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OMIP and OMIClear Quarterly Auction Results, December 2015

In the last weeks, OMIP – the Iberian power derivatives exchange, has successfully held two quarterly Auctions with unique features in the European power market: the 9th auction of Financial Transmission Rights (FTR) for the Portugal-Spain electrical interconnection (on 10th of December) and the 17th Special Regime Auction for electricity acquired by last resort supplier to Special Regime Producers (on 15th of December).


Regarding the results of the FTR auction:

400 MW of optional FTR were auctioned for each direction of the cross-border capacity for the 1st Quarter of 2016 and 200 MW for the Year 2016 for each direction.

OMIP is pleased to announce that several Iberian and Non-Iberian entities participated in the auction, and the auctioned quantities were awarded at:

0.06 €/MWh for the FTR E-P – 1st Quarter 2016
0.09 €/MWh for the FTR P-E – 1st Quarter 2016
0.05 €/MWh for the FTR E-P – Year 2016
0.1 €/MWh for the FTR P-E – Year 2016
The next FTR Auction will occur next March, 2016.


Concerning the PRE Auction results:

A volume of 400 PTEL Baseload Quarter Futures were auctioned for the delivery period of the 1st quarter 2016 (200) and 2nd quarter 2016 (200) and also 75 PTEL Baseload Year Futures for the delivery period of 2016, which corresponds to the total volume of 1,532,200 MWh. The delivery rate amounts to 1 MW per contract.

A total of 12 OMIP members participated in this auction and 4 ended up with allocated volumes on the 1st quarter of 2016, 5 on the 2nd quarter of 2016 and 5 on the year 2016.

The quantity auctioned was completely allocated at a closing price of 47.60€/MWh for the 1st quarter 2016; 43.40€/MWh for the 2nd quarter 2016 and 46.50€/MWh for the year 2016, following a total of 12 rounds.

The allocated quantities were registered for clearing and settlement with OMIClear - the Clearing House of the MIBEL Derivatives Market.