Primary Capacity Auctions
LEIPZIG – In April 2015, 5.818 primary capacity auctions were placed by the participating TSOs on PRISMA – the joint capacity platform of major European TSOs. Overall, 919 successful auctions were registered on the platform in April 2015.
The volumes for the primary capacity auctions taking place at PRISMA can be broken down as follows:
|April 2015||April 2014||YTD Delta||April 2015||April 2014||YTD Delta|
|Number of Auctions||4.137||3.363||23,0%||872||555||57,1%|
|Number of Auctions||1.516||1.409||7,6%||15||177||-91,5%|
|Number of Auctions||126||115||9,6%||28||31||-9,7%|
|Number of Auctions||39||22||77,3%||4||2||100%|
In April 2015, the total secondary volume amounted to 38.147 MWh/h. The capacity volumes of the secondary market can be broken down as follows:
|Secondary Market Data||Number of Trades||Capacity
|Total trading volume in April||76||38.146,943|
(with varying contract periods)
Currently, 428 companies with more than 1.450 users are registered with PRISMA and can therefore participate in capacity trading on the platform.