BIOENERGY

Bioenergy includes the generation of heat or electricity from either the combustion of organic or waste materials or their conversion to biofuels.

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Examples of Bioenergy May Include:

Plant-based Sources

Organic materials are processed and burned to create steam to spin a turbine that generates electricity.

 

 

Municipal Wastewater

Gases arising from the breakdown of waste during the sewage treatment process are captured and later burned to generate electricity.

 

 

Municipal Solid Waste

Gases, usually methane, are collected from landfills as waste degrades and are later burned to create electricity.

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