Biomass: Definition, Types, Facts, Uses, Merits, Statistics Explained

Biomass: Definition, Types, Facts, Uses, Merits, Statistics Explained

Biomass is any organic matter that can be used as a source of energy, such as trees, crops, seaweed, and animal waste. Biomass is the oldest energy source. People have been burning firewood to heat their homes and cook food for thousands of years. Biomass receives energy from the sun. All organic memories contain stored energy from the sun. Through photosynthesis, sunlight gives plants the energy they need to convert water, carbon dioxide, and minerals into oxygen and sugar. Sugars, called carbohydrates, provide energy to plants (or animals that eat them). Carbohydrate-rich foods (such as...

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