EEX

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

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

Website:eex.com

About

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.

History
2020

 

 

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.

 

 

2019

 

 

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.

 

 

2018

 

 

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

 

 

2017

 

 

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

 

 

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

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