Biomass Resources

Introduction

Biomass comes from recently living plants and animals. It is a renewable energy source. Following are some of the sources and uses of biomass:

  • Wood and the waste from wood processing is used to heat buildings, in industrial processes, and to generate electricity.
  • Crops and waste are used as fuels or biofuels.
  • Animal manure and human sewage are converted to biogas, a fuel.