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
CEO:Peter Reitz
Traded commodities and traded volumes in 2018:Power spot & derivatives (EEX Group): 4,962 TWh

Natural gas spot & derivatives (EEX Group): 1,9629 TWh

Emission Allowances: 2,896.6 million tonnes of CO2

Agriculturals: 60,251 contracts

Freight: 35,715 contracts

Current number of employees (end 2018):590
Annual report(s):EEX Group 2017 Annual Report


The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EEX offers contracts on Power, Emission Allowances as well as Freight and Agricultural Products. EEX is part of Deutsche Börse Group.

EEX Group consists of the following companies: European Energy Exchange (EEX), the European Power Exchange (EPEX SPOT), Powernext, Cleartrade Exchange, Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE), Gaspoint Nordic, Nodal Exchange and the clearing companies European Commodity Clearing (ECC) and Nodal Clear. EEX Group is based in 16 worldwide locations and 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.






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


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