Prince Edward Island (PEI) Premier Robert Ghiz and Quebec Premier Jean Charest have formally launched discussions to develop a partnership on energy. This announcement follows discussions held between the two provinces and New Brunswick to develop a regional partnership on energy to benefit the three provinces. It also follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding by New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham and Charest in October.
‘Quebec, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island can work together to develop a win-win partnership with Prince Edward Island, allowing Hydro-Quebec to offer clean, competitive and renewable energy to the province with considerable economic and environmental advantages to PEI,’ says Charest.
The premiers have directed energy officials, as well as representatives of Hydro-Quebec, to explore opportunities for co-operation with Prince Edward Island in the areas of supply, market opportunities and greenhouse-gas reduction.
SOURCE: Office of Premier Robert Ghiz