Year closes with trading record on EPEX SPOT markets

Volume on GB Intraday auctions rises by 39.7% on year

Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Brussels / London / Paris / Vienna, 5 January 2021. In December 2020, a total volume of 55.2 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (December 2019: 53.2 TWh). This represents a new monthly all-time high.

EPEX Day-Ahead

In December 2020, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 45,144.1 GWh (December 2019: 44,137.0 GWh). The Austrian, Belgian and Swiss Day-Ahead markets registered strong growth rates with +10.9%, +16.6% and +11.9% respectively.

EPEX Intraday

On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 10,080.5 GWh was traded in December 2020 (December 2019: 9,075.1 GWh). This represents a growth of 11.1% on year. The French Intraday continuous market registered a new monthly record with 1,057.4 GWh traded in December 2020.

842.7 GWh were traded on the Intraday auctions, covering hourly, half-hourly and 15 minute contracts. Traded volume on the GB Intraday auctions increased by 39.7% on year reaching 152.4 GWh.

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

New members

In December, EPEX SPOT welcomed ANE GmbH & Co. KG, C A Commodities A/S, Frequenz Energy-as-a-Service GmbH, N-ERGIE AG and SB Trading Company (SBTC) Ltd as new members of the Exchange.

-ENDS

The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT SE and its affiliates operate physical short-term electricity markets in Central Western Europe, the United Kingdom and in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. 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 across twelve countries 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.

 

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