About Us

About DNV

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence. As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.


We are the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We deliver world-renowned testing, certification and technical advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables, oil and gas, and energy management. We are one of the world’s leading certification bodies, helping businesses assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains. 


We are also a world-leading provider of digital solutions for managing risk and improving safety and asset performance for ships, pipelines, processing plants, offshore structures, electric grids, smart cities and more. Our open industry assurance platform Veracity, cyber security and software solutions support business-critical activities across many industries, including maritime, energy and healthcare.

Solar @ DNV

At DNV, we use our industry-leading advisory expertise to help you increase the performance of solar projects. With over twenty years’ of experience in the industry, we are the ideal partner to help you meet any challenge throughout the solar energy value chain. Our deep understanding of PV systems ensures your challenges are solved on time and in budget. Across the globe, our team is leading the way in supporting client success with solar opportunities, including those incorporating storage, with our decades of expertise in the evolving market. From cost-of-energy models to dedicated inverter and storage engineers, our services support you every step of the way.

Services for the entire solar lifecycle

Our customers come to us with varying requirements during the different stages of the project lifecycle. We support developers, owners and operators, lenders and investors, globally through industry-leading advisory services for solar. We are committed to leading or supporting a wide range of industry initiatives designed to further the growth of the solar industry and advance the energy transition.