Belgian Day-Ahead hits new all-time high

Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Brussels / London / Paris / Vienna, 8 April 2021. In March 2021, a total volume of 55.1 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (March 2020: 53.7 TWh). This is the second best monthly volume ever recorded.

EPEX Day-Ahead

In March 2021, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 44,601.6 GWh (March 2020: 44,533.5 GWh). The Belgian Day-Ahead auction reached a new record volume with 2,181.2 GWh traded, an increase of 12% over the last record in August 2020. The Polish Day-Ahead market finished its first full month with a healthy 125.2 GWh traded.

EPEX Intraday

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 10,448.7 GWh was traded in March 2021 (March 2020: 9,138.1 GWh). 1,341.7 GWh were traded on the Intraday auctions, covering hourly, half-hourly and 15 minute contracts, a jump of 48% on year. The GB Intraday auctions reached the third all-time high in a row with 520.0 GWh traded.


More details on volumes and prices are available in the enclosed report from page 3. Please note that volumes are calculated by using the common industry standard in electricity and exchange business (aggregated sell & buy volume divided by 2).


In March, EPEX SPOT welcomed one new member, while 10 existing members have added new market segments to their portfolio.




The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT SE and its affiliates operate physical short-term electricity markets in 13 countries: in  Central Western Europe, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the Nordics and in Poland. 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. Over 300 members trade electricity on EPEX SPOT. 49% of its equity is held by HGRT, a holding of transmission system operators. For more information, please visit