In December 2016, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) has reached a volume of 287.4 TWh on its power derivatives markets. Compared with the previous year, the total volume rose by 23% (December 2015: 233.6 TWh).
At 205.2 TWh, Power Futures for Germany/Austria contributed the largest share to the total volume. Compared to the previous year, volumes in this market increased by 43% (December 2015: 143.8 TWh). Also the Spanish market recorded significant growth with a volume of 6.7 TWh which corresponds to an increase of 52% (December 2015: 4.4 TWh).
The December volumes comprised 142.3 TWh registered at EEX for clearing. Clearing and settlement of all transactions was executed by European Commodity Clearing (ECC).