Building bridges for Canadian-German projects

move and Edmonton Global intend to cooperate more closely for future projects.

Canada is one of the major players in the energy business. Today, oil, gas and coal are the main sources. But Canada committed to a greener future and therefore is now shaping their transition to become one of the major renewable energy and hydrogen suppliers of the world.

“As part of a political-economic delegation trip organized by Saxony’s State Minister Martin Duling and his team in autumn 2022, I gained intensive insights into the strategic initiatives of the provinces of Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia,” says Tom George, Managing Director of move consulting. George continues: “These findings confirmed my previous learning from project business in the mining sector.”

These insights formed the basis for move to look for a strong partner in Canada, which has now been found in Edmonton Global. The two companies agreed to intend to work more closely in the near future – the focus should be on a close strategic and technological exchange, as well as the desire to work together on multi-national projects in the field of green energy, hydrogen and alternative fuels.

“We are happy to cooperate with move on technology topics, which are essential not only for our region’s economic growth. We promise ourselves an intensive exchange between Canada and move’s network in Europe and around the world and look forward to the next steps together”, says Brent Lakeman, Director Hydrogen Initiative at Edmonton Global.

About Edmonton Global

The purpose of Edmonton Global is to radically transform and grow the economy of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Edmonton Global is the economic development organization that represents 14 municipalities that make up the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Their focus is attracting foreign investment, helping regional businesses export with the world, enhancing the region’s global competitiveness, and bringing the region together with a unified voice to attract the attention and interest of investors the world over. Edmonton Global is one of the major partners in the Edmonton Region Hydrogen HUB – an initiative to build up a low-carbon hydrogen economy.

About move consulting

The German move consulting is a company specialized in enabling international businesses and high-tech projects. Their focus areas are lying in the fields of sustainable & clean energy solutions, innovative products and technologies as well as digitization and strategy development in various sectors.

Brent Lakeman (Edmonton Global) with Tom George (move consulting) in Edmonton, AB.

Kick-off of the discussion between move and Edmonton Global:
The 2022 delegation travel of the State Ministry of Saxony for Economics, Labour and Transportation.
(Picture: SMWA, Kristin Schmidt)

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