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Transcript of Biomass Energy
By: Kalei Cox
Wood has been used for energy longer than any other biomass source and today is still the largest bio mass energy resource.
Biomass can be used for direct heating.
Such as burning wood in a fireplace.
Because Biomass power is produced from plant sourcesn potentially be produced almost anywhere in the United States.
California produces more than 60 billion bone dry tons of biomass each year. Of this total, 5 million bone dry tons is now burned to make electricity.
Electricity generated from biomass is also called bio power.
Biomass power is power obtained from energy in plants and plant-derived materials, such as food crops, grassy and woody plants, residues from agriculture or forestry, and the organic component municipal and industrial wastes.
Bio fuels are liquid fuels produced from plants. The two most common types of biofuels are ethanol and bio diesel.
Biomass can be used to produce fuels for cars.
Biomass is made by burning organic substances (wood, alcohol, and garbage.)