EEX Press Release - PEGAS Trading Results January/2016

    PEGAS trading volumes in January 2016

    PEGAS sets again new volume records on spot and derivatives

    Paris, Leipzig, 2 February 2016 – PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, has continued on its growth path of 2015, recording 126.0 TWh on the derivatives market in the first month of 2016, thereby exceeding the monthly volume of 100 TWh for the first time. On the spot market, 52.5 TWh was achieved, which represents the largest monthly volume ever traded on PEGAS spot markets (previous record: 49.1 TWh in December 2015). In total the derivatives and spot markets accounted for 178.2 TWh, more than twice the volume traded in January 2015 (72.1 TWh).