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  • European Energy Exchange AG
  • Augustusplatz 9
  • 04109 Leipzig
  • Contact person
  • Katrin Berken
  • +49 (341) 2156-202

Invitation to Joint Press Conference

(PresseBox) (Leipzig, ) The Leipzig-based European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) and the Paris-based energy exchange Powernext SA have decided to integrate their Spot and Derivatives Electricity Markets and have, hence, laid the foundation for a pan-European exchange.

We will have the pleasure to introduce this joint initiative to you in the framework of a press con-ference to which we cordially invite you.

Joint Press Conference
"Integrating Power Markets - Cooperation between EEX and Powernext"
Friday, 30 May 2008, at 10.30 am
International Press Centre
"Passage Room"
Residence Palace
Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 155, Bruxelles / Brussel 1040

At this event, the European Commissioner for Energy Andris Piebalgs, will outline his vision for European electricity trading. Furthermore, Jean-François Conil-Lacoste, Chief Executive Officer of Powernext SA, and Dr. Hans-Bernd Menzel, the Chief Executive Officer of EEX AG, will announce the details of the cooperation.

Please let us know by E-mail ( / whether you wish to attend our press conference by May 26, 2008.

The press conference will be live webcasted. You will be able to send your questions to the speakers during the press conference via internet. Detailed information on how to access the webcast and the messaging function will be made available to you on the internet sites of both exchanges and

In case you have any questions, we are, of course, at your disposal and look forward to welcoming you to our press conference in Brussels on 30 May 2008.