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  • 15/02/2019
    Obituary: EEX Group mourns the loss of Dr. Jürgen Kroneberg

    EEX Group mourns the loss of Dr Jürgen Kroneberg who died on 9th February 2019 at the age of 69. Dr. Kroneberg was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the European Energy Exchange (EEX), EPEX SPOT and European Commodity Clearing (ECC) and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Powernext. He accompanied the development of EEX since its establishment. Peter Reitz, Chief Executive Officer of EEX, says: “We are deeply saddened by the sudden and far too early death of Dr Jürgen Kron…[more]

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  • 05/02/2019
    First trade on flexibility platform enera completed successfully

    Premiere at the e-World in Essen, the leading trade fair for the energy industry: The grid operators Avacon Netz, EWE NETZ and TenneT and the European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT confirm at a press conference the successful completion of a trade of local flexibility via a power exchange platform, in order to avoid a congestion in the electricity grid. As part of the SINTEG research programme ("Schaufenster intelligente Energie"), Avacon Netz, EWE NETZ and TenneT have developed a joint …[more]

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  • 01/02/2019
    New year starts off with growing trading volumes

    In January 2019, a total volume of 50.5 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (January 2018: 48.8 TWh). Day-Ahead markets In January 2019, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 43,588,335 MWh (January 2018: 42,155,895 MWh) and thus grew by 3.4%. Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 23% of the time (January 2018: 34%). Intraday markets On the EPEX SPOT Intraday mar…[more]

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  • 25/01/2019
    Regulatory framework needed to boost flexibility initiatives

    The European Power Exchange welcomes the guiding principles published by the German Energy Agency dena yesterday. They outline the different economic and political aspects to be taken into account in order to drive forward flexibility initiatives, indispensable to efficiently tackle the challenges that arise from the Energiewende . The guiding principles will serve as foundation for a catalogue of regulatory measures to remove hurdles in the further development of concrete flexibility …[more]

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  • 10/01/2019
    Traded volumes soar to an all-time high in 2018

    XBID launched across 14 countries – shared success by all involved project parties Irish Power Spot Market started Split of the German-Austrian bidding zone implemented smoothly A total volume of 567,3 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s markets in 2018. This represents an all-time high of annual traded volumes and breaks the record set in 2015, when 566 TWh were traded in one year. The year was marked by the implementation of large-scale regulatory projects such as…[more]

  • 03/01/2019
    Year closes out with sustained growth on Day-Ahead and Intraday markets

    In December 2018, a total volume of 51.2 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (December 2017: 47.1 TWh). This represents a year-on-year growth of 8.7%. Day-Ahead markets In December 2018, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 44,063,304 MWh (December 2017: 40,553,639 MWh) and hence grew by 8.7% year-on-year. Belgian Day-Ahead trading surged to a new all-time high and reached 2,813,352 MWh. Prices in Central Western Europe…[more]

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