Biomass energy

by: emily temple

How the natural resource is used

The chemical energy in biomass is released as heat when it is burned.

The disadvantages of using this resource

When burned, it gives off atmospheric pollutants, including greenhouse gases. If crops are not replanted, biomass is a non renewable resource.

The advantages of using this resource

It is a cheap and readily availy available source of energy. If the crops are replaced, biomass can be along term, sustainable energy source.
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