Impressive growth of the Belgian Day-Ahead market
Record on French Intraday market
Amsterdam / Bern / Brussels / Leipzig / London / Paris / Vienna, 02 October 2018. In September 2018, a total volume of 44.7 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (September 2017: 43.7 TWh).
In September 2018, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 38,146,259 MWh (September 2017: 37,918,070 MWh). The Belgian Day-Ahead market registered a record with 140.8% growth compare to last year and 2,743,089 MWh traded.
Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 37% of the time (September 2017: 54%).
On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 6,576,122 MWh was traded in September 2018 (September 2017: 5,785,357 MWh). The French Intraday market reaches an all-time record with 550,671 MWh traded in September, a two thirds growth compared to last year. 215,477 MWh were traded on the Dutch Intraday market and shows a striking growth of 72.2%.
In September, cross-border trades matched between EPEX SPOT members represented 14.4% of the total continuous intraday volume. 15-minute contracts represented 12.6% of the volume traded on the German, Austrian, Swiss, Dutch and Belgian continuous Intraday markets.
More details on volumes and prices are available below.
In September, thirteen existing members added new market segments to their portfolio of a total of 287 members.
The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT SE and its affiliates operate physical short-term electricity markets in Central Western Europe and the United Kingdom. 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. In the first half of 2018, 284 TWh have been traded on EPEX SPOT markets. In 2017, its 285 members traded 535 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. For more information, please visit www.epexspot.com.
EPEX SPOT – Monthly Figures Report for September 2018