EEX trading results for Natural Gas and CO2 Emission Allowances in September

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In September, the total Spot Market volume for Natural Gas(GPL and NCG market areas) was 112,560 MWh (September 2008: 158,880 MWh).This volume includes 5,256 MWh traded in the Natural Gas auction launched on 15 July 2009. The Spot Market price for the day-ahead delivery of Natural Gas ranged between EUR 7.50 per MWh and EUR 10.60 per MWh.

The volumes on the Derivatives Market for Natural Gas (GPL and NCG market areas) amounted to 724,890 MWh (September 2008: 1,086,930 MWh). On 30 September 2009, the open interest was 3,724,196 MWh. On 30 September 2009 Natural Gas prices for delivery in 2010 were fixed at EUR 15.30 per MWh (GPL) and EUR 15.48 per MWh (NCG), respectively.

A total of 1,778,791 EU Allowances (EUA) was traded on the EEX Spot Market for CO2 Emission Allowances in September. During the month, the Carbix (Carbon Index) ranged between EUR 12.90 per EUA and EUR 15.35 per EUA.

The volume on the EEX Derivatives Market for CO2 Emission Allowances was 1,498,000 EUA (September 2008: 7,004,000 EUA). The 2009 future contract was fixed at EUR 13.20 per EUA on 30 September 2009, and the 2010 future contract at EUR 13.47 per EUA.

On the CO2 Derivatives Market for Certified Emission Reductions a volume of 105,000 CER was traded (September 2008: 281,000 CER). On 30 September 2009, the 2009 future contract was traded at EUR 11.90 per CER and the 2010 future contract at EUR 11.42 per CER.
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