OTTAWA, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - This Friday, June 7, the Minister of Energy, the Honourable Bob Chiarelli will officially open Moose Creek Energy's new 4.2 megawatt (MW) landfill gas-to-energy plant, located at the Laflèche Environmental Inc. facility in Moose Creek, Ontario. The Moose Creek Energy facility is Energy Ottawa's second joint venture with Integrated Gas Recovery Services Inc. (IGRS), who together also own and operate the Trail Road landfill gas-to-energy plant in the City of Ottawa.
Landfill gas-to-energy generating plants turn landfill gas from the decomposing waste into electricity, and reduce green house gas emissions from escaping into the atmosphere.
Members of the media are invited to the official opening of the new Moose Creek Energy landfill gas-to-energy generating facility and will be provided site tours.
Please email [email protected] to confirm your attendance.
|WHAT:||Minister of Energy, The Honourable Bob Chiarelli, officially opens the landfill gas-to-energy plant at Moose Creek Energy's Laflèche Facility, site tours and reception luncheon.|
|WHEN:||Friday, June 7, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.|
|WHERE:||Moose Creek Energy Laflèche Facility|
|17125 Laflèche Road, Moose Creek, Ontario|
About Moose Creek Energy L.P.
Moose Creek Energy L.P. is a partnership between Energy Ottawa Inc. and Integrated Gas Recovery Services Inc. It owns and operates a 4.2 MW landfill gas-to-energy plant at the Laflèche Eastern Ontario Waste Handling Facility landfill in Moose Creek, Ontario.
About Energy Ottawa Inc. Energy Ottawa Inc., a subsidiary of Hydro Ottawa, is the largest municipally-owned producer of green power in Ontario. Energy Ottawa's generation facilities include hydroelectric stations at Chaudière Falls, two landfill gas generating facilities and solar installations.
About Integrated Gas Recovery Services Inc. IGRS is a partnership between Comcor Environmental Limited, a landfill gas engineering and consulting firm, and Walker Environmental Group.
About Laflèche Environmental Inc. Laflèche is one of the TransForce Inc. companies committed to the protection of the environment through the operation of the Eastern Ontario Waste Handling Facility at Moose Creek, Ontario.
SOURCE: Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.
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