Intraday markets continue to grow
Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Brussels / London / Paris / Vienna, 5 May 2021. In April 2021, a total volume of 51.0 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (April 2020: 50.4 TWh).
In April 2021, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 40,308.8 GWh (April 2020: 42,013.8 GWh). The Day-Ahead markets in Poland (with 155.1 GWh of traded volume) and Sweden (with 1,687.0 GWh of traded volume) reached new monthly records.
On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 10,681.4 GWh was traded in April 2021 (April 2020: 8,362.1 GWh). This is a new monthly record, surpassing the volume of October 2020 by 2.4%. This record was mainly driven by a new all-time high on the German continuous Intraday market, as well as healthy volumes on the continuous markets in Denmark and Sweden.
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 April, EPEX SPOT welcomed two new members, while 7 existing members 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 www.epexspot.com.