European Energy Exchange
|Headquarters:||Augustusplatz 9, 04109 Leipzig, Germany|
Haus der Bundespressekonferenz, Schiffbauerdamm 40, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Rue d’Idalie 11-13, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Via Monte di Pietà 21, 20121 Milan, Italy
Filipstad Brygge 1, 0252 Oslo, Norway
11 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London E14 4HE, United Kingdom
Torre Europa, Paseo de la Castellana 95-15º, 28046 Madrid, Spain
|Date of foundation:||2002|
|Traded commodities and traded volumes in 2016:||
Power Total: 4,455.6 TWh
Global Commodities (CLTX):
|Current number of employees (end 2016):||453|
|Annual report(s):||EEX 2015 Annual Report|
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe. It develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and commodity products. At EEX, contracts on Power, Coal and Emission
Allowances as well as Freight and Agricultural Products are traded or registered for clearing. Alongside EEX, EPEX SPOT, Powernext, Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX), PEGAS , Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE) and Gaspoint Nordic are also members of EEX Group. Clearing and settlement of trading transactions are provided by the clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC). EEX is part of Deutsche Börse Group.
PXE joins EEX Group.
EEX gains a 50% shareholding in the Danish gas exchange Gaspoint Nordic EEX acquires the majority shareholding in Powernext and indirectly in EPEX SPOT; operation of the gas markets by Powernext under the PEGAS brand Integration of APX-Belpex into EPEX SPOT as a wholly owned subsidiary.
Acquisition of the majority shareholding in Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) by EEX.
Expansion of the cooperation between EEX and Powernext into the gas market – establishment of PEGAS.
Launch of the cooperation between EEX and Powernext in short-term power trading – establishment of EPEX SPOT.
Spin-off of the clearing business into ECC.
Establishment of EEX through the merger between the two German power exchanges.