- Biomass is biological material derived from living organisms such as wood and animal waste.
- As a renewable energy source, biomass can either be used directly via combustion to produce heat, or indirectly after converting it to various forms of biofuel.
- Heat energy produced from the burning of biomass can be used to generate electricity.
- It is renewable energy.
- Using biomass to generate electricity can reduce the disposal of organic waste.
- Liquid biofuels will not pollute the air because they are lead-free and sulphur-free.
- Large storage space is required to store the biomass.
- Land utilization can be considerable. Can lead to deforestation.
- Overall process can be expensive