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Biopower Basics

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“Biopower technologies convert renewable biomass fuels into heat and electricity using processes similar to those used with fossil fuels. There are three ways to release the energy stored in biomass to produce biopower: burning, bacterial decay, and conversion to gas/liquid fuel.”

Explore US DOE EERE’s “Biopower Basics” Websiteincludes information on Burning, Bacterial Decomposition (Anaerobic Digestion), and Conversion to a Gas or Liquid Fuel

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