Biomass is a organic matter produced by plants, both terrestrial (those grown on land) and aquatic (those grown in water) and their derivatives.Solar Energyà Photosynthesisà Biomassà Energy Generation.

-Biomass resource are categorized in three ways:

  1. Solid form(wood and agriculture residue)
  2. Liquid form(Biomass converted to ethanol and methanol)
  3. Gaseous form(Biogas by anaerobic fermentation of biomass

HYDROGEN is also produced from various biomass products be the method of reforming:

BIOGAS: Pictorial view of biogas power generation and heat supply system.

Following are the possible paths of energy conversion from biomass with various feedstock and their possible application in power generation and heating: