Trading volumes are growing on the Ukrainian energy market

 

According to the state-owned Market Operator, in November 2019, the total volume of purchase and sale of electricity on the day-ahead market (DAM) increased by 13% compared to the previous month and amounted to 4137.1 GWh. This figure consists of two parts: the volume of purchase and sale on the DAM in the IPS of Ukraine, which amounted to 3719.1 GWh in November (+ 11% compared to October), and the volume of purchase and sale in Burshtyn TPP energy island, which increased by 34.8%, to 418 GWh in November. 

In turn, the volume of purchase and sale of electricity on the intra-day market in November increased by 108.1% compared to October, to 202.3 GWh. In November, from 49 to 136 participants took part in the work of this market depending on the day of the month. At the same time, the number of day-ahead market participants fluctuated less significantly and ranged from 232 to 241 participants.

According to the results of the month, the weighted average price on the DAM decreased by 12.5% ​​compared to October prices, to 1367.55 UAH/MWh. At the same time, the average price on the intra-day market fell by 25.9% compared to the weighted average price in October, up to 1260.10 UAH /MWh.

The total cost of purchased-sold electricity on the DAM amounted to 6789.2 million UAH, 1% less than in October. The cost of purchased-sold electricity on the DAM in the trading zones amounted to: the IPS of Ukraine – 5892.6 million UAH (-4.4%); Burshtyn TPP island – 896.6 million UAH (+ 28.5%).

According to the operator, the size of the largest share of electricity sold on the DAM in the trade zone of the IPS of Ukraine owned by the Guaranteed Buyer increased to 55.79% (PSO + a feed-in tariff) from 40.00% in October. For comparison, in September this figure was 55.75%.

Tags: electricity, energy market, Guaranteed buyer

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