August 23, 2022 – Council of Atlantic Premiers: Atlantic Premiers met today to continue their collaborative efforts to demonstrate leadership in the pursuit of emissions reductions, clean power generation and transmission and future-oriented energy development.
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey welcomed Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King to Stephenville where they attended the signing of the Joint Declaration of Intent between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Canada on Establishing a Germany-Canada Hydrogen Alliance.
The Premiers welcomed the signing of the declaration as important to accelerating the development of renewable energy and clean fuel industries in Atlantic Canada, as well as the region’s transition toward net-zero carbon emissions.
The Atlantic provinces are uniquely placed to become a hub for export to international markets in traditional and sustainable energy sectors. By working together, the provinces continue to show leadership in reducing emissions and identifying clean power generation and transmission opportunities.
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