Category Archives: Biomass Energy

Topic Assortment

Here are some cool topics which high school students can delve into. Unlike other posts where the URLs and information are provided, here the student will need to search for information online to answer the questions for each topic. 1. … Continue reading

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Biofuel Production From Municipal Wastewater

Reference: CleanTechnica Researchers from Rice University are studying the potential for biofuel production using wastewater from wastewater treatment plants. They have shown that biodiesel-producing algae can thrive in municipal wastewater. This algae feeds on the organic matter in the wastewater … Continue reading

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Electricity Generation From Sarasota County Landfill

Sarasota County’s solid waste facility located in Nokomis, Florida has recently begun producing electricity using natural gas generators. The generators use methane as their fuel source. The methane is produced from anaerobic decomposition of organic waste contained in the vast … Continue reading

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