Essay On Biomass Energy

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2.2.2 Production of Brine
Process of desalination produces heavily concentrated brine, which gets pumped back out to sea. The resulting brine can have a dramatic environmental impact as well as affecting marine life. It is strong enough to kill vegetation and wildlife should they come into contact with it. There is usually anti-scaling agents and chlorine removing chemicals in this brine as well.

3. Evaluation of Biomass Energy
Biomass energy is created when the biomass is collected and burned slowly to create steam. Generators then use the steam to turn it into heat and energy. It is believed that this is a very clean type of natural gas as it requires the plants to absorb the carbon dioxide from the environment before it can be used as a viable
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Carbon from the atmosphere is absorbed into plants during photosynthesis and when the plant decays or is burnt that carbon goes back into the atmosphere. Because it is a cycle, the next crop of plants absorb that carbon over again, so this process does not contribute much to the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

3.2 Cons of Biomass Energy

3.2.1 Requires Space
Big areas are required for all the different processes that is required in harnessing energy from biomass. The areas that are needed for storing can be particular large and may lead to deforestation.

3.2.2 Emissions
The principal concerns about emissions and the impact of combustion systems on air quality are in relation to carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide (〖CO〗_2 and CO), small particulates (PM10 and PM2.5; particles smaller than 10 microns and 2.5 microns respectively), oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and sulfur dioxide (〖SO〗_2).
〖CO〗_2 is a greenhouse gas and an inevitable consequence of burning any organic (carbon containing) material. Under conditions of insufficient oxygen supply, or incomplete combustion CO can also be formed as well as fine particles of unburned carbon, or
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