Introduction to Biomass Power Plants

Learning objectives

  • Define biomass
  • List common sources of biomass fuels
  • List advantages of biomass fuels over coal
  • Describe fuel handling and storage equipment used in biomass power plant applications
  • Describe the various boiler designs used in biomass plants

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able define biomass and list common biomass fuels used in the production of electricity. You will also be able to describe biomass storage, fuel handling equipment and various configurations of biomass boilers.

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