EEX Press Release – EEX Group Monthly Volumes – April 2024

    EEX Group reports its monthly volumes with the following highlights:

    • EEX Group global power markets reached a total of 1,139 TWh (+ 72% YoY) traded on the spot and derivatives markets (+72% YoY) which is a new record volume. This comprises a trading volume that more than doubled on the European power derivatives YoY (+141%), including a new monthly record on German Power Futures (523.1 TWh).
    • Volumes on the European power spot markets increased by 23% YoY, reaching sound growth rates on the EPEX Day-Ahead markets (+ 24%) and the intraday markets (+ 21%) with EPEX SPOT recording an all-time record in intraday markets.
    • Trading activities in Japanese Power Futures remain strong: In April, a volume of 4.7 TWh was registered, constituting a 225% growth YoY.
    • EEX’s European natural gas derivatives markets increased by 26% YoY to 329.4 TWh, including a new record on the Italian PSV hub, at 7.6 TWh.
    • European emissions trading rose by 142% in total. While trading on the emissions spot market reported a 34% growth overall, trading on the EEX emissions derivatives markets increased by remarkable 568% YoY. North American environmental contracts reported a 11% growth YoY.
    • Trading in European Dairy Futures almost doubled YoY, reaching a volume of 5,464 contracts (equals 27,320 tonnes) – a growth by 118%.

    Please find the full volume report attached as well as on our website.

    EEX Group builds secure, successful and sustainable commodity markets worldwide – together with its customers. The group offers trading in power, natural gas, environmental products, freight and agriculturals as well as subsequent clearing and registry services, connecting a network of more than 850 trading participants. EEX Group consists of European Energy Exchange (EEX), EPEX SPOT, EEX Asia, Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE), GET Baltic and Nodal Exchange as well as the registry provider Grexel Systems and software companies KB Tech and Lacima. Clearing is provided by EEX Group’s clearing houses European Commodity Clearing (ECC) and Nodal Clear. EEX Group is part of Deutsche Börse Group. More information: 

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