Croatia: CROPEX electricity trade in February

, SEE Energy News

In February 2021 on the Croatian energy exchange CROPEX a total volume of 552,517.9 MWh of electricity was traded, which is 15.3 % less than in January, of which 521,011.3 MWh on the day-ahead market and 31,506.6 MWh on the intraday market. Traded volume in February 2021 was 0.6 % higher compared to the same month last year. Average daily base price on day-ahead market in February amounted to 50.37 euros/MWh, which is 6.5 % lower than in the previous month, while average euro-peak price reached 57.5 euros/MWh, 9.8 % lower compared to the previous month. The average price on the intraday market was 49.02 euros/MWh, 8.3 % lower compared to January. There are 23 participants on CROPEX day-ahead market (the same as in the previous month), sixteen of which have been active on the intraday market as well. Average daily traded volume on the day-ahead market in February amounted to 18,607.5 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 last year, 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.