Energy Exchange is the term used for the exchange market with energy products organized by the Czech Moravian Commodity Exchange Kladno (CMKB). It was launched on 11 November 2002 on the basis of the authorization granted to the commodity exchange by Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic. In 2009 this specialised market started to profile electricity and natural gas for end customers, i.e. actual supplies of electricity and natural gas directly to the supply points of customers from the corporate sector and also from amongst the public contracting authorities. Currently, it represents the central market place for trading in electricity or gas in the Czech Republic.
At the Czech Moravian Commodity Exchange Kladno 557 contracts for the supply of 794.8 thousand MWh of natural gas and electricity for final customers worth 639.3 million crowns were concluded in the 14th week.
The price of annual natural gas contracts increased by 2.1 percent compared the previous week in the small sale, 3.7 percent in the whole sale, and consistently closed at 527 CZK/MWh.
Annual electricity contracts ended in low-voltage trading at CZK 1398 per MWh, in high voltage with at CZK 1337 per MWh.