EU ETS Auctions


    EU ETS Spot Futures Options


    China Carbon


    Why trade environmental markets on EEX?

    Transact on the leading exchange for European power in both the primary and secondary market for carbon emission allowances under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the largest environmental market in the world.


    Primary Market

    • Leading primary auction platform for carbon emission allowances under the EU ETS, whereby 90% of the allowances are sold on behalf of the EU Member States - More than 1,900 emissions auctions successfully conducted
    • Streamlined physical allowance delivery process with efficient direct interface to Participant firms
    • Same-day physical delivery via registry transfer available
    • Seamless connection to secondary market products
    • M7 Auction System: Secure and reliable auction system, with established track record of performance


    Secondary Market

    • Join a growing community of customers trading European carbon on EEX
    • Comprehensive product suite including secondary spot, futures and options contracts
    • Competitive transaction fees and schemes
    • Efficient and free delivery process of EUAs direct with ECC
    • Same-day registry transfer available
    • Tight bid-ask spread by several market makers
    • State-of-the-art trading infrastructure, including the Eurex T7 matching engine and advanced trading functionalities of the EEX Trading Technologies (TT) screen
    • Multiple connectivity solutions - most major ISVs are supported (Trayport, Fidessa, Fastfill, Trading Technologies)
    • Straight Through Processing (STP) Trade Registration for all major brokers
    • Capital efficiencies through cross-margining when trading emissions alongside other EEX Group commodities

    How Carbon is Traded on an Exchange

    As the leading auction platform within the EU ETS, EEX provides the main purchase channel for financials and compliance buyers. Furthermore, EEX operates a growing spot and derivatives market for EUAs, EUAAs and CERs


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    Sales Power, Environmental Markets

    Christian Fleischer
    Head of Sales Environmentals

    +49 341 2156-240


    In August 2017, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) and IncubEx announced a partnership to build and improve liquidity in environmental and other related contracts. In this framework, the partners are increasing the number of active participants at the exchange and are creating a global trading network. The cooperation involves existing environmental products and continuously extends and improves the offering to clients.


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    Environmental contracts for the North American market are tradable via Nodal exchange.