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 (CMKB) 183 contracts for the supply of 757.6 thousand MWh of electricity and natural gas for final customers worth 658.9 million crowns were concluded in the 6th week.
The prices of electricity and gas supply at CMKB reflected developments in wholesale markets, where prices increased by 10 to 15 percent at the end of the year, and are still at this level. Two-year low-voltage electricity contracts traded at CZK 1490/MWh in week 6. Annual electricity contracts in low-voltage closed at CZK 1567/MWh, in high-voltage at CZK 1514/MWh.
Two-year natural gas contracts in small off-take closed at 477 CZK/MWh. Annual gas contracts in small off-také were traded at CZK 483/MWh, in large off-také at CZK 486/MWh.