Trade Reports

PRISMA Trading Results for May 2015

05.06.2015

Primary Capacity Auctions

LEIPZIG – In May 2015, 6.055 primary capacity auctions were placed by the participating TSOs on PRISMA – the joint capacity platform of major European TSOs. Overall, 1.069 successful auctions were registered on the platform in May 2015.

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

Product Offered Marketed
May 2015 May 2014 YTD Delta May 2015 May 2014 YTD Delta
Day-ahead Unbundled Capacity [MWh/h] 12.759.838 11.503.007 10,9% 577.162 652.665 -11,6%
Number of Auctions 4.437 3.628 22,3% 1.005 650 54,6%
Bundled Capacity [MWh/h] 2.378.639 2.207.280 7,8% 43.282 87.431 -50,5%
Number of Auctions 1.450 1.371 5,8% 34 183 -81,4%
Month-ahead Unbundled Capacity [MWh/h] 350.555 372.630 -5,9% 17.742 29.823 -40,5%
Number of Auctions 125 116 7,8% 26 30 -13,3%
Bundled Capacity [MWh/h] 80.535 35.760 125,2% 971 944 2,8%
Number of Auctions 43 22 95,5% 4 3 33,3%

Secondary Trading

In May 2015, the total secondary volume amounted to 26.420 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 May 57 26.420,656
Daily 16 6.116
Monthly 12 6.382
Quarterly 3 1.849
Yearly 7 1.713
Flexible runtimes
(with varying contract periods)
19 10.360

Currently, 435 companies with more than 1.490 users are registered with PRISMA and can therefore participate in capacity trading on the platform