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EEX sees further growth in global power markets

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EEX Group global power markets were up 47% year-on-year in May at 952.5 TWh, mostly driven by further significant growth on the French (+140% YoY), the Spanish (+129% YoY), and Japanese (+128% YoY) EEX power derivatives markets.

The Serbian PXE-EEX power derivatives market meanwhile reached a monthly record level of 0.6 TWh.

In the Nordics, a total of 0.7 TWh was traded in the new Nordic Zonal Futures since launch at the end of March, including 0.5 TWh in May 2024. In addition, trading volumes in the EEX Nordic System Price Futures offering grew substantially year-on-year (+453%).

Volumes on the European power spot markets increased by 28% YoY, with monthly records on the EPEX SPOT German (9.0 TWh) and Dutch (1.5 TWh) intraday markets.

EEX Group’s global natural gas markets increased by 15% YoY to 620.1 TWh, including a substantial growth of 561% on the Nodal natural gas derivatives market. Trading volumes on the TTF market increased by 19% YoY in spot and by 31% YoY in derivatives trading at EEX.

The EEX emissions derivatives markets increased significantly by 128% YoY, while the Nodal environmental markets reached an all-time high with 51,747 lots, up 62% compared to the previous year.

Trading in the agricultural segment also picked up: European Dairy Futures continued to expand with a growth of 94% to 3,495 contracts; while trading in Processing Potato Futures increased by 82% to 256 contracts.

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