Market volumes remain stable

EPEX SPOT power trading results of March 2020

Amsterdam / Bern / Brussels / Leipzig / London / Paris / Vienna, 02 April 2020. In March 2020, a total volume of 53.7 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (March 2019: (54.4 TWh).

Day-Ahead markets

In March 2020, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 44,533,512 MWh (March 2019: 46,877,572 MWh).

Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 59% of the time (March 2019: 37%).

Intraday markets

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 9,138,116 MWh was traded in March 2020 (March 2019: 7,503,046 MWh).

In March, cross-border trades matched between EPEX SPOT members represented 20.4% of the total continuous Intraday volume. 15 minute contracts represented 16.0% of the volume traded on the German, Austrian, Swiss, Dutch and Belgian continuous Intraday markets.

More details on volumes and prices are available in the report below.

New members

In March, EPEX SPOT welcomed Conrad Energy (Trading) Limited and Habitat Energy Limited as new members of the Exchange.

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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 2019, its 302 members traded 593 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.

In 2019, EPEX SPOT celebrates 10 years of power, the company’s tenth anniversary. Curious to learn more? Click here: https://www.epexspot.com/en/company-info/History_of_EPEX_SPOT_new

EPEX SPOT – Monthly Figures Report for March 2020

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