Romania: OPCOM average price of electricity increased on its spot market by 10.5 % in 2019

, SEE Energy News

In 2018, the average price of electricity on the spot market was 44.9 euros/MWh. The traded volume in 2019 amounted to 23.1 TWh, which is slightly down (0.7 %) compared to the previous year. The share of day-ahead market was 41 %, similar to 2018 level. Romanian energy exchange OPCOM reported that the average price of electricity on its day-ahead market amounted to 49.5 euros/MWh last year, which is 10.5 % higher than in the previous year.
The value of electricity traded last year on the spot market was around 1.2 billion euros, which is a 10 % increase, compared to 2018.
The number of participants registered in this market until 31 December 2019 was of 381, out of which 336 were active on the market.