Members extend trading activities

Amsterdam / Bern / Brussels / Leipzig / London / Paris / Vienna, 4 October 2016. In September 2016, a total volume of 40 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (September 2015: 43 TWh).

Day-Ahead markets

In September 2016, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT (including APX) accounted for a total of 35,149,574 MWh (September 2015: 38,419,943 MWh).
Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 26% of the time (September 2015: 8%).

Intraday markets

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets (including APX), a total volume of 4,832,405 MWh was traded in September 2016 (September 2015: 4,553,958 MWh).
In September, cross-border trades represented 15% of the total continuous Intraday volume in Germany, France, 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 below.

New members

EPEX SPOT welcomed two new members to the Exchange. Vattenfall Europe Generation AG joined German Day-Ahead market as well as German Intraday 15-minutes auction in September. Yusupov Limited joined UK Intraday markets as well as UK Day-Ahead markets.
Several existing members extended their activity on the different markets, underlining their interest in enlarging their trading portfolio across Europe and witnessing the benefits of an integrated market. Ekologicke Zdroje Energie s.r.o. (Czech Republic) joins the French Day-Ahead as well as the French Intraday market, SE Energy Trading GmbH (Germany) joins the German Intraday market and Engelhart CTP (Switzerland) SA joins the 15-minutes auction of the German Intraday market. POWERMART ApS (Denmark) joins the Austrian Intraday market as well as the Belgian Intraday market.            

- 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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