Biomass refers to materials derived from plants and animals. Biomass is organic material that contains relatively large volumes of stored energy, making it ideal for burning to produce energy. Biomass is considered a ren... More »

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The negative aspects of biomass energy are similar to those associated with the use of fossil fuels for generating electricity, with the exception that biomass fuels are renewable energy sources. Burning of biomass fuels... More »

Bioenergy is renewable energy made from renewable harvested material. Biomass is used to supply heat, generate power and fuel transportation. Bioenergy accounts for more than 10 percent of the world's energy consumption,... More »

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Biomass is a term for materials that come from plants and animals. An example of biomass is wood. Biomass is commonly used to produce energy. More »

Biomass is another term for energy or material derived from plants and animals. It contains captured energy from living organisms. When wood, crops or manure are burned by thermal conversion, the released heat and gases ... More »

Biomass is a biological material that is an important energy source for humans. It is composed of a mixture of organic molecules including carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and alkaline earth metals. It is constantly be... More »

Some biomass is formed when animals eat plants and, through the digestion and excretion process, turn it into biomass, and the rest is formed when microorganisms eat plant material, or the plants are consumed by fire. Ei... More »