In a statement published Friday by the Press and Information Office of the German Federal Government, Berlin announced that the signing of an agreement on the development of hydrogen was on the schedule of Mr. Scholz during his trip to Canada , from August 21 to 23.
This agreement is expected to be signed by the two heads of government in Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, where a company in that province plans to build a plant that will use wind energy to produce hydrogen for fuel. ‘export.
Stephenville Mayor Tom Rose said Messrs. Trudeau and Scholz will be accompanied by ministers and a trade delegation from Germany. They will visit a fair dedicated to green energy before the signing ceremony.
Mr. Rose argued that his city is the ideal place to install a hydrogen production plant and a wind farm because of the wind corridor that passes through the region. The place also has sufficient quantities of water to produce hydrogen.
The project is subject to a provincial environmental assessment.
The Prime Minister’s Office confirmed on Saturday that Trudeau will accompany the Chancellor on his brief trip to Canada. Stops are also planned in Montreal and Toronto.