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EEX conducts milestone in emissions trading: 1,500th auction executed

01 Aug 2018

EEX conducts milestone in emissions trading: 1,500th auction executed

On 1 August 2018, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) has successfully conducted its 1,500th primary market auction for emission allowances. The auction which was held on behalf of Poland comprised a volume of 1,773,500 European Emission Allowances (EUA) and cleared at a price of €17.38/EUA. In total, 26 bidders took part in the auction.

Nearly 90 percent of the overall primary market volume in Europe is currently auctioned via EEX. In total, EEX raised revenues of more than 27.6 billion Euros on behalf of the respective auctioneers for the auctions hosted on its platform.

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EEX offers contracts on Power and Emission Allowances as well as Freight and Agricultural Products. EEX is part of Deutsche Börse Group.

The full press release is available on the EEX website.

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