Alberta may be one of the world’s largest energy producers, but the new economy is fuelled by innovations across multiple diverse sectors.
What makes Alberta ideal for North American expansion?
A highly educated workforce, stable banking system and global connectivity have helped the province establish itself in emerging sectors like technology, financial services, aviation and logistics. Continued investment in energy, clean tech, petrochemicals and agriculture ensures that Alberta’s economy is as diverse as its landscapes.
Alberta is one of the best places to do business.
With access to a talented workforce, low-cost environment and ease of doing business, in Alberta, you can make it happen.
Alberta is a leader in environmental, social and governance stewardship.
A green view: $2.5B clean hydrogen investment coming to Alberta
When Northern Petrochemical Corporation was searching the globe for a home for its proposed $2.5 billion clean hydrogen complex, they found it in the Alberta Peace Region. On November 10, 2021, Northern Petrochemical President and CEO, Geoff Bury, signed a historic land purchase agreement in Grande Prairie with the Municipal District of Greenview for a…
A new leaf: GoodLeaf chooses Alberta for new vertical farm operation
Alberta is adding GoodLeaf Farms to its growing list of innovative agri-food companies looking to grow Canadian operations and take advantage of Alberta’s welcoming business climate. GoodLeaf operates proprietary indoor vertical farming systems that use modern technologies to grow varieties of leafy greens year-round without pesticides or herbicides. The company’s new 74,000-square-foot indoor vertical farm…
A prime example: Amazon Web Services makes high-impact $4.3B investment in Alberta tech
Alberta’s vibrant tech sector continues to see international investment—this time with a record $4.3 billion investment by 2037 from Amazon Web Services to build a new cloud computing hub in Calgary, announced November 8, 2021. Calgary—a city often known for its energy headquarters—has become home to billions in investment from tech innovators in recent years….
Air Products Canada announces $1.3B hydrogen plant
In June 2021, Air Products Canada announced the construction of a $1.3-billion hydrogen plant in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. The plant would produce hydrogen-fuelled electricity and liquid hydrogen for transportation, as soon as 2024.
Amazon’s first Canadian wind farm project coming to Alberta
On November 16, 2023, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners started construction on Canada’s largest wind project. Amazon has signed a power purchase agreement with the Buffalo Plains wind farm to power their local operations, including AWS data centre and Amazon fulfillment centres. This marks Amazon’s fourth renewable energy project in Canada and comes on the heels of…
Listed as one of CNBC’s 50 top disruptors in 2020, Attabotics is revolutionizing supply chains and fulfillment centres. Its storage and retrieval systems integrate leading robotics, AI and Internet of Things (IOT) technology to solve complex problems. Attobotics recently raised a total of $82 million in Series C funding and received over $30 million in…