The European Power Spot markets reached a total volume of 50.0 TWh in April. A total of 39.2 TWh were traded in the Day-Ahead markets while the Intraday markets reached 10.8 TWh during the last month.
Trading in European Power Derivatives amounted to 219.6 TWh, with increases in the Dutch (+41%), Austrian (+8%) and Swiss Power Futures (+51%).
The US Power Derivatives market increased by 14% to 244.2 TWh.
The European Natural Gas Spot market reached a total volume of 276.7 TWh which marks an increase of 78% compared to April 2021.
All Spot market areas showed increased volumes. Trading in the German THE (+59%), French PEG (+51%), British NBP (+2486%) and Belgian ZTP hub (+105%) reached record volumes.
The European Natural Gas Derivatives market increased to 208.5 TWh.
Most of the trading hubs posted strong volume increases, among them the German THE (+614%), the Dutch TTF (+138%), the French PEG (+744%) and the Austrian CEGH hub (+262%).
The US Gas Derivatives market reached a trading volume of 1.2 TWh during April.
The European Environmental market reached a total trading volume of 84.3 million tonnes of CO2. Thereof a volume of 36.4 million tonnes of CO2 was traded in European Emission Derivatives, driven by the Emissions Futures which increased by 29%.
Trading in US Environmental products resulted in 15,749 contracts.