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Biomass is commonly known as an organic or carbon- based material that comes from plants and animals. Additionally, it is a renewable source of energy.

In the past decade, the interest in biomass energy has been worldwide. Technological advancements have allowed conversions about, crop production, and the utilization of the biomass byproduct with lower cost with higher gains. Biomass is now being considered competitive with fossil fuels and energy productions.

Biomass materials contain stored energy from the sun and earth. Plants continuously absorb energy from the sun during a process known as photosynthesis. Biomass is derived from plant materials reaction to CO2 in the air, water, and sunlight, via photosynthesis, to produce carbohydrates that form the building blocks of biomass. As a result of biomass being burned, chemical energy is released as heat; biomass is incinerated and transformed to liquid or commonly known as biofuels or biogas which can be used as fuel. Crops and waste materials can be burned and converted to fuel or liquid biofuels.

In the past decade, the interest in biomass energy has been worldwide. Technological advancements have allowed conversions about, crop production, and the utilization of the biomass byproduct with lower cost with higher gains. Biomass is now being considered competitive with fossil fuels and energy productions.