Danske Commodities is one of the largest short-term power traders in Europe. Trading across 39 countries globally, we process and analyse vast amounts of data every day, enabling our traders to optimise their strategies, and bring energy from where it is in surplus, to where it is needed most.
Danske Commodities plays an integral role in developing the world's liberalised energy markets. As a dedicated energy trading company, we challenge market inefficiencies and bring competitiveness, liquidity and transparency to wholesale energy markets.
A leading player in short-term power trading and cross-border power trading, Danske Commodities uses its unrivalled market presence to capture opportunities and bring electricity to the highest yielding markets. We operate 24/7/365 and rely on our strong data analysis capabilities and first-rate dispatching setup to compete in forward, day-ahead and intraday markets.
With our trading skills as the core, we also help energy producers, suppliers, intermediaries, and large consumers to navigate the volatile electricity markets. We optimise production and procurement of energy and reduce risk management costs.
With trading activities in 39 countries worlwide, we have an unrivalled footprint in the markets for power trading. Wherever there is a commercial opportunity, there is a role for us to play as a catalyst for market development.
Jean-François Conil-Lacoste, Chairman of the EPEX SPOT Management Board
EPEX SPOT is the exchange for the power spot markets at the heart of Europe. The exchange covers Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg and operates the short-term electricity markets with actual physical fulfilment providing liquidity and flexibility to energy markets. The products developed by EPEX SPOT answer the markets’ growing need for flexibility, needed more and more in particular on the Intraday market in times of increasing input of renewable energies into the grid.
Danske Commodities has traded on EPEX SPOT since 2006 and was ranked as number 10 among the 230 EPEX members according to trading volumes at EPEX SPOT in 2016.
“Danske Commodities is an essential actor in electrical power trading. The shared values of a power market without borders and the dedication and expertise regarding renewables and their integration into the market are only two examples illustrating the pioneer spirit and the foresight implemented by Danske Commodities throughout their trading activity,” says Jean-François Conil-Lacoste
Innovation, speed to market and business acumen have been key factors in Danske Commodities' solid financial performance over the years.
We help change the way gas is bought and sold in Europe. Experts within short-term gas trading, we bring more competitive prices to the European gas markets.
Trading activities are the engine of our business, while our trading capabilities enable us to offer a range of flexible, value-adding services.