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biomass

 [bi´o-mas]
the entire assemblage of living organisms of a particular region, considered collectively.

bi·o·mass

(bī'ō-mas),
The total weight of all living things in a given area, biotic community, species population, or habitat; a measure of total biotic productivity.

biomass

/bio·mass/ (bi´o-mas) the entire assemblage of living organisms of a particular region, considered collectively.

biomass

(bī′ō-măs′)
n.
1. The total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area.
2. Plant material, vegetation, or agricultural waste used as a fuel or energy source.

biomass

Ecology
The mass of organic material produced by living organisms.

Industry
A popular term for plants which can be converted into fuel.

bi·o·mass

(bī'ō-mas)
The total weight of all living things in a given area, biotic community, species population, or habitat; a measure of total biotic productivity.

biomass

the total mass of organisms in a given ENVIRONMENT or at a certain TROPHIC LEVEL. It is measured as either live or DRY WEIGHT (mass) per unit area, and the alternative used should be stated.

bi·o·mass

(bī'ō-mas)
The total weight of all living things in a given area, biotic community, species population, or habitat; a measure of total biotic productivity.

biomass,

n the total quantity of living organisms in a particular volume of matter.

biomass

the amount or entire assemblage of living organisms of a particular region, considered collectively.
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The creation of a Center of Excellence in Malaysia, with local partners, is an opportunity to ensure that any selected bio-mass satisfies strict sustainability criteria, opined Frederic Eychenne, Airbus New Energies Program Manager.
BioOil has approximately seven times the energy density of dry forest and sawmill residue, giving BioOil a significant logistical and transportation cost advantage over solid bio-mass.
The creation of a Centre of Excellence in Malaysia, with local partners is an opportunity to ensure that any selected bio-mass satisfies strict sustainability criteria , said Frederic Eychenne, Airbus New Energies Programme Manager.
A village with about 3000 cattle head could provide 27 tonnes of cow dung to produce bio-gas, 3 tonnes of farm residue, straw or cotton stalks of bio-mass raw material for such a plant.
BERLIN, October 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the title "CO2 Mitigation through Biofuels in the Transport Sector - Status and Perspectives", the Research Association for Combustion Engines (FVV) with the support of the Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP) and the German Association for Research on Automobile- Technique (FAT ), has commissioned the IFEU - Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Heidelberg to analyse and compare all publications on bio-fuels publicly accessible world-wide, starting with bio-diesel and bio-ethanol to synthetic fuels made of bio-mass (BTL).
Wide opportunities of generating energy through bio-mass and biogas exist in Punjab and Punjab government will completely gain from these opportunities.
Mr Sharif said the MoU was a welcoming step and vast opportunities of generating energy through bio-mass and biogas existed in Punjab.
Credit guarantees are made gentle by country, since it had the third largest off-grid population after India and Bangladesh and excellent solar, bio-mass and micro-hydro opportunities.
According to the department, the bids could include energy produced from wind, solar, hydro, bio-gas, bio-mass or landfill gas.
The new research will cover an analysis of the effect of centrifugal force and other physical characteristics upon the bio-mass drying process, study the effect of the addition of external and re-cycled heat into the process, optimize blade design to minimize aerodynamic drag, and study the effect of air re-circulation and relative humidity on operating efficiencies.
WPS Energy Services Power Marketing Executive Ed Howard said, "We look forward to working with AEI which has reliably served the Maine market since 1983 and is the largest bio-mass electric generator in the state of Maine.

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