EPEX SPOT power trading results of May 2021

    Nordic Intraday markets are thriving

    Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Brussels / London / Paris / Vienna, 2 June 2021. In May 2021, a total volume of 52.1 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT’s Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (May 2020: 50.7 TWh).

    EPEX Day-Ahead

    In May 2021, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT accounted for 41,428.9 GWh (May 2020: 42,294.4 GWh). 

    EPEX Intraday

    On the EPEX SPOT Intraday markets, a total volume of 10,622.5 GWh was traded in May 2021 (May 2020: 8,378.0 GWh). One year after launch, the Nordic Intraday markets of EPEX SPOT have become one of the pillars of power trading in the region. In May 2021, 223.6 GWh have been traded there. Furthermore, the Intraday markets in the Netherlands and Austria reached new all-time highs. A new record was also set on the British Intraday auctions.

    More details on volumes and prices are available in the report below. Please note that volumes are calculated by using the common industry standard in electricity and exchange business (aggregated sell & buy volume divided by 2).


    In May, EPEX SPOT welcomed four new members, while 7 existing members added new market segments to their portfolio.

    The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT SE and its affiliates operate physical short-term electricity markets in 13 countries: in Central Western Europe, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the Nordics and in Poland. 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 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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