EPEX SPOT power trading results of May 2017: Year-on-year increase in Intraday trading in May
Amsterdam / Bern / Brussels / Leipzig / London / Paris / Vienna, 01 June 2017. 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).
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%).
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.
In May, EPEX SPOT welcomed Services Industriels de Genève, In Commodities A/S and COMCOM Ltd as new members to the exchange.
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 mem-bers 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.