Biomass energy is energy derived from plants or plant-derived materials. Biomass can be converted into biofuels for transportation, biopower for heat and electricity and bioproducts for making things such as plastics.
Examples of biomass energy sources include wood, ethanol derived from grains and methane gas emitted from landfills.
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Biomass is fuel from organic materials. Biopower -- electricity produced using
biomass fuel -- is renewable, sustainable and clean energy for communities.
Biomass is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. In
the context of biomass for energy this is often used to mean plant based ...
Because the definition of biomass
is so broad, fuels that can be considered "biomass
" include a wide variety of items, and researchers are discovering new biomass energy
sources all the time. Because it comes from a variety of sources, biomass
fuel isn't always consist... More »
Aug 20, 2015 ... Biomass Energy. tall grass. Biomass is a fancy name for material from plants and
animals. Some kinds of biomass can be burned to produce ...
We have used biomass energy, or "bioenergy"—the energy from plants and plant
-derived materials—since people began burning wood to cook food and keep ...
Nov 12, 2015 ... Biomass (plant material and animal waste) is the oldest source of renewable
energy, used since our ancestors learned the secret of fire.
Biomass is organic material which has stored sunlight in the form of chemical
energy. Biomass fuels include wood, wood waste, straw, manure, sugar cane,
Biomass fuels come from living things: wood products, dried vegetation, crop
residues, and aquatic plants. Wood is a biomass fuel. See how Biomass can be ...