Energy trading

Energy solutions for customers throughout Europe

Axpo is an established name in European energy trading and is a leading energy company. Other market players regularly honour us with the highest scores when it comes to rankings. Counterparties are assessed based on criteria such as price, flexibility, market-making, reliability, integrity and speed of processing.

Axpo trades in energy volumes and financial products on around 30 energy exchanges, via numerous broker platforms and direct with counterparties (over-the-counter or OTC). We trade in electricity, natural gas, crude oil, coal and biomass, as well as in diverse certificates such as CO2 certificates and green certificates for energy from renewable sources. We cover the entire timescale, from intraday trades to multi-year contracts.  

Axpo named the best power trader in the world

Every year, the trade magazines "Risk" and "Energy Risk" ask some 1,500 market players and customers to assess counterparties in energy trading according to criteria such as price, flexibility, market making, reliability, integrity and processing speed. Axpo has established itself as a regular in the top positions - an indication that the corporate strategy to expand international presence and business activities, and the focus on speed, agility and professional risk management are bearing fruit.

Axpo Energy Risk Commodity Rankings 2019

This year, Axpo was once again voted the best worldwide power trading company, and also defended its 1st place in UK, Belgium, Northern Europe and Italy. On top of that, Axpo achieved second place in Germany, France and Eastern Europe.

Axpo was also strong in gas trading: Worldwide, the company climbed from seventh to fourth place and was the number one in Italy again this year. In UK, Axpo achieved second place, and third place in Germany and France.

Axpo's strong performance is rounded off by its 6th position in the ranking of global commodity traders trading in oil, gas, electricity, fuels, coal, iron ore, metals and emission certificates, rank 3 in the category Energy Dealers, rank 4 in the list of natural gas trading companies, rank 2 in the category "Research in European power" and rank 5 in the category "Research in gas - North America and Europe".