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Nodal Newsletter | April 2022

Nodal Highlights

NODAL POWER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nodal set a calendar month record for March with 303 million MWh of power futures traded volume, up 51% from the prior year.
  • Nodal set a quarter record for Q1 2022 power futures volume with 850 million MWh, up 52% from Q1 2021.

NODAL NATURAL GAS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Natural gas has traded every month since September with 137 TWh traded over the past six months.

NODAL ENVIRONMENTAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Open interest for environmental products, hit a new high of 193,183 lots in March and ended Q1 at 190,548 lots, up 55% from 123,200 lots for the same period a year earlier.

Nodal Exchange achieves records in power and environmental futures with >50% growth

Nodal Exchange today announced new monthly and quarterly trading records in power and environmental futures. In power, Nodal set a quarter record for Q1 2022 power futures volume with 850 million MWh, up 52% from Q1 2021. Nodal also set a calendar month record for March 2022 with 303 million MWh of traded power futures volume in the month, up 51% from the prior year. Nodal Exchange also achieved record market share in monthly power futures with 48% in Q1 2022. Nodal continues to be the market leader in North American power futures having the majority of the open interest with a record 1.206 billion MWh at the end of March, which is roughly equivalent to the electricity usage of 113 million U.S. households for one year.

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Nodal offers access to electronic markets

Nodal Exchange offers access to electronic markets in natural gas, power, and environmental futures. Above is a snapshot of our live markets for the Henry Hub 10k monthly contract for outrights, spreads, and strips which can be accessed via our front-end screen. In addition, we also offer the Henry Hub 2.5k per day contract for outrights, spreads, and strips. If you would like more information or access to this screen, please contact Energy Markets or call (703) 962-9820

Nodal in the news

March 2022

Nodal achieves record power futures trading in February with 49% growth

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February 2022

Nodal continues to be a market leader in North American power futures

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January 2022

Nodal Exchange achieves record traded volume in 2021

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About Nodal

Nodal Exchange is a derivatives exchange providing price, credit and liquidity risk management solutions to participants in the North American commodities markets. Nodal Exchange is a leader in innovation, having introduced the world's largest set of electric power locational (nodal) futures contracts. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, Nodal Exchange currently offers over 1,000 contracts on hundreds of unique locations, providing the most effective basis risk management available to market participants. In addition, Nodal Exchange offers natural gas and environmental contracts. All Nodal Exchange contracts are cleared by Nodal Clear which is a CFTC registered derivatives clearing organization. Nodal Exchange is a designated contract market regulated by the CFTC.