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.
In the 29th week at the Czech Moravian Commodity Exchange Kladno (ČMKB) 14 contracts for the supply of 26.7 thousand MWh of natural gas and electricity for final customers worth 16.7 million crowns were concluded.
The price of the annual natural gas contracts in wholesale increased by 1.7 percent compared to the previous week to CZK 529/MWh. Two-year contracts have increased by 3.3 percent to CZK 558/MWh compared to the previous trading in the retail, in wholesale by 3.9 percent with a closing price of CZK 561/MWh.
Two-year low-voltage electricity contracts ended trading at CZK 1475/MWh, up 6.9 percent from the beginning of July.