Special: Energy Trading

Why do we need energy trading? What is being traded, where and how? Find out the answers on the following pages.

Energy trading overview

Energy trading is a complex topic that raises many questions in the public. RWE experts – from energy specialists to legal experts – have the answers.

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How the electricity price is determined

Are schools closed for holidays at the moment? How strong is the wind blowing? Is the coal price rising? All of these variables and more influence the electricity price.

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Growth in electricity trading

Electricity trading volume for Continental Europe grows continuously: a good sign for market maturity.

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Energy trading and RWE

About 50 traders from RWE Supply & Trading follow the movements on the international energy wholesale markets in Essen alone.

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