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Focus on: biomass for renewable energy

Factsheet 19 focuses primarily on ‘dry’ plant-based biomass for local energy generation.

Year of Publication2009

Biomass, defined as any organic material from plants or animals, can be produced by farming, land management and forestry sectors and used for renewable energy generation. This Fact Sheet provides introductory information on:* How biomass can be a part of your business* The types of material that can be used* Types of operation employed* The part that biomass energy can play in the solution of climate change.* The business opportunities, risks and responsibilities involved.

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Organisation Logo for Farming Futures

Providing inspiration and information on how to prepare your business for the impacts, opportunities, risks and responsibilities that climate change brings.

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