Nordpool Market

Prices and turnover at the Nordpool spot market for electricity for DK1 (West Denmark) and DK2 (East Denmark)

In NordPool Spot market players can buy and sell electricity for delivery the following day in their own area - Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark or Germany. The day-ahead prices indicate the balance between supply and demand. NordPool Elbas is the Nordic trading center for trading electricity up to one hour before delivery hour. At the Elspot market it may take up to 36 hours from a contract has changed hands until the actual delivery hour. During this time the consumption and production situation may easily have changed. Elbas makes it therefore easier for the market players to reach balance through trading.


Hour UTC

Comment

Please note that the format shown in the example applies to data download as JSON, XML or fetched through the API and is in accordance with the ISO 8601 standard. The format is slightly different when it is shown on screen or downloaded manually as CSV or XLSX. This is mainly due to readability and consideration for Excel users.

In preview (in the GUI) all timestamps are shown as (display convention) YYYY-MM-DD hh:mmZ e.g. 2017-07-14 08:00Z. The Z will remind viewers that this is UTC.

In download (CSV and XLSX) the date time are exported as YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm e.g. 2017-07-14 08:00. That is without the \u201cT\u201d and the \u201cZ\u201d and the seconds. Excel will recognize it as date-time. The user must remember the convention about time zones.

In download (JSON and XML) the full format is used YYYY-MM-DDThh:mmZ e.g. 2017-07-14T08:00Z.

Description

A date and time (interval), shown in UTC time zone, where the values are valid. 00:00 o\u2019clock is the first hour of a given day interval 00:00 - 00:59 and 01:00 covers the second hour (interval) of the day and so forth. Please note: The naming is based on the length of the interval of the finest grain of the resolution.

Title

Hour UTC

Property constraint
Format
Name

HourUTC

Validation rules

Always full hours, i.e. minutes are 00

Type

datetime

Example

2017-07-14T08:00Z

Unit
Size

17

Hour DK

Comment

On one normal day there will be 24 intervals.

When daylight saving times shifts there will be either 23 or 25 intervals.

Please note that the format shown in the example applies to data download as JSON, XML or fetched through the API and is in accordance with the ISO 8601 standard. The format is slightly different when it is shown on screen or downloaded manually as CSV or XLSX. This is mainly due to readability and consideration for Excel users.

In preview (in the GUI) all timestamps are shown as (display convention) YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm e.g. 2017-07-14 08:00. Please note that is no time zone indicator, showning that this is local (Danish) time.

In download (CSV and XLSX) the date time are exported as YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm e.g. 2017-07-14 08:00. That is without the \u201cT\u201d and the seconds. Excel will recognize it as date-time. The user must remember that this is local (Danish) time.

In download (JSON and XML) the format used is YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm e.g. 2017-07-14T08:00.

Description

A date and time (interval), shown in Danish time zone, where the values are valid. 00:00 o\u2019clock is the first hour of a given day, interval 00:00 - 00:59, and 01:00 covers the second hour period (interval) of the day and so forth.

Title

Hour DK

Property constraint
Format
Name

HourDK

Validation rules

Always full hours, i.e. minutes are 00

Type

datetime

Example

2017-07-14T08:00

Unit
Size

17

Price area

Comment

If price area is \u201cDK\u201d, the data covers all Denmark.

Description

Same as bidding zone. Denmark is divided in two price areas, or bidding zones, divided by the Great Belt. DK1 is west of the Great Belt and DK2 is east of the Great Belt.

Title

Price area

Property constraint
Format

DK1 | DK2

Name

PriceArea

Validation rules

DK1 or DK2

Type

string

Example

DK1

Unit
Size

3

Spot purchase

Comment

Purchased electricity is seen from the consumption side, meaning that the sum of purchased electricity on all market in the price area + import from connected price areas, should cover the planned consumption in the price area.

Description

The purchase of electritity from the nordpool spot

Title

Spot purchase

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9]

Name

SpotPurchase

Validation rules

=0

Type

number

Example

184.3

Unit

MWh per hour

Size

9.1

Spot sale

Comment

Sale of electricity is seen from the producer side, so purchased electricity + export - import = sales.

Description

The sale of electricity to the nordpool spot

Title

Spot sale

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9]

Name

SpotSale

Validation rules

=0

Type

number

Example

184.3

Unit

MWh per hour

Size

9.1

Spot price (DKK)

Comment

The day-ahead prices indicate the balance between supply and demand.

Description

Day ahead Spot Price in the price area

Title

Spot price (DKK)

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

SpotPriceDKK

Validation rules
Type

number

Example

543,45

Unit

DKK per MWh

Size

9.2

Elbas average price (DKK)

Comment
Description

Nord Pool Elbas is the Nordic trading centre for trading electricity up to one hour before delivery hour. At the Elspot market it may take up to 36 hours from a contract has changed hands until the actual delivery hour. During this time the consumption and production situation may easily have changed. Elbas makes it therefore easier for the market players to reach balance through trading.

Title

Elbas average price (DKK)

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

ElbasAveragePriceDKK

Validation rules
Type

number

Example

543,45

Unit

DKK

Size

9.2

Elbas max. price (DKK)

Comment
Description

Maximum Elbas price in the area in DKK

Title

Elbas max. price (DKK)

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

ElbasMaxPriceDKK

Validation rules
Type

number

Example

543,45

Unit

DKK

Size

9.2

Elbas min. price (DKK)

Comment
Description

Minimum Elbas price in the area in DKK

Title

Elbas min. price (DKK)

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

ElbasMinPriceDKK

Validation rules
Type

number

Example

543,45

Unit

DKK

Size

9.2

Spot price (EUR)

Comment

The day-ahead prices indicate the balance between supply and demand.

Description

Day ahead Spot Price in the price area

Title

Spot price (EUR)

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

SpotPriceEUR

Validation rules
Type

number

Example

543,45

Unit

EUR per MWh

Size

9.2

Elbas average price (EUR)

Comment
Description

Nord Pool Elbas is the Nordic trading centre for trading electricity up to one hour before delivery hour. At the Elspot market it may take up to 36 hours from a contract has changed hands until the actual delivery hour. During this time the consumption and production situation may easily have changed. Elbas makes it therefore easier for the market players to reach balance through trading.

Title

Elbas average price (EUR)

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

ElbasAveragePriceEUR

Validation rules
Type

number

Example

543,45

Unit

EUR

Size

9.2

Elbas max. price (EUR)

Comment
Description

Maximum Elbas price in the area in EUR

Title

Elbas max. price (EUR)

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

ElbasMaxPriceEUR

Validation rules
Type

number

Example

543,45

Unit

EUR

Size

9.2

Elbas min. price (EUR)

Comment
Description

Minimum Elbas price in the area in EUR

Title

Elbas min. price (EUR)

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

ElbasMinPriceEUR

Validation rules
Type

number

Example

543,45

Unit

EUR

Size

9.2