Biomass sources

Historically, humans have harnessed biomass-derived energy since the time when people began burning wood to make fire.[2] Even in today’s modern era, biomass is the only source of fuel for domestic use in many developing countries. Biomass is all biologically-produced matter based in carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. The estimated biomass production in the world is 104.9 petagram (104.9 * 1015 g) of carbon per year, about half in the ocean and half on land.[9] Read more