A mammoth wind-powered hydrogen production project planned in Newfoundland is poised to emerge as a frontrunner to keep the Canadian government’s promise to deliver new supplies for energy-hungry Europe.


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz plan to unveil an energy cooperation agreement at the Stephenville deepwater port site for the proposed Project Nujio’qonik GH2. Scholz and his deputy Robert Habeck, Germany’s Economy Minister, started a three-day trip to Canada Monday to discuss energy supply cooperation.

“Germany and Canada are close friends on the world stage,” Trudeau said. “We are tied by our shared commitments to democracy, peace and security, including our support for Ukraine, a clean, healthy future and an economy that works for...