A total volume of 540,431.9 MWh of electricity was traded on the Croatian energy exchange CROPEX in September 2021, which is 18.4 % more than in August, of which 507,950.6 MWh on the day-ahead market and 32,481.3 MWh on the intraday market. Traded volume in September 2021 was 14.4 % higher compared to the same month last year.
Average daily base price on day-ahead market in September amounted to 138.57 euros/MWh, which is 31.3 % higher than in the previous month, while average euro-peak price reached 148.1 euros/ MWh, 28.3 % higher compared to the previous month. The average price on the intraday market was 135.48 euros/MWh, 29.8 % higher compared to August.
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 September amounted to 16,931.7 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.