Croatia, 456,591 MWh of electricity was traded on CROPEX in August

, SEE Energy News

A total volume of 456,590.9 MWh of electricity was traded on the Croatian energy exchange CROPEX in August 2021, which is 11 % more than in July, of which 408,707.2 MWh on the day-ahead market and 47,883.7 MWh on the intraday market. Traded volume in August 2021 was 12.1 % lower compared to the same month last year.

Average daily base price on day-ahead market in August amounted to 105.51 euros/MWh, which is 12.5 % higher than in the previous month, while average euro-peak price reached 115.43 euros/ MWh, 16 % higher compared to the previous month. The average price on the intraday market was 104.35 euros/MWh, 10.8 % higher compared to July. There are 24 participants on CROPEX day- ahead market (the same as in the previous month), eighteen of which have been active on the intraday market as well. Average daily traded volume on the day-ahead market in August amounted to 13,184.1 MWh.

CROPEX was launched on 11 March 2016 in cooperation with Nord Pool, Europe’s leading electricity exchange, and is co-owned by the Croatian electricity transmission system operator (HOPS) and the Croatian electricity market operator (HROTE). Intraday market was launched in April 2017. On 19 June 2018, after joint project of Croatian and Slovenian transmission system operators and power exchanges, CROPEX day ahead market was successfully coupled with MRC markets through Croatian – Slovenian border.