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Bioenergy

Definition:

Renewable energy made from materials from biological sources. Wood, charcoal, manure and crop residues are all traditional forms of bioenergy.

Bioenergy carriers produced from crops like maize or sugarcane are known as biofuels, while biogas refers to the mixture of methane and carbon dioxide produced by the bacterial decomposition of organic wastes.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Biofuels - Biomass - Renewable energy - Wood energy

To read about this term in context:

GreenFacts Summary on Forests & Energy:

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Bioenergie
Español: Bioenergía
Français: Bioénergie
Nederlands: Bio-energie

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