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Testing Continues at the Durham York Energy Centre

Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2015 01:00 PM

WHITBY, ON – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to remind residents and businesses that the new Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) has entered the testing phase.

Covanta, the facility operator, continues to conduct tests of the facility as part of the commissioning process. It should be expected that this testing will create occasional steam plumes and noise from the facility. The DYEC has entered the final phase of construction and increasingly...

Durham York Energy Centre Enters the Testing Phase

Posted on Thursday, November 13, 2014 11:32 AM

WHITBY, ON – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to inform residents and businesses that the new Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) has entered the testing phase.

Covanta, the facility operator, will conduct tests of the facility as part of the commissioning process prior to the first delivery of waste. Early testing will include cleaning of the steam process piping to ensure that the facility is ready to begin processing waste and generating energy....

Durham York Energy Centre Public Meeting

Posted on Monday, June 02, 2014 02:31 PM

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

WHEN: June 25, from 5 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Courtice Community Complex – Hall B
2950 Courtice Rd. N., 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...

Durham York Energy Centre Recognized as Infrastructure 100

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:38 AM

WHITBY, ON – The Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC), a state-of-the-art energy-from-waste (EFW) facility has been recognized as an Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition 2012 Project by KPMG in Canada. The DYEC is owned by the Regional Municipalities of Durham and York.

“The Durham York Energy Centre will have a positive impact on communities within Durham and York Regions,” said Durham Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer Roger Anderson. “The new centre will be...

Durham York Energy Centre Groundbreaking

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 09:40 AM

WHITBY, ON – The Regional Municipalities of Durham and York today held an official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC), a state-of-the-art, energy-from-waste (EFW) facility that was made possible due to funding from the federal Gas Tax Fund.

The DYEC will process the residential waste that remains after Durham and York Regions’ aggressive and highly successful composting and recycling programs, while also recovering materials and energy. Through...

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