Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Biomass energy

Renewable energies are very varied, each of them sometimes requires the ingenuity of those who use it, and others simply looking to benefit from what others discarded thinking has no utility, thus having a wide range of energy sources that are dependent on the origin of each material, and one of them is the biomass energy.

This energy source has as its fundamental principle take all kinds of material, whether source organic or inorganic, for obtaining energy being used logically that from waste of different processes.
This energy is extracted from the source directly, by creating block fuels, or indirectly, performing a treatment and a process whereby derive in the synthesis of a fuel or other volatile substance.

One of the most commonly used for biomass Forms is through the harvesting and extraction of maize, which is used to obtain alcohols, although they can also leverage from materials of animal Kingdom, using from the remains to droppings from fat.
Turning to the extraction of corn in their harvest obtained two raw materials, the first used for food, and other biomass waste or by-products that serve as food, Yes, that is which is subjected to a process of saccharification and distillation in stages to obtain different kinds of alcohols, emphasizing the bioethanol.

A major urban problematic is not only in the procurement and distribution of electrical energy, but also what to do with the large amount of waste generated on a daily basis without delve into details of what a family discards regularly, you know they accumulate a vast area of land.
In recent years being a development which is the exploitation of residual biomass energy, which is based exclusively on the extraction of gases produced by the decomposition of organic waste, which generate the so-called biogas, which can be used to produce heat and electricity.
Of course, to take advantage of this requires a major investment in infrastructure, as well as a radical change in the treatment of waste (why not, with a proper separation of waste)

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