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  • A report about an alternative power source by Matthew
    • Biomass is garden . It includes dead trees, live stock manure, garden waste , bark, left over crops , sawdust , paper and kitchen rubbish.
    What is Biomass?
    • In new Zealand wood biomass provides 5 percent of new Zealand main energy supply. Timber industries use it for heat.
    Where is this type of power generated in New Zealand?
  • How does this power generator work? You could draw a diagram. All of the rubbish is put into a big tank or pit then methane gas is made. The methane gas goes along a pipe and is used for electricity. Methane gas is burned to boil water around the steam turns the turbines which run the generators which make electricity.
  • Could we use this type of power at school?
    • We could burn wood pellets in our boiler. We would put the pit in waiaitawa bush.
  • Conclusion i.e. why you think this power could be used at school to run our heater.
    • It is cheap to run because it rubbish . We could put it in our boiler . Other places use biomass like Rotorua girls high and timber mills.
  • References
    • Sally Morgan , energy and into the future , belitha press ftd , 1999. Nigel hawkes , New energy Sources , Aladdin book , 2003. Adele Richardson , Electricity , Capstone press , 2006.
  • GLOSSARY
    • Renewable something that can be replaced and will not run out. Gas is made called methane when all the waste rots. Sometimes rubbish is burnt