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Here you will find an overview of our latest media releases, interviews and articles as well as a link to our latest case stories.

Danske Commodities Annual Report 2017



Danske Commodities' 2017 financial results show a 79% increase in EBT to EUR 60 million – a record result for the company. Higher trading volumes and a lower cost base drove the increase in EBT, demonstrating the scalability of our business model.


Green is the new black, as capital turns to renewables

With capital turning towards renewable energy amid waning interest in conventional thermal power assets, VP & Head of Origination Carl Hagert says “green is the new black” in an interview with Montel. 

Jesper Vestergaard Danske Commodities


Reduced bid size for the Nordic Regulating Power Market

Danish TSO Energinet has asked for a reduction from 10 MW to 5 MW in minimum bids in the Nordic Regulating Power Market. Senior Portfolio Manager, Jesper Vestergaard, explains how this will affect consumption, pricing and market competition in the Danish CHP magazine, Kraftvarme Nyt.  


Helle Østergaard Kristiansen Erhverv+ front page



Today, Aarhus Stiftstidende's Erhverv+ magazine features an interview with our CFO, Helle Østergaard Kristiansen, where she talks about her role as CFO, leading 141 employees and work-life balance.


Danish TV2 News covers Business Accelerator

CEO Henrik Lind was interviewed by TV2 News to learn more about Danske Commodities' innovative Business Accelerator Programme, which welcomes new commercial ideas into our business.

Watch the interview here (in Danish)
Jylland-Posten front page


Danske Commodities' Business Accelerator in the news

In an article in Jyllands-Posten published today, Danske Commodities' CEO Henrik Lind talks about the company's plan to take in new business ideas and commodities through our Business Accelerator programme. The article is written in Danish, so we have extracted the main points.


Børsen: Aarhus-milliardærs energikæmpe tjener millioner i turbulent år (Danish)

Energihandelsselskabet Danske Commodities forbedrer indtjeningen endnu en gang i et år der bød på comeback til Aarhus-milliardæren Henrik Lind.

Read the full story here
Annual Report 2016


Annual Report 2016: Challenge. Compete. Repeat

With EBT of EUR 33.7 million in 2016, Danske Commodities again delivers strong full-year results, improving profit by 10% compared to 2015.


energate gasmarkt interviews Carl Hagert

"We were in the German market very early on and now we see that similar things are happening outside of Germany. We see that we can apply our knowledge to these new markets without adding a tremendous amount of complexity, headcount or systems. That’s what we mean by agility." Carl Hagert - our VP, Head of Origination - was interviewed for the November edition of the renowned German magazine ener|gate Gasmarkt. 

Download the interview here
Henrik Lind Appointed CEO


Henrik Lind appointed as CEO of Danske Commodities

The Board of Directors came to the unanimous decision that Henrik Lind was clearly the best among the candidates to lead Danske Commodities as CEO for the long term.

Carl Hagert, VP Danske Commodities


Carl Hagert new Vice President, Head of Origination

Carl Hagert will step in as VP, Head of Origination and will continue to develop the commercial strategy and maintaining a culture of success.

Trading renewables, Italy


The Italian Energy Market

Danske Commodities' manager in Italy, Dario Gallanti provides valuable insights into the Italian market.


How energy flows affect prices

Danske Commodities collaborates with PhD student Bo Tranberg in order to deepen our knowledge about how energy flows through the grid are influenced by e.g. renewables, and how this affects price formation in the market.

Announcement of PhD collaboration on how energy flows affect prices
Annual Report 2015


Annual Report 2015: A strong result

Generating EUR 30.2 million in EBIT in 2015, Danske Commodities has regained momentum and is now entering a period of balanced growth with focus on maturing the company.

Board Members Danske Commodities


Danske Commodities elects two new Board members

Danske Commodities elects two new Board members Volker Beckers and Anne Broeng. Both brings highly relevant skills and experience in particular to strengthen the UK market insight and risk management competences.

 Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited.


Danske Commodities signs 15-year PPA with Beatrice Offshore Windfarm

Danske Commodities announced today that it had signed a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited.



Danish TSO Energinet outsources balance management to Danske Commodities

Danske Commodities takes over responsibility for balance management and market entry for a number of production technologies – particularly green technologies from Energinet

Annual Report 2014


Annual Report 2014: A year of focus and internal consolidation

Danske Commodities has taken several steps to ensure that the company maintains its strong position in the increasingly competitive markets.

Solar eclipse affects power markets


Danske Commodities: How the solar eclipse affects power markets

When the moon blocks out the sunlight, it affects the power markets in all of Europe. Here, three of Danske Commodities’ specialists explain how.


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Danske Commodities Annual Report 2017
Annual Report

Annual Report 2017

Thanks to our dedicated people and a focus on value creation, 2016 was one of our strongest performing years to date.