday BE (hourly continuous)

€53.39 / €60.84

Intraday 15-minute continuous BE

€54.86 / €61.47


* Segment launched on 10 July 2018

**
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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