This course addresses how biopower works, the various attributes by which it is compared to other renewable fuel sources and technologies, characteristics of biopower, and the future potential of biopower.
List the technologies used to generate biopower
Relate how the technologies convert the energy in biomass resources to electricity
Define key attributes that determine the benefits, costs, and challenges associated with biopower technologies and analyze how biopower technology attributes compare to other generation alternatives
Evaluate the potential role of biopower in a region’s overall electric generation resource mix
Identify key issues for the future growth of biopower