DNV Releases New Service Specification for Validating Low-Carbon Hydrogen and Ammonia Claims

DNV Releases New Service Specification for Validating Low-Carbon Hydrogen and Ammonia Claims

(IN BRIEF) Global energy expert DNV has introduced its latest service specification, DNV-SE-0654, outlining procedures to verify assertions made by companies regarding the production and distribution of low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia. This service empowers hydrogen producers to demonstrate compliance with industry standards, bolstering the credibility of their claims and enabling validation of their systems based on specific characteristics such as greenhouse gas emissions limits. The comprehensive specification encompasses advisory, verification, and validation services, covering various hydrogen production pathways. DNV’s expertise aims to instill confidence in the hydrogen industry and accelerate its growth in the ongoing energy transition.

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 29-Aug-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the release of its new service specification, DNV-SE-0654, which delineates DNV’s procedures for verifying claims made by companies about the production and distribution of low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia.

This new service will enable hydrogen producers to document and demonstrate compliance with applicable standards, ensuring the credibility and transparency of their claims, and allow for the validation of their systems or products based on specific characteristics – like the requirement to keep greenhouse gas emissions below a predetermined limit.

The specification encompasses advisory, verification, and validation services, covering diverse pathways of hydrogen production (including conventional, electrolysis-based, and innovative methods), along with associated ammonia production linked to these hydrogen pathways.

By leveraging DNV’s expertise and extensive knowledge in the field, companies can confidently navigate the complex landscape of renewable and low carbon hydrogen and hydrogen derivatives”, explained Hans Kristian Danielsen, Vice President for Business Development and Sales Enablement, Energy Systems at DNV. “Thanks to our trusted position, validation statements will serve as a valuable tool for hydrogen producers, enabling them to showcase their commitment to sustainability and meet the stringent requirements set by regulatory bodies.”

“We are thrilled to introduce this service specification, as building confidence in the industry will be essential to enabling the accelerated  of hydrogen and ammonia in the energy transition” said Jørg Aarnes, Global Lead for Hydrogen and CCS, Energy Systems at DNV. “With the increasing demand for clean energy solutions, we need to establish a robust framework that provides the necessary assurance to stakeholders, facilitating the growth of the hydrogen economy.”

DNV remains committed to driving the energy transition and supporting decarbonization efforts across industries. DNV-SE-0654 will contribute to DNV’s ambition to foster confidence in the market and facilitate the widespread adoption of low carbon and renewable hydrogen and ammonia.

About DNV

DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry standards, and inspires and invents solutions.

Whether assessing a new ship design, qualifying technology for a floating wind farm, analyzing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to manage technological and regulatory complexity with confidence.

Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps its customers seize opportunities and tackle the risks arising from global transformations. DNV is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.

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DNV provides assurance to the entire energy value chain through its advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world’s leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, the assurance provider helps industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. DNV is committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and supports customers to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

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