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Biomass energy

Biomass energy is the oldest form of energy used by Man since the discovery of fire in prehistory. This energy makes it possible to generate electricity thanks to the heat produced by the combustion of these materials (wood, plants, agricultural waste, organic household refuse) or the biogas resulting from the fermentation of these materials, in biomass plants.

Biomass by methanization

The waste is first transformed into a biogas, by fermentation through micro-organisms (bacteria). The biogas is then burned. This biogas is close to natural gas and mainly composed of methane. This concerns household waste, animal manure and slurry, sewage sludge, paper and cardboard…