Wood pellet facility in Chapais

Step in the procedure

Certificate of authorization issued on February 26, 2018.



Information on the projet


Les Entreprises Barrette ltée

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Project summary

The project consists in building a facility next to an existing sawmill for conversion of wood waste (sawdust, shavings, bark) into wood pellets. Les Enntreprises Barrette ltée intend to produce approximately 210 000 tonnes of pellets per year. This production will require a supply that will come exclusively from the coproducts of the sawmill.

Details on location

The new facility will situated directly on the mill grounds of Barrette-Chapais ltd., near the town of Chapais.


Amendment of the certificate of authorization

Environmental and social impact assessment

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