PRISMA Trading Results in August 2014

Primary Capacity Auctions
(PresseBox) (Leipzig, ) In August 2014, 5,324 primary capacity auctions were placed by participating TSOs on PRISMA - the joint capacity platform of major European TSOs. Overall, 766 successful auctions were registered on the platform in August.

Since its launch in April 2013, the allocated primary capacity at PRISMA reached a total of 222,135 MWh/h/y for yearly capacity, 49,931 MWh/h/q for quarterly capacity, 202,853 MWh/h/m for month-ahead capacity and 6,161,247 MWh/h/d for day-ahead capacity in July. Overall, 78,453 primary capacity auctions have taken place on the platform since its launch.

Secondary Trading

In August 2014 - the eighth month of secondary capacity trading on the PRISMA platform - the total secondary volume amounted to 21,631 MWh/h.

The secondary capacity contracts traded via PRISMA in August were concluded as Over-the-Counter (OTC) or CFO (Call for order) trades. Since its launch in January 2014, the overall secondary trading volume on PRISMA reached a total of 125,231 MWh/h/d in August.

Currently, 382 companies with 1,238 users are registered with PRISMA and can therefore participate in capacity trading on the platform.


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