Trade Reports

PRISMA Trading Results for October 2015

18.12.2015

LEIPZIG – In October 2015, 22.496 primary capacity auctions were placed by the participating TSOs on PRISMA – the joint capacity platform of major European TSOs. Overall, 936 successful auctions were registered on the platform in October 2015. The volumes for the primary capacity auctions taking place at PRISMA can be broken down as follows:

Primary Capacity Auctions

MWh/h

Product Offered Marketed
October 2015 October 2014 YTD Delta October 2015 October 2014 YTD Delta
Within day Unbundled Capacity [MWh/h] 58.914.244
12.496
Number of Auctions 14.653 28
Bundled Capacity [MWh/h] 2.088.502 2.094
Number of Auctions 605 8
Day-ahead Unbundled Capacity [MWh/h] 156.617.890 12.065.882 1.198% 519.337 939.255 -44,7%
Number of Auctions 4.562 3.874 17,8% 772 948 -18,6%
Bundled Capacity [MWh/h] 3.180.491 2.485.745 27,9% 76.941 46.862 64,2%
Number of Auctions 1.727 1.349 28% 50 78 -35,9%
Month-ahead Unbundled Capacity [MWh/h] 9.028.970 308.900 2.822,9% 12.590 15.086 -16,5%
Number of Auctions 130 110 18,2% 24 27 -11,1%
Bundled Capacity [MWh/h] 107.359 68.775 56,1% 2.746 3.456 -20,5%
Number of Auctions 50 38 31,6% 5 8 -37,5%

The October report introduces a new unit: MWh/d as the first auctions in kWh/d were placed on the PRISMA platform during this month. This unit was used for transactions on the UK market.

MWh/d

Product Offered Marketed
October 2015 October 2014 YTD Delta October 2015 October 2014 YTD Delta
Within day Unbundled Capacity [MWh/d] 14.756.404 175.407
Number of Auctions 700 45
Bundled Capacity [MWh/d] 118.244 6
Number of Auctions 2 1
Day-ahead Unbundled Capacity [MWh/d] 1.588.498 9.823
Number of Auctions 64 2
Bundled Capacity [MWh/d] 118.244 11
Number of Auctions 2 1
Month-ahead Unbundled Capacity [MWh/d] 23.562
Number of Auctions 1
Bundled Capacity [MWh/d]
Number of Auctions

Secondary Trading

In October 2015, the total secondary volume amounted to 46.940 MWh/h and 98.566 MWh/d. The capacity volumes of the secondary market can be broken down as follows:

MWh/h

Secondary Market Data Number of Trades Capacity
(in MWh/h)
Total trading volume 73 46.940
Daily 7 4.838
Monthly 29 10.211
Quarterly 0 0
Yearly 2 1.200
Flexible runtimes
(with varying contract periods)
35 30.691

MWh/d

Secondary Market Data Number of Trades Capacity
(in MWh/d)
Total trading volume3398.566
Daily2867.362
Monthly 0 0
Quarterly 0 0
Yearly 0 0
Flexible runtimes
(with varying contract periods)
5 31.203