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Here you may find all the necessary information about EPEX SPOT, its markets and its activities, recent and past press releases as well as a contact to the Head of Communications. We are looking forward to hearing from you!



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Latest Press Release

RE: XBID – 1st anniversary and announcement of 2nd Wave Go-Live

Paris, 12/06/2019

XBID, the Single Intraday Coupling (SIDC) solution, is one year old today! Since the successful Go-live on the 12th/13th June 2018 over 16 million trades have been executed. Expansion of the SIDC into seven further countries is expected in Quarter 4 2019. The SIDC parties are pleased to recognise a successful first year of operation with high and growing numbers of trades together with stable and robust system performance. Over 16 million trades have been successfully completed since... [more]

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Latest News

Root cause for the incident of 07 June 2019


On Friday 7 June, EPEX SPOT experienced a technical issue causing a chain of events that eventually led to decoupling of EPEX SPOT markets, cancellation of an erroneous set of local auction market results and the publication of new and final local results. The chain of events can be divided into two parts: one concerning the decoupling incident, the other concerning an incident on the local auction. The root cause at the beginning of the chain of events was a corrupt order entered into the... [more]

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