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DYEC Notice of Public Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 11:09 AM

WHITBY, ON – The Regional Municipalities of Durham and York are hosting a public meeting on the Durham
York Energy Centre (DYEC).

WHEN: Feb. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Durham York Energy Centre Visitor’s Centre
1835 Energy Drive, Clarington

WHY: Durham and York regions will provide educational displays on current waste diversion programs, such as Durham’s Integrated Waste Management Program and York’s SM4RT Living Plan. Covanta will provide updates on the construction and operation of...

People Wanted for the Energy from Waste-Waste Management Advisory Committee

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 09:10 AM

WHITBY, ON – The Regional Municipality of Durham is seeking individuals to serve as members of the Energy-From-Waste – Waste Management Advisory Committee (EFW-WMAC). This is a volunteer position that provides advice to the Works Committee on issues such as waste diversion, waste management, environmental performance and monitoring of the Durham York Energy Centre (energyfrom-waste facility).

Interested residents are asked to provide a detailed resume with a cover letter outlining...

DYEC Acceptance Test Report Update

Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 04:10 PM

WHITBY, ON – The Regions of Durham and York, as Owners of the new Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC), advised Covanta today that they have met most, but not all of the criteria of the Acceptance Test for the DYEC.

The Acceptance Test results demonstrated performance above the guarantees for the DYEC with one exception;
minor issues were identified with the (ash) Residue Quantity test results. The Acceptance Test must demonstrate performance for the entire facility, including the environmental...

DYEC Acceptance Test Report Under Review

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015 06:17 AM

WHITBY, ON – The Regional Municipalities of Durham and York received the Durham York Energy Centre’s (DYEC) Acceptance Testing report from Covanta on Nov. 26. The regions will now review that report with their consultant, HDR Inc., before making a decision on whether Covanta has passed the Acceptance Test. That review is expected to take approximately 30 days and the decision will be made by a joint committee of senior staff from York and Durham.

The intent of the Acceptance...

Durham York Energy Centre fires up operation

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2015 12:28 PM

WHITBY, ON – The Regional Municipalities of Durham and York are pleased to announce the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) began processing solid waste on Feb. 13. This state-of-the-art facility can process up to 140,000 tonnes of waste each year, which will generate 17.5 gross megawatts of renewable energy  enough to power between 10,000 and 12,000 homes.

“After years of strategic planning and research to develop an innovative long-term solution for managing waste, I am pleased to...

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