Trade Reports

PRISMA Trading Results for August 2015

17.09.2015

Primary Capacity Auctions

LEIPZIG – In August 2015, 6.313 primary capacity auctions were placed by the participating TSOs on PRISMA – the joint capacity platform of major European TSOs. Overall, 1.049 successful auctions were registered on the platform in August 2015.

The volumes for the primary capacity auctions taking place at PRISMA can be broken down as follows:

Product Offered Marketed
August 2015 August 2014 YTD Delta August 2015 August 2014 YTD Delta
Day-ahead Unbubdled Capacity [MWh/h] 13.389.592 11.647.931 15,0% 640.763 528.610 21,2%
Number of Auctions 4.568 3.786 20,7% 974 639 52,4%
Bundled Capacity [MWh/h] 2.207.455 2.594.322 -14,9% 24.282 39.909 -39,2%
Number of Auctions 1.570 1.410 11,3% 43 99 -56,6%
Month-ahead Unbundled Capacity [MWh/h] 357,460 360.700 -0,9% 19.239 18.076 6,4%
Number of Auctions 133 109 22,0% 28 26 7,7%
Bundled Capacity [MWh/h] 68.823 29.276 135,1% 2.018 30 6625,6%
Number of Auctions 42 18 133,3% 4 2 100,0%


Secondary Trading

In August  2015, the total secondary volume amounted to 27.799 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 August 77 27.799
Daily 5 4.821
Monthly 30 12.591
Quarterly 10 1.034
Yearly 14 2.236
Flexible runtimes
(with
varying contract periods)
18 7.117
Currently, 464 companies with more than 1.600 users are registered with PRISMA and can therefore participate in capacity trading on the platform.