EEX: New records on the Derivatives Markets for Power and CO2
Leipzig, 1 February 2016. The monthly volume on EEX’s power derivatives market, amounted to 332.4 terawatt hours (TWh) in January 2016 which is an increase of 47% compared to January 2015 (226.5 TWh). For the first time, more than 300 TWh were traded in this market.
In particular, new monthly records in the power future markets for Germany (224.7 TWh, +31% year-on-year) and France (44.4 TWh, +116%) contributed to this high volume. Trading volume in Italian Power Futures increased by 66% to 46.3 TWh, volumes in Power Options for Germany (Phelix) more than doubled to 12.2 TWh.
The January volumes comprised 178.1 TWh registered at EEX for clearing. Clearing and settlement of all transactions was executed by European Commodity Clearing (ECC).
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