EEX

European Energy Exchange
Headquarters: Augustusplatz 9, 04109 Leipzig, Germany
Location(s):

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
CEO: Peter Reitz
Traded commodities and traded volumes in 2016:

Power Total: 4,455.6 TWh

Global Commodities (CLTX):

  • Freight: 12,655 contracts
  • Iron Ore: 315,621.2 kt
  • Fertilisers: 1.801,5 kt
  • Fuel Oil: 4,703.1 kt
Current number of employees (end 2016): 453
Annual report(s): EEX 2015 Annual Report
Website: eex.com

About

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.

History
2016  

PXE joins EEX Group.

 

2015  

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.

 

2014  

Acquisition of the majority shareholding in Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) by EEX.

 

2013  

Expansion of the cooperation between EEX and Powernext into the gas market – establishment of PEGAS.

 

2008  

Launch of the cooperation between EEX and Powernext in short-term power trading – establishment of EPEX SPOT.

 

2006  

Spin-off of the clearing business into ECC.

 

2002  

Establishment of EEX through the merger between the two German power exchanges.

 

Member of the Europex General Assembly

Peter Reitz, CEO of EEX

Europex contact person

Daniel Wragge, Head of Political & Regulatory Affairs

  • +32 2 627 19 33 (Brussels)

    +49 341 2156-204 (Leipzig)

  • daniel.wragge@eex.com

Headquarters

General contact details

  • EEX – European Energy Exchange AG

    Augustusplatz 9

    04109 Leipzig

    Germany

  • +49 341 2156-0
  • +49 341 2156-109