European Energy Exchange
Headquarters:Augustusplatz 9, 04109 Leipzig, Germany

Haus der Bundespressekonferenz, Schiffbauerdamm 40, 10117 Berlin, Germany


Square de Meeûs 5-6, 1000 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 2019:Power spot & derivatives (EEX Group): 6,428 TWh

Natural gas spot & derivatives (EEX Group): 2,542 TWh

Emission Allowances: 1,139 million tonnes of CO2

Agriculturals: 57,125 contracts

Freight: 74,776 contracts

Current number of employees (mid 2020):742
Annual report(s):EEX Group 2018 Annual Report

EEX Group 2019 Annual Report

Latest Reports


The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe and develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. Today, EEX is the No. 1 exchange in power and dry bulk freight trading worldwide.

As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EEX offers trading in power, gas, freight and agricultural products. In addition, EEX has been awarded the role of common auction platform to auction emission allowances within the EU ETS.

EEX Group consists of the following companies: European Energy Exchange (EEX), the European Power Exchange (EPEX SPOT), Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE), Nodal Exchange, Grexel, EEX Asia and the clearing houses European Commodity Clearing (ECC) and Nodal Clear. EEX Group is based in 16 worldwide locations and is part of Deutsche Börse Group.




EEX has successfully integrated Powernext and Gaspoint Nordic as of 1 January 2020. EEX enters Japanese power market with successful launch of its new clearing offering for Japanese Power Futures.






EEX Group acquired U.S. based NFX’ commodities business for U.S. Power, U.S. Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Ferrous Metals and Dry Bulk Freight.






Launch of EEX Asia as the Asian exchange of EEX Group.






EEX acquires 100 % of the US based Nodal Exchange Holdings, LLC.






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.


Member of the Europex General Assembly

Peter Reitz, CEO

Europex contact person

Daniel Wragge, Head of Political & Regulatory Affairs

  • +32 2 627 19 33 (Brussels)

    +49 341 2156-204 (Leipzig)



General contact details

  • EEX – European Energy Exchange AG

    Augustusplatz 9

    04109 Leipzig


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