Biomass

By Myles Stubblefield & Brianna Brown

Introduction

  • Biomass is a Biological material derived from living or recently living Organisms
  • It is renewable , it is any organic matter, it is the oldest source of energy after the sun.

Brief History

  • Prior to the Industrial Revolution, biomass satisfied nearly all of man's demand.Up until the 1860's.
  • The United States used biomass, in the form of wood for nearly 91% of all energy consumption.

Environmental Impact

  • Ethanol is both water soluble and biodegradable.If a fuel spill occurs, the effects are less severe than gasoline.
  • Sense Ethanol contains oxygen, using it as a fuel additive results in lower Carbon Monoxide emissions.

Renewable or Nonrenewable

  • Biomass is a Renewable source of energy.
  • It is made up of natural and organic material
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Description of Biomass

  • Its Organic Matter such as wood, plants, and animal waste.
  • It is very useful.

Major Uses

  • Biomass is used to power anything that normal electricity does but in a safer way.
  • Biofuels are used to power cars, trucks, and tractors but without giving harmful pollution off like normal fuels.
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