What is Biomass?
A Biological material derived from living or recently living organisms.
Biomass Is the fuel that is developed from organic materials. It is a renewable, low carbon fuel that is already widely available throughout the UK.
Its production and use also brings additional environmental and social benefits. Correctly managed biomass is a sustainable fuel that can deliver a significant reduction in net carbon emissions when compared with fossil fuels.
What is it made from?
Biomass energy fuel pellets are typically made from wheat straw, oil seed rape straw and reed canary grass. It can also be produced from Hemp, corn, Willow, sugar cane and a variety of tree species, as well as animal husbandry residues such as poultry litter.
Benefits of using Biomass as a sustainable fuel:
Biomass is completely natural. It has no harmful carbon dioxide emissions that affect the ozone layer. Biomass is a clean source of energy, reducing dependency on fossil fuels. Biomass reduces landfill, taking waste harmful to the environment and changing it into something useful.