organic material that comes from plants and animals and is a renewable source of energy. Biomass contains stored energy from the sun. Plants absorb the sun’s energy in a process called photosynthesis. When biomass is burned, the chemical energy in biomass is released as heat.
Biomass is abundant. Exists around the world as a fuel source.
It is combusted to create electricity. The process of extracting of biomass for fuel is expensive.
It is a renewable energy fuel source that can have a high energy density.