Power Trading

IEX FY24 and March Update- Overall Volumes Up, Green Market Volumes Slump

Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), India’s premier electricity exchange, achieved 110 BU in FY’24, registering an increase of 13.8% on YoY basis. Electricity volumes at 101.7BU increased 12% YoY. Additionally, 75.39 lac RECs (equivalent to 7,539 MU) were traded during FY’24. REC traded volume in FY’24 increased 26% on YoY basis. The Government undertook several measures […]

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IEX February Update- DAM Price Falls 26% YoY To Rs 4.93/unit

The  Indian Energy Exchange, India’s premier electricity exchange, achieved 9,462 MU overall volume in February’24, marking a 15.4% year-over-year increase. The Market Clearing Price in Day Ahead Market during February ‘24 was Rs. 4.93/unit, down approximately 26% year-on-year, due to increased sell liquidity. The sell bids on the exchange (Day Ahead Market plus Real Time […]

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CERC Moves On Pilot Project For Market Coupling

Reports have confirmed that the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has ordered for a shadow pilot on market coupling of India’s power exchanges. The news confirms  what has been suspected for long, that despite protestations of IEX the premier power exchange, and many other stakeholders, the government is determined to push ahead with market coupling […]

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January Power Market- IEX Reports Highest Ever Volumes, Green Power Slides

Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), India’s leading electricity exchange, achieved the highest-ever total volumes in January 2024, reaching 10,893 million units (MU) – marking a 26.1% year-over-year increase. This volume comprises 9,137 MU from the conventional power market segment, 236 MU from the green market segment, and 15.20 lakh Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) (equivalent to 1,520 […]

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IEX Power Market Update for November 2023

Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), India’s largest power trading exchange, had a strong November, achieving 9,136 MU overall volume, including 7.55 Lac Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) (equivalent to 755 MU), marking a 17.5% increase on YoY basis. IEX achieved 8,371 MU total electricity volume in November 2023, registering an increase of 13% on YoY basis. However, […]

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Indore-Based EKI Power Gets Nod For ISTS Power Trading Licence

Indore-based EKI Power Trading Limited today received approval for a licence from the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) for commencing transmission of power under the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS). The decision from the central commission came when the firm moved the CERC seeking its approval for a licence of electricity transmission.  The company was incorporated […]

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Tight Power Markets Drive Up Volumes 21% YoY On IEX

Indian Energy Exchange, India’s premier energy exchange, achieved 9260 MU total electricity volume in October 2023, registering an increase of 21% on YoY basis.  IEX achieved 9,483 MU overall volume, including 2.17 Lac Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) (equivalent to 217 MU) and 5,814 Energy Saving Certificates (ESCerts) (equivalent to 5.8 MU). The overall volume traded during […]

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Power Exchange Prices Likely To Remain Competitive For Next 10 Months: IEX 

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) claimed that with the global fuel prices coming down and other favourable conditions, the clearing prices in Indian power exchanges are likely to remain competitive for the next few months, unlike 2022-23. SN Goel, Chairman, and Managing Director of IEX, claimed that the trend would likely prevail for the next […]

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CERC Cuts Ceiling Price For Power Trading, HP-DAM Peak Cut From Rs 50 To Rs 20/unit

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest suo-moto order has approved a reduction of the ceiling prices for different existing Day-Ahead Markets (DAM). It comes days ahead of the summer season when the peak demands are anticipated to escalate sharply, with the government making strenuous efforts to keep the lights on with a […]

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