EPEX SPOT power trading results of March 2016: UK and France push power spot volumes
In March 2016, a total volume of 48.1 TWh was traded on EPEX SPOT Day-Ahead and Intraday power markets (March 2015: 46.8 TWh). Day-Ahead markets: In March 2016, power trading on the Day-Ahead markets on EPEX SPOT (including APX) accounted for a total of 43,004,540 MWh (March 2015: 41,549,177 MWh). The rapid growth of the volumes traded on the French and the UK Day-Ahead markets continued. Another monthly all-time high was reached in March in the UK with 6,165,284 MWh traded while the new daily record was traded on 28 March 2016 with 231,666 MWh, exceeding the previous record set in January 2016.
Prices in Central Western Europe, connected within the Multiregional Coupling, converged 44% of the time (March 2015: 9%). ….