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Biomass

Biomass is a term we use to describe the production of energy or fuel from organic matter. The resulting ‘bioenergy’ or ‘biofuel’ can be used as an alternative to fossil fuels and is considered to be far more environmentally friendly than traditional energy sources.

In this section, you will find a variety of articles on biomass, bioenergy, and biofuels. Take a look at the following information for further details.

Articles

Uses of Biomass Energy

This article looks at how biomass is used around the world and what makes it such a versatile renewable energy source.

Is Biomass Renewable?

Is biomass renewable or nonrenewable? Take a look at this article to learn about the arguments on both sides of the debate.

Logs and wood chips are a renewable form of biomass.

8 Examples of Biomass

Read our article covering eight different biomass examples and how they can be used with bioenergy technologies.

Wood pellets are one of the main biomass examples.

What Is Biomass Energy?

Learn more about what biomass actually is. Discover its main sources and the different types of energy it can produce.

A biomass energy plant.