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 biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. In
the context of biomass for energy this is often used to mean plant based ...
Biomass is fuel from organic materials. Biopower -- electricity produced using
biomass fuel -- is renewable, sustainable and clean energy for communities.
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 »
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.
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 ...
Biomass is matter usually thought of as garbage. Some of it is just stuff lying
around -- dead trees, tree branches, yard clippings, left-over crops, wood chips (
Biomass power comes from plants -- crop and forest residues, corn kernels and
stalks, energy crops, perennial grasses, and fast-growing trees like poplars, ...