Nodal Newsletter | January 2022

Happy New Year

2021 was an exciting year full of many achievements and successes for Nodal. Nodal Exchange achieved record trading volume for all asset classes, launched 159 new contracts, and won two awards for Exchange of the Year from Energy Risk and FOW International Awards. Thank you for your ongoing support, and we wish you and yours a prosperous New Year!

Nodal Exchange achieves record traded volume in power, natural gas and environmental markets in 2021

Nodal Exchange announced on January 6th that it achieved record trading volumes in 2021 across its key asset classes – power, natural gas and environmental futures. Nodal achieved a record 2.2 billion MWh power futures volume traded in 2021, representing 28% growth over 2020. Nodal also set a calendar month trading record in December 2021 with 162 million MWh of power futures volume traded, representing 55% growth over December 2020. Nodal continues to be the market leader in North American power futures having the majority share of the open interest with a record 1.161 billion MWh as of end of year 2021. The open interest represents over $95 billion of notional value (both sides).

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Nodal and IncubEx expand world’s largest exchange listed environmental derivatives suite to over 90 distinct contracts

Nodal Exchange and IncubEx launched four brand new environmental futures on January 7, 2022, bringing the largest market for environmental products in the world to over 90 futures and options contracts.

Nodal listed physically-delivered futures contracts on:

  • California Carbon Offset 8 Futures
  • California Carbon Offset 0 Futures
  • Maine Class 1A REC Futures
  • Massachusetts CES-E Futures
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Nodal Exchange wins Exchange of the Year at FOW International Awards 2021

Nodal Exchange has been named Exchange of the Year – The Americas and Canada at the FOW International Awards 2021. The FOW International Awards recognize the best and the brightest innovations in the derivatives industry. Watch Randi Abernethy, Managing Director, Clearing Services, accept the award for Nodal.

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Nodal in the news

December 2021

Over 100% growth in power, natural gas and environmentals

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November 2021

Record volume with growth in power and environmental markets

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October 2021

Our records keep growing! Power up 63% & Environmentals up 244%

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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.