Canadian Biomass Magazine

Boralex writes off Quebec biomass plant

November 9, 2011
By Scott Jamieson

Nov 9, 2011, Dolbeau, QC - Renewable energy producer Boralex Inc. is closing the door on its troubled Dolbeau, QC, wood-residue plant by permanently shutting the idle facility and taking a financial writeoff.

The 28-megawatt co-generation plant, which has operated
sporadically since 2009, has been indefinitely closed since April,
affecting 30 to 40 workers. According to a report in the Globe & Mail, the closing of AbitibiBowater's adjoining mill disrupted the
supply of wood and sale of steam, forcing the company to look for

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