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EEX Transparency Platform to be Expanded with Power Market Data from Switzerland – swisselectric becomes New Partner

EEX Transparency Platform to be Expanded with Power Market Data from Switzerland – swisselectric becomes New Partner

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) and swisselectric have concluded an agreement whereby the swisselectric members, Axpo Group (Axpo Power AG, Axpo Trading AG, Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke AG), Alpiq and BKW will report generation and storage data from Switzerland on the EEX “Transparency in Energy Markets” transparency platform ( from the end of 2013. The integrated Swiss electricity suppliers that are members of swisselectric produce more than 50 TWh annually, covering a large part of the Swiss power generation (2012: 68 TWh, according to the International Energy Agency).
“We are pleased that, with swisselectric, we have found an important partner for the transparency platform”, confirms Steffen Köhler, Chief Operating Officer of EEX. “As a European power hub, Switzerland is of central importance for trading. And the publication of power data from Switzerland further promotes the standardisation of transparency publications“.
By using the “Transparency in Energy Markets” platform, the swisselectric members are complying with their obligation to publish insider information in accordance with the European REMIT ordinance and the Swiss Electricity Supply Regulation (StromVV). They require, amongst other aspects, the publication of data on the capacity, use and availability of plants for the generation, storage, transmission and consumption of electric power.
The market participants and the interested public will benefit from a uniform publication procedure and also from the comparability of data from Germany/Austria, the Czech Republic and Switzerland. Furthermore, a new data section will be established on the transparency platform with the publication of data on power storage.
The companies intend to publish data on both power generation and power storage. In accordance with the established publication procedure, data on the installed capacity, the planned and actual production as well as planned and unplanned non-availabilities of the reporting power plants in the statutory and voluntary segment will be reported on the platform. In addition to the installed pumping capacity of the pumped storage power plants, the publication of data on power storage will comprise the filling levels of the reservoirs as well as planned and unplanned non-availabilities.
In addition to the data publication, the Transparency Platform will be able to report these to the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and the national authorities, including the Swiss Federal Electricity Commission ElCom.
“Transparency in Energy Markets” is the neutral platform for energy market data which fulfils the statutory publication requirements and implements voluntary commitments of market participants. The transparency platform for generation and consumption data ( was established by EEX together with the four German transmission system operators – 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, Amprion GmbH, TenneT TSO GmbH and TransnetBW GmbH and the Austrian transmission system operator Austrian Power Grid AG. The platform is developed further and expanded in cooperation with the following associations; BDEW, Oesterreichs Energie, VKU, VIK, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and the Federal Network Agency. EEX is in charge of the operation of the platform, which comprises plausibility checking, anonymisation, aggregation and publication of the data reported. At present, 47 companies from Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic submit data to the platform.

Credit Europe Bank adopts SDX to boost structured products offering13-May-13

London,13 May 2013: Credit Europe Bank NV, one of the top 10 banks in the Netherlands,has chosen SDX, the real-time cross-asset front office system fromSuperDerivatives, to enhance its structured products offering in equities andforex.

via Pocket May 15, 2013 at 07:31PM

Migration Of SPECTRA To M1 Data Center

As part of technology infrastructure development strategy, the Moscow Exchange has planned to migrate SPECTRA platform to the M1 data center (125 Varshavskoe shosse, Moscow) which plays the role of the main Moscow Exchange data center. The migration should be completed by Q3 2013.

via Pocket May 15, 2013 at 07:29PM

NZX Expands Global Reach Through BT Radianz Services

BT and NZX today announced that the New Zealand market operator’s trading and market data services will now be accessible to members of the BT Radianz Cloud community.

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INTL FCStone Inc. to Acquire Control of Cleartrade Exchange


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IPC launches app development partner programme

The Affinity Partner Program will offer a framework for vendors and customers to develop collaboration and trading workflow applications using IPC’s Blue Wave development platform for Unigy.

via Pocket May 15, 2013 at 07:22PM

GoldenTree Asset Management Expands With Paladyne Data Management Warehouse

Paladyne Systems®, Inc.

via Pocket May 15, 2013 at 07:16PM

Clarus Financial Technology Launches SDR View for Swap Data Repositories

Clarus Financial Technology today announced the release of SDR View, its Swaps Data Repository viewer application. The DTCC DDR trade repository has been set-up to publicly disseminate all OTC Derivatives trade activity that is required to be reported under the Dodd-Frank Act.

via Pocket May 15, 2013 at 07:14PM

PT DCI and Equinix Announce Opening of New Data Center in Indonesia

PT Data Center Infrastructure Indonesia (PT DCI), in partnership with Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the opening of its data center facility located at Cibitung, West Java.

via Pocket May 15, 2013 at 07:12PM

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