EEX Press Release – EEX Group Monthly Volumes - February 2022

    EEX Group reports the February volumes including the following highlights:


    • The European Spot markets reached a volume of 49.9 TWh with Intraday Spot markets growing by 10% to 10.6 TWh during the last month. 
    • European Power Derivatives markets achieved a trading volume of 407.7 TWh, which marks an increase of 16% compared to February 2021. Increases in the majority of the European Power markets led to this result, especially in the German (+20%), Italian (+19%), Dutch (+58%) and Swiss (+112%) Power Futures. 
    • US Power Derivatives totalled 325.2 TWh, increasing by 49% y-o-y and reaching a new record month (last record: October 2021). 

    Natural Gas

    • EEX Group’s Natural Gas markets reported a 59% increase compared to February 2021, resulting in a total volume of 386.5 TWh. 
    • European Gas Spot markets grew by 22% to 207.5 TWh, with increases in the Austrian CEGH (+57%), the French PEG (+53%), the Dutch TTF (+41%) and the Belgian ZTP hub (+67%). 
    • The European Gas Derivatives markets more than doubled to a total volume of 157.6 TWh with major increases reported in the Austrian CEGH (+156%), the Czech VTP (+977%), the German THE (+572%) and the Dutch TTF hub (+90%). 
    • US Gas Derivatives Markets reached a volume of 21.4 TWh traded (February 2021: 0.4 TWh).


    • Trading in the European Environmental markets totalled to a volume of 91.8 million tonnes of CO2 compared to 152.8 million tonnes of CO2 in the same month last year while the North American environmental markets declined by 12%. 
    • Within the German National Emissions Trading System (“nEHS”) 840,519 nEHS certificates were sold.


    • EEX Freight Futures achieved a total trading volume of 60,149 lots in February 2022, while Freight Options reached a volume of 3,060 lots during the last month.

    Agricultural Markets

    • EEX Dairy Futures increased by 45% compared to February 2021, reaching a volume of 3,151 contracts traded with Skimmed Milk Powder Futures being the main growth driver (+130%).

    The full report is attached to this E-Mail.

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