The trade volume of Turkey's day-ahead spot electricity market increased by 25.1% in September compared to the same month of 2019, according to data provided by Turkey's Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST).
The trade volume in the day-ahead spot electricity market, which began operations in 2015, registered at about 5.2 billion Turkish liras this September compared to around 4.1 billion liras in September last year.
EXIST reported transactions in the day-ahead market in September of 16.6 million megawatt-hours.
The highest daily trade volume was recorded on Sept. 17 at 223.6 million liras, while the lowest occurred on Sept. 20 with 120.9 million liras.
The average electricity rate for one megawatt-hour in the day-ahead spot market in September was calculated as 308.20 liras.
Turkey's energy exchange company, responsible for operating energy trade, including power and gas commodities, provides counter-party guarantees in its transactions.
US$1 equals 7.93 Turkish liras at 1149 GMT on Friday.
By Firdevs Yuksel