Biomass/Biofuel

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Biomass Fuels

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by Peter Kay on February 8, 2012

Biomass is considered anything of organic origin (dead or alive). When biomass is used as fuel is essentially combusted to produce what we call biomass energy. Biomass fuels range from burning wood, wood pellets, biofuels (ethanol or biodiesel), animal manure,

Biomass Facts for Kids

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by Peter Kay on January 27, 2012

Here is a list of interesting biomass energy facts for the USA: Almost 4% of the energy needs in theUSwere covered from biomass energy during

What is Biomass?

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by Peter Kay on January 20, 2012

Essentially biomass energy comes from the sun since plants use its energy to undergo the process of photosynthesis which takes place during their growth and results into storing energy into their roots and leaves. In addition animals which can also be used as

Facts about biodiesel

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by Peter Kay on January 11, 2012

Biodiesel is a renewable energy source mixed usually with petroleum diesel in order to produce a greener fuel that at the same time can help us reduce our dependency on fossil fuels. Below are some interesting facts:

Biofuels 101

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by Peter Kay on January 6, 2012

Biofuels are a renewable energy source produced from organic matters. The two main biofuel products are ethanol and biodiesel. Ethanol is usually made from corn and it is a type of alcohol (ethyl alcohol). In order to produce biofuel using ethanol, it is

According to the EU directive 1999/31/EC the amount of Municipal Solid Waste should be reduced based on the waste landfilled amount that was produced in 1995. The targets were set to 75% by 2006, to 50% by 2009 and to 35% by 2016 (using as a reference year

Waste to energy incineration is a method of producing heat and/or electricity by directly combusting garbage or as their official term is Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). MSW is waste collected by the various local authorities from apartment buildings, offices, households, schools.

Waste to energy is the production of heat and/or electricity mainly with the usage of garbage as a fuel or as their official term is Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). MSW includes all solid waste produced by households, apartment building, schools and