Europex is a not-for-profit association of European energy exchanges with 28 members. It represents the interests of exchange-based wholesale electricity, gas and environmental markets, focuses on developments of the European regulatory framework for wholesale energy trading and provides a discussion platform at European level.
The activities of the association include:
Promoting the role of energy exchanges as a way of increasing competition by creating price transparency and implementing the European single electricity and gas market.
Supporting the liberalisation of the different European electricity and gas systems.
Dealing with the issue of international trading, with special emphasis on providing a market solution to the congestion problems.
Maintaining a dialogue with the European Union institutions and with other European electricity, gas and environmental markets related entities.
Increasing co-operation between European energy exchanges and promoting free trade.
Collecting information, preparing reports and providing advice in matters related to the aforementioned objectives.
Assessing the need for recommendations regarding market information dissemination and market rules especially related to market power abuse.