Year ends with record trading volume on EPEX Intraday
Monthly Intraday volume grew by 26.9% year-on-year
Amsterdam / Bern / Brussels / Leipzig / London / Paris / Vienna, 06 January 2020. In December 2019, a total volume of 53.2 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (December 2018: 51.2 TWh).
In December 2019, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 44,136,999 MWh (December 2018: 44,063,304 MWh). The French Day-Ahead market grew by 21.9% on year, followed by the Swiss market with 12.9%.
Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 20% of the time (December 2018: 26%).
On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 9,073,494 MWh was traded in December 2019 (December 2018: 7,149,365 MWh), gaining 26.9% on year. This is an all-time high with new records on five markets: Austria, Belgium, German continuous, France and GB continuous.
In December, cross-border trades matched between EPEX SPOT members represented 13.8% of the total continuous Intraday volume. 15 minute contracts represented 12.5% 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 enclosed reportbelow.
In December, EPEX SPOT welcomed KDT K. Kaluzny, D. Pajestka Spolka Jawna and TrailStone Renewables GmbH as new members to the Exchange.
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 the first half of 2019, 300 TWh were traded on EPEX SPOT markets. In 2018, its 289 members traded 567 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