Biomass

Carrie, Josue, Millicent, Taylor

What is biomass energy?

Biomass energy is a renewable energy source. Organic materials, more commonly plants, are burned to create Bio- fuels. Bio-fuels are available all over the world, and are used to run homes and lives efficiantly.

Advantages of Biomass Energy:

Biomass energy also has many advantages to its use. For example, fuels made by biomass are good, efficient, and relatively clean- burning. Biomass energy is theoretically inexhaustible. It is available all over the world, as plants and manure are everywhere. It is generally cheap compared to other resources. They reduce dependancy on fossil fuels as well, as they are so alike in how they are burned and used.


Disadvantages of Biomass Energy:

Biomass has many disadvantages. It is expensive to care for the plants that are needed to be burned. It can be harmful to the enviornment when burned. Biomass consumes more fuel. It requires a lot of land. It is also known to be less efficient than Fossil Fuels.

Pictures:

Biomass is burned

Videos:

Biomass energy - How it all works?
Biomass Compactor Animation
SFC - Biomass gasifier. IQR Systems