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Chapter 10, Problem 15E
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of biomass energy?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The advantages and disadvantages of biomass energy are to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Biomass energy is a type of energy used as a fuel to generate electricity. It can be generated from various organic materials and renewable resources. Biomass is generated from wood pellets and dung cakes. Biofuels can also be produced by crops like sugar cane and corn.

Explanation of Solution

The main advantages of biomass energy are as follows:

It is a renewable source of energy as the plant used for biomass energy can be grown repeatedly. Plants like corn and sugarcane grow fast and can be harvested and processed to produce biomass energy. Ethanol, when mixed with gasoline, produces energy without emitting the harmful carbon monoxide gas. The biomass energy can be generated directly by burning plants to produce electricity...

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