EEX: 2016 Power Options already exceed 2015 record volumes Leipzig, 1 June 2016. The monthly volume on EEX’s power derivatives market amounted to 287.8 terawatt hours (TWh) in May 2016 which is an increase of 86% compared to May 2015 (154.6 TWh).
In May, EEX recorded major volume increases in all market areas: In particular, the core markets of Germany (+62%), France (+85%), Italy (+147%) and Spain (+303%) all achieved significant growth. Trading in options developed very positively, with 16.6 TWh traded in German Phelix options and 1.7 TWh traded in French and Spanish options. Furthermore, cumulated volumes in power options at EEX for 2016 have already overtaken the annual volume achieved in 2015 (January to May 2016: 72.2 TWh traded compared to 66.8 TWh from January to December 2015).
The May volumes comprised 158.5 TWh registered at EEX for clearing. Clearing and settlement of all transactions was executed by European Commodity Clearing (ECC).
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