Biomass has low bulk density, high moisture, and low energy density. Converting it to pellets makes it more portable and easily usable. Pelletization has advantages for both wood producers and power plant operations.
Electricity generation is only conversion of energy from different forms to Electricity which is the most convenient form of energy. How efficiently does this conversion take place? We take look at the conversion efficiencies of the common types of Electricity generation plants.
Coal has been in an imbroglio with environmentalists on one hand and the power generation industry on the other. In the midst are the proponents of Clean Coal. Can Coal be clean? Is it a myth or a reality?