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UK Day-ahead grows by 25.3% year-on-year, Intraday markets by 15.5%

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04/07/2017

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

In June 2017, a total volume of 43.0 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (June 2016: 42.9 TWh).

Day-Ahead markets

In June 2017, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 37,469,593 MWh (June 2016: 38,099,953 MWh). The German-Austrian-Luxembourgian Day-ahead market recorded a 5.1% growth, while the Day-ahead market in the UK grew by 25.3% year-on-year.
Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 56% of the time (June 2016: 41%).

Intraday markets

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 5,517,233 MWh was traded in June 2017 (June 2016: 4,777,424 MWh). Thirteen out of fourteen Intraday segments have recorded a year-on-year growth in June 2017.
In June, cross-border trades represented 26.7% 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 June, EPEX SPOT welcomed Energy Global Handel B.V. And EP Commodities a.s. as new members to the exchange. The existing members Eneco Energy trade BV, GETEC Energie AG, BP Gas Marketing Limited and Erova Energy Limited extended their portfolio to additional market segments.

The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT SE and its affiliates operate physical short-term electricity markets in Central Western Europe and the United Kingdom. The creation of a pan-European power market is what defines EPEX SPOT’s mission. In 2016, its 278 members traded 529 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. EPEX SPOT is part of EEX Group. For more information, please visit www.epexspot.com.

EPEX SPOT – Monthly Figures Report for June 2017

Volumes

Power Spot Volumes

Monthly volume

MWh

Monthly volume – previous year

MWh

Total

42,986,826

42,877,377

Day-Ahead

37,469,593

38,099,953

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU

19,171,305

18,244,602

Day-Ahead FR

8,659,502

10,205,288

Day-Ahead CH

1,931,623

2,227,400

Day-Ahead UK total

3,680,988

2,937,619

- Day-Ahead auction

3,432,597

2,738,905

- Half-Hour 15:30 auction

248,391

198,714

Day-Ahead NL

2,801,224

2,915,654

Day-Ahead BE

1,224,951

1,569,390

Intraday

5,517,233

4,777,424

Intraday DE/AT total

3,562,887

3,121,196

- hourly continuous DE

2,572,721

2,299,265

- 30-min continuous DE

6,346

0*

- 15-min continuous DE

371,724

294,305

- 15-min call auction DE

435,337

384,886

- hourly continuous AT

152,083

133,271

- 15-min continuous AT

24,676

9,469

Intraday FR

324,692

363,528

- hourly continuous FR

313,451

363,528

- 30-min continuous FR

11,241

0*

Intraday CH total

190,595

188,487

- hourly continuous

180,301

179,404

- 30-min continuous

101

0*

- 15-min continuous

10,193

9,083

Intraday UK

1,166,989

936,814

Intraday NL

155,592

76,669

Intraday BE

102,176

66,546

OTC Registration

14,302

24,184

*segment launched in March 2017


Prices and Indices

 

Price – monthly average
(Base / Peak**)

Price/MWh

Day-Ahead DE/AT/LU – PHELIX

€30.00 / €33.16

Day-Ahead FR

€32.70 / €38.48

Day-Ahead CH – SWISSIX

€32.12 / €36.92

Day-Ahead UK

£37.88 / £42.67

Day-Ahead UK Half-Hour

£37.44 / £42.13

Day-Ahead NL

€33.24 / €37.47

Day-Ahead BE

€32.66 / €37.99

European Electricity Index – ELIX***

€26.50 / €30.76

Intraday DE/AT (hourly continuous)

€29.79 / €32.63

Intraday 30-minute continuous DE

€30.20 / €33.08

Intraday 15-minute continuous DE

€29.76 / €32.17

Intraday 15-minute call auction DE

€30.00 / €33.37

Intraday FR (hourly continuous)

€33.43 / €39.35

Intraday 30-minute continuous FR

€32.33 / €37.60

Intraday CH (hourly continuous)

€31.82 / €36.37

Intraday 30-minute continuous CH

€31.80 / €36.37

Intraday NL

€33.17 / €38.11

Intraday BE

€33.05 / €38.39

** 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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