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Power spot markets boosted by 10.5% on year

Volume on GB Intraday auctions increases by 27.5%

Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Brussels / London / Paris / Vienna, 2 December 2020. In November 2020, a total volume of 51.9 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (November 2019: 47.0 TWh). This represents a 10.5% growth on year, driven by both Day-Ahead (+ 9.4%) and Intraday (+ 15.5%) trading.

EPEX Day-Ahead

In November 2020, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 42,352.5 GWh (November 2019: 38,720.1 GWh). The French Day-Ahead market registered 10,323.5 GWh, corresponding to a 11.0% growth on year. Day-Ahead volumes in Belgium increased by 11.7% on year reaching 1,550.3 GWh. The Finnish Day-Ahead rose to 502.6 GWh.

EPEX Intraday

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 9,508.0 GWh was traded in November 2020 (November 2019: 8,229.9 GWh). The Belgian continuous market had a strong month with 200.8 GWh traded, representing an increase of 30.2%. The German Intraday market, covering the Intraday auction and continuous trading, increased by 14.7% and reached 5,404.8 GWh. The Danish Intraday market reached 146.3 GWh.

848.5 GWh were traded on the Intraday auctions, covering hourly, half-hourly and 15 minute contracts. Traded volume on the German 15 minute auction increased by 13.1% on year reaching 589.7 GWh. The GB Intraday auctions witnessed a significant increase of volume of 27.5%, with 140.0 GWh traded in November 2020.

More details on volumes and prices are available in the enclosed report from page 4.

New members

In November, ten existing EPEX SPOT members added new market segments to their portfolio.