Biomass is a versatile energy source. Organic matter that is used as a source of biomass energy includes trees, timber waste, wood chips, corn, rice hulls, peanut shells, sugar cane, grass cuttings, leaves, manure, sewage, and municipal solid waste.



Image:  Biomass Energy by David Cornwell 

Information sourced from:

Renewable energy in 2013 (2013), [online]. Available from: [accessed 26/07/2015].

Department of Energy and Climate Change (2014), Renewable energy sources, 2013 [online]. Available from: [accessed 26/07/2015].

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