EPEX SPOT power trading results of October 2016

Amsterdam / Bern / Brussels / Leipzig / London / Paris / Vienna, 8 November 2016. In October 2016, a total volume of 42,6 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (October 2015: 47,2 TWh).

Day-Ahead markets

In October 2016, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT (including APX) accounted for a total of 37,467,681 MWh (October 2015: 42,525,225 MWh).
Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 13% of the time (October 2015: 26%).

Intraday markets

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets (including APX), a total volume of 5,179,046 MWh was traded in October 2016 (October 2015: 4,706,846 MWh).
In October, cross-border trades represented 19% of the total continuous Intraday volume in Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland. 15-minute contracts represented 12% of the volume traded on the German, Austrian and Swiss continuous Intraday markets.
More details on volumes and prices are available in the report below.

New members

In October, EPEX SPOT welcomed Volantis Energy Ltd as new member 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. The creation of a pan-European power market is what defines EPEX SPOT’s mission. In 2015, its 280 members traded 566 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.

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