Nordpool Market (will expire, please read description)

This dataset will no longer be updated after 1. May 2021. Prices and turnover at the Nordpool spot market for electricity for DK1 (West Denmark) and DK2 (East Denmark)

This dataset will no longer be updated after 1. May 2021. The data is available at the following link: (https://www.nordpoolgroup.com/Market-data1/Intraday/Market-data1/Market-data1/Overview/?dd=DK1&view=table) 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

Description

A date and time (interval), shown in UTC time zone, where the values are valid. 00:00 o’clock 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.

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 “T” and the “Z” 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.

Name

HourUTC

Type

datetime

Unit
Size

17

Example

2017-07-14T08:00Z

Property constraint
Validation rules

Always full hours, i.e. minutes are 00

Format regex

Hour DK

Description

A date and time (interval), shown in Danish time zone, where the values are valid. 00:00 o’clock 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.

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 “T” 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.

Name

HourDK

Type

datetime

Unit
Size

17

Example

2017-07-14T08:00

Property constraint
Validation rules

Always full hours, i.e. minutes are 00

Format regex

Price area

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.

Comment

If price area is “DK”, the data covers all Denmark.

Name

PriceArea

Type

string

Unit
Size

3

Example

DK1

Property constraint
Validation rules

DK1 or DK2

Format regex

DK1 | DK2

Spot purchase

Description

The purchase of electritity from the nordpool spot

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.

Name

SpotPurchase

Type

number

Unit

MWh per hour

Size

9.1

Example

184.3

Property constraint
Validation rules

=0

Format regex

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

Spot sale

Description

The sale of electricity to the nordpool spot

Comment

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

Name

SpotSale

Type

number

Unit

MWh per hour

Size

9.1

Example

184.3

Property constraint
Validation rules

=0

Format regex

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

Spot price (DKK)

Description

Day ahead Spot Price in the price area

Comment

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

Name

SpotPriceDKK

Type

number

Unit

DKK per MWh

Size

9.2

Example

543,45

Property constraint
Validation rules
Format regex

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

Elbas average price (DKK)

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.

Comment
Name

ElbasAveragePriceDKK

Type

number

Unit

DKK

Size

9.2

Example

543,45

Property constraint
Validation rules
Format regex

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

Elbas max. price (DKK)

Description

Maximum Elbas price in the area in DKK

Comment
Name

ElbasMaxPriceDKK

Type

number

Unit

DKK

Size

9.2

Example

543,45

Property constraint
Validation rules
Format regex

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

Elbas min. price (DKK)

Description

Minimum Elbas price in the area in DKK

Comment
Name

ElbasMinPriceDKK

Type

number

Unit

DKK

Size

9.2

Example

543,45

Property constraint
Validation rules
Format regex

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

Spot price (EUR)

Description

Day ahead Spot Price in the price area

Comment

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

Name

SpotPriceEUR

Type

number

Unit

EUR per MWh

Size

9.2

Example

543,45

Property constraint
Validation rules
Format regex

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

Elbas average price (EUR)

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.

Comment
Name

ElbasAveragePriceEUR

Type

number

Unit

EUR

Size

9.2

Example

543,45

Property constraint
Validation rules
Format regex

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

Elbas max. price (EUR)

Description

Maximum Elbas price in the area in EUR

Comment
Name

ElbasMaxPriceEUR

Type

number

Unit

EUR

Size

9.2

Example

543,45

Property constraint
Validation rules
Format regex

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

Elbas min. price (EUR)

Description

Minimum Elbas price in the area in EUR

Comment
Name

ElbasMinPriceEUR

Type

number

Unit

EUR

Size

9.2

Example

543,45

Property constraint
Validation rules
Format regex

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