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) 8 contracts for the supply of 82.1 thousand MWh of natural gas and electricity for final customers worth 88.3 million crowns were concluded in the 5th week. Natural gas has significantly fell against the end of last year.Annual natural gas contracts in bulk trading were traded at CZK 418/MWh in the 5th week, a decrease of 14.7 percent against last year’s closing price, in the retail sector were traded ad CZK 443/MWh (down 8.8 percent from the end of the year).
Annual low-voltage electricity contracts fell by 3.3 percent to CZK 1248/MWh compared to the previous week, high-voltage elektricity contracts closing at CZK 1232/MWh.