British markets continue chase for the record

Polish market starts off with sound activity

Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Brussels / London / Paris / Vienna, 3 March 2021. In February 2021, a total volume of 51.6 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (February 2020: 53.1 TWh).

EPEX Day-Ahead

In February 2021, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 41,952.2 GWh (February 2020: 43,972.0 GWh). The GB Day-Ahead 30-minute auction reached a new record volume with 482,9 GWh traded. The Polish Day-Ahead market started off well with 33.6 GWh traded since its launch on 9 February 2021.

EPEX Intraday

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 9,620.0 GWh was traded in February 2021 (February 2020: 9,109.2 GWh). 1,131.3 GWh were traded on the Intraday auctions, covering hourly, half-hourly and 15 minute contracts. Following the record in January 2021, the GB Intraday auctions reached another all-time high with 438,4 GWh traded.

 

More details on volumes and prices are available in the enclosed report from page 3.

Members

In February, EPEX SPOT welcomed four new members, while 16 existing members have added new market segments to their portfolio.

 

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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 www.epexspot.com.