By: Sydney Dubas
What is Biomass?
- Organic material with stored chemical energy
- Wood, wood waste, straw, manure, sugar cane
- burned to generate electricity
- successful effect on environment (+-)
- used by early humans
- already 3% of U.S energy consumption
- research to increase resource replenishment
How Does Biomass Work?
- Each organic material has a method
- All produce a gas
- Methane burned to spin a turbine