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EPEX SPOT market trading volume at 49.7 TWh in May

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The European Power Spot market, operated by EPEX SPOT, recorded a trading volume of 49.7 TWh in May. The Intraday Markets increased by 2%, totaling to 10.9 TWh.

The European Power Derivatives Market reached 268.1 TWh during the last month with increases in the Belgian Power Futures (+101%), the Austrian Power Futures (+69%), the Dutch Power Futures (+18%) and the Swiss Power Futures (+7%).
Trading volumes in Japanese Power Futures increased by 4% to 404.4 GWh, with EEX celebrating two successful years since launch in May 2020.

In the US Power market, Nodal Exchange set a new monthly record, up 83% in comparison to May 2021, resulting in a total trading volume of 220.1 TWh.

EEX Group’s global Natural Gas markets increased by 163% to 578.9 TWh.

Trading on the EEX Natural Gas Spot markets amounted to 258.0 TWh which is more than double (+110%) the volume compared to May 2021. This development was driven by growth in all market areas, in particular the German THE (+107%), the Czech CZ VTP (+189%), the Dutch TTF (+142%) and the British NBP hub (+2,638%).

The EEX Natural Derivatives Markets increased by 190% to a volume of 280.4 TWh. The German THE hub reached a new monthly record at 70.6 TWh (previous record: March 2022). EEX also recorded significant growth in Gas Derivatives on the French PEG (+1,560%), the Spanish PVB (+877%) and the Austrian CEGH hub (+428%).

The US Natural Gas Derivatives market posted a new monthly record with 40.4 TWh traded.

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