DNV is proud to announce that is has been selected by Freyr, a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production, to supply third-party certification services
Freyr aims to provide industrial scale clean battery solutions to reduce global emissions. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange, FREYR’s mission is to produce green battery cells to accelerate the decarbonization of energy and transportation systems globally. FREYR has commenced building the first of its planned factories in Mo i Rana, Norway and announced potential development of industrial scale battery cell production in Vaasa, Finland and the United States.
DNV will deliver management system certification and training to FREYR, to help the company manage risks, ensure compliance, and support greater sustainability throughout the organization.
DNV’s initial focus will be to assure FREYR’s global operations, starting with the Customer Qualification Plant and future Giga-factories in Mo i Rana, Norway. FREYR have already started training sessions within/on ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and 45001 and will continue with the certification on ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification, ISO 14001 Environmental Management and ISO 45001 Occupational health and safety and the plans ahead are to continue with the certification on ISO 27001 Information Security, ISO 50001 Energy Management and automotive standard IATF. The certification process will be managed/lead by Morten Taraldsvik, Lead Auditor Management System – Sustainability.
“Companies like FREYR are key to accelerate the energy transition. Management system certification to international standards will remove barriers and create business opportunities. As their assurance provider, DNV assures that FREYR’s management system comply with the chosen standards and that customers can trust FREYR’s commitment to quality and continuous improvement,” said Remi Eriksen, Group President and CEO, DNV.
DNV will assure that FREYR’s management system and products adhere to the highest international standards.
“A critically important part of rapidly scaling sustainable production of batteries is to ensure world class project execution and operational excellence early in the development cycle. Beyond our core inhouse capabilities FREYR works with leading partners, including DNV, one of the world’s top certification bodies and a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful companies,” said Jan Arve Haugan, President and Managing Director, FREYR Battery Norway.