Date: October 18, 2010
Source: Waste Management, Inc.
Waste Management is opening a new landfill gas to energy (LFGTE) project at its Petrolia Landfill in Ontario exactly one year after breaking ground on the project. The 2-megawatt project is expected to provide enough electricity to power 2,500 homes.
See also "Waste Management Opens New 2-MW Landfill Gas Project in Ont.," (www.wasteinfo.com/news/wbj20091020H.htm).
Waste Management Announces Grand Opening of Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project in Petrolia
New Facilities Turn Trash into Enough Energy to Power all the Homes in Petrolia
The town of Petrolia will usher in a new 'green' era, as Waste Management officially opens the landfill-gas-to-energy facilities at the Petrolia Landfill. After close to a year of construction, the site becomes fully functional, generating enough energy from methane gas to power 2,500 homes, or all the homes in the town of Petrolia.
What: Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Waste Management's landfill-gas-to-energy project, showcasing the latest LFGTE equipment and technologies.
Mike Hirlehey, District Manager, Petrolia Landfill
Reid Cleland, Sr. District Manager, Waste Management
Tim Vanderheide, COO, Bluewater Power
Liz Welsh, Councilor, Town of Petrolia
Dianne Caryn, CAO, Town of Petrolia
Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, Region of Peel
Where: Petrolia Landfill
4052 Oil Heritage Road,
When: October 20, 2010; 10:00AM
RSVP: Wes Muir
905 595 3345