Croatia: Traded electricity on CROPEX in March

, SEE Energy News

On the Croatian energy exchange CROPEX a total volume of 534,413.6 MWh of electricity was traded in March 2021, which is 3.3 % less than in February, of which 513,477.2 MWh on the day-ahead market and 20,936.4 MWh on the intraday market. Traded volume in March 2021 was 5.9 % higher compared to the same month last year. Average daily base price on day-ahead market in March amounted to 55.94 euros/MWh, which is 11.1 % higher than in the previous month, while average euro-peak price reached 58.39 euros/MWh, 1.5 % higher compared to the previous month. The average price on the intraday market was 55.04 euros/MWh, 12.3 % higher compared to February. There are 23 participants on CROPEX day-ahead market (the same as in the previous month), sixteen of which have been active on theintraday market as well. Average daily traded volume on the day-ahead market in March amounted to 16,563.8 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.