Energy Exchange Austria
Headquarters:Alserbachstraße 14-16, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Location(s):Vienna, Austria
Date of foundation:8 June 2001

Members of the Executive Board:

Jürgen Wahl, Rudolf Schneider

Traded commodities and traded volumes in 2018:Power Day Ahead Spot Auction for Austria and Germany: 7,9 TWh
Current number of employees (December 2017):21 members of staff; 13, 2 full-time equivalent
Annual report(s):EXAA 2001-2018 Annual Reports


EXAA (Abwicklungsstelle für Energieprodukte AG) is Austria’s power and environmental exchange based in Vienna. Founded on 8th June 2001, EXAA opened for spot market trading in electric power on 21st March 2002. Since then, EXAA has developed into a major instrument for efficiently exploiting the trading possibilities of the liberalised energy markets of Central Europe.

Over the years, trade areas and agendas have been continuously extended:

October 2018Price zone splitting between AT and DE resulting in 2 separate but simultaneous auctions at EXAA
December 2017Highest Q4 trading volumes since EXAA’s foundation
June 2017Relaunch EXAA Green Power
December 2015Designation as a nominated electricity market operator (NEMO).
August 2015Appointment as Registered Reporting Mechanism (RRM)
September 2014Launch of quarter hourly products on day ahead markets.
October 2013EXAA introduces negative prices with a min. price limit of -150 EUR/MWh.
December 2012Introduction of a Green Power trading segment.
March 2012Monthly volume record: more than 1 million MWh traded.
December 2009EXAA adds TransnetBW and 50Hertz to cover the whole AT/DE market zone.
January 2009Start of the “training for energy and environmental markets” program “teem”.
April 2008Higher priority for market orders within the auction algorithm.
May 2005EXAA adds Amprion grid as the 3rd tradeable market zone.
June 2004 

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


October 2003EXAA adds TenneT grid as a tradeable market zone.
February 2003Introduction of post-trading.
March 2002First block products.

Member of the Europex General Assembly

Jürgen Wahl, Member of the Executive Board

Europex contact person

Dipl.-Ing. Ronald Gjurkowitsch, Business Development

  • +43 664 220 85 21
  • ronald.gjurkowitsch@exaa.at


General contact details

  • EXAA – Abwicklungsstelle für Energieprodukte AG

    Palais Liechtenstein

    Alserbachstraße 14-16

    1090 Vienna


  • +43 1 253 72 72 90
  • +43 1 253 72 72 – 96
  • office@exaa.at