Biomass definition

Biomass means the biodegradable fraction of products, waste and residues from biological origin from agriculture (including vegetal and animal substances), forestry and related industries including fisheries and aquaculture, as well as the biodegradable fraction of industrial and municipal waste;
Biomass means non-fossilized and biodegradable organic material originating from plants, animals and micro-organisms, including products, byproducts, residues and waste from agriculture, forestry and related industries as well as the non-fossilized and biodegradable organic fractions of industrial and municipal wastes, including gases and liquids recovered from the decomposition of non-fossilized and biodegradable organic material.
Biomass means wastes produced during agricultural and forestry operations (for example straws and stalks) or produced as a by-product of processing operations of agricultural produce (e.g., husks, shells, deoiled cakes, etc); wood produced in dedicated energy plantations or recovered from wild bushes/weeds; and the wood waste produced in some industrial operations;

Examples of Biomass in a sentence

Technical Study Report on Biomass Fired Fluidized Bed Combustion Boiler Technology for Cogeneration.

Protocols for the Measurement, Monitoring and Reporting of Structure, Biomass and Carbon Stocks in Mangrove Forests.

The use of biomass feedstocks which are not sustainably sourced as outlined in the 2021 BEIS Biomass policy statement1.

Paper presented at the Regional Consultation on Modern Applications of Biomass Energy, 6-10 January 1997, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Summary of Woody Biomass field trials conducted by the University of California County 1 Solano3608 Miller83E.


More Definitions of Biomass

Biomass means non-fossilized and biodegradable organic material originating from plants, animals, and microorganisms, including products, by-products, residues, and waste from agriculture, forestry, and related industries as well as the non-fossilized and biodegradable organic fractions of industrial and municipal wastes, including gases and liquids recovered from the decomposition of non-fossilized and biodegradable organic material. For the purpose of this article, biomass includes both California Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) eligible and non-eligible biomass as defined by the California Energy Commission.
Biomass means organic nonfossil material of biological origin constituting a source of renewable energy within the meaning of subdivision 8002(17)(21) of this title.
Biomass means material, other than Fossil Fuel or peat, which is, or is derived directly or indirectly from, plant matter, animal matter, fungi, algae or bacteria (and includes any such material contained in Waste);
Biomass means products consisting of any whole or part of a vegetable matter from agriculture or forestry which can be used as a fuel for the purpose of recovering its energy content and the following waste used as a fuel:
Biomass means any of the following: