Exchange & OTC trading

Alpiq is active across all major European energy exchanges and broker platforms. Our activities span the full spectrum of actively traded exchange and Over the Counter (OTC) products, both physical and financial and cover the entire traded time horizon from intraday through to the forward market, for all the main commodities of the energy complex. Our trading floors cover all major European regions and enable simultaneous operations. Our advanced infrastructure facilitates the seamless handling of transactional, analytical and risk management support for trading portfolios in liquid as well as less liquid markets.


Alpiq’s natural focus on commodities lies in power and natural gas and in related environmental markets (e.g. CO2 emission certificates), however we also trade all the main energy commodities, such as oil and coal.

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Short-term trading & optimisation

The short-term trading and optimisation activities cover the time frame from intraday, over day-ahead, right through to month-ahead.

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Forward trading & optimisation

Alpiq is a natural wholesaler and has been active in forward trading since the very onset of the European competitive markets.

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Derivatives & structured trading

Our focus in derivatives trading lies on instruments that are based on actively traded power, natural gas and emission contracts on the main European energy exchanges.

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