EEX records major growth in Power, Emissions and Agricultural markets

EEX trading results for September 2016

Leipzig, (PresseBox) - In September 2016, the monthly volume on EEX’s power derivatives market amounted to 373.3 TWh, increasing the volume traded in September 2015 (225.8 TWh) by 65%.

In particular, the core markets Germany (248.2 TWh, +68%), France (46.2 TWh, +57%) and Italy (51.0 TWh, +33%) contributed to the total volume. Volume in power options for Germany increased nearly 3-fold to 18.6 TWh (September 2015: 6.9 TWh).

The September volumes comprised 199.0 TWh registered at EEX for clearing. Clearing and settlement of all transactions was executed by European Commodity Clearing (ECC).

Emission Allowances

On the EEX Market for emission allowances, a total volume of 92.6 million tonnes of CO2 was traded in September which represents an increase of 27% (September 2015: 73.0 million tonnes of CO2).

The volume on the EUA Derivatives Market more than doubled compared to the previous year, to 22.2 million tonnes of CO2 (September 2015: 9.2 million tonnes of CO2). Primary market auctions contributed 62.1 million tonnes of CO2 to the total volume.

Agricultural Products

In September, a total of 6,678 contracts were traded in agricultural products at EEX, representing more than a 4-fold volume increase against the previous year (September 2015: 1,424 contracts). The total volume included 5,593 contracts (equal to 139,825 tonnes) from European processing potatoes and 1,085 contracts (equal to 5,425 tonnes) from dairy products.

Global Commodities

In September, EEX registered 2,795 contracts in freight futures.

New Participants

In September, EEX admitted METAENERGIA S.p.A., Rome, and Vattenfall Europe Generation AG, Cottbus (Germany), as new trading participant.


European Energy Exchange AG

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe. It develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and commodity products. At EEX, contracts on Power, Coal and Emission Allowances as well as Freight and Agricultural Products are traded or registered for clearing. Alongside EEX, EPEX SPOT, Powernext, Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX), Gaspoint Nordic and Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE) are also part of EEX Group. Clearing and settlement of trading transactions are provided by the clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC). EEX is part of Deutsche Börse Group.

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