Trade Reports

PRISMA Trading Results for April 2015

05.05.2015

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:  


Product Offered Marketed
April 2015 April 2014 YTD Delta April 2015 April 2014 YTD Delta
Day-ahead Unbundled Capacity [MWh/h] 12.087.022 10.786.460 12,1% 599.759 597.006 0,5%
Number of Auctions 4.137 3.363 23,0% 872 555 57,1%
Bundled Capacity [MWh/h] 2.449.786 2.366.680 3,5% 5.810 88.887 -93,5%
Number of Auctions 1.516 1.409 7,6% 15 177 -91,5%
Month-ahead Unbundled Capacity [MWh/h] 292.203 373.928 -21,9% 20.180 23.857 -15,4%
Number of Auctions 126 115 9,6% 28 31 -9,7%
Bundled Capacity [MWh/h] 66.250 31.770 108,5% 766 1.181 -35,1%
Number of Auctions 39 22 77,3% 4 2 100%

Secondary Trading

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
(in MWh/h)
Total trading volume in April 76 38.146,943
Daily 34 19.661
Monthly 19 6.753
Quarterly 0 0
Yearly 5 3.151
Flexible runtimes
(with varying contract periods)
18 8.582

Currently, 428 companies with more than 1.450 users are registered with PRISMA and can therefore participate in capacity trading on the platform.