Biomass Energy

Biomass is a plant-based resource that is used as a fuel to generate heat or electricity. Examples include, wood and its byproducts, energy crops, agricultural trash, and household, farm, and industrial garbage. Some people conflate the terms "biomass" and "biofuel" since biomass can be used directly as fuel. Plant-based biomass is used as a fuel to generate heat or electricity. Examples include, wood and its byproducts, energy crops, agricultural trash, and household, farm, and industrial garbage. Some people conflate the terms "biomass" and "biofuel" since biomass can be used directly as fuel.

Is also Energy generated or produced by living or once-living organisms. The most common biomass materials used for energy are plants, such as corn and soy, above. The energy from these organisms can be burned to create heat or converted into electricity.