Glossary


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Electricity, heat (steam) or both, produced from biomass?; it is produced through gasification?, fermentation, digestion, pyrolysis? or combustion of biomass; it is typically produced from cellulosic biomass. Combustion can occur with biomass alone, or with biomass co-fired with coal or natural gas. Commercial scale? cellulosic biomass markets are not yet widely developed.

Anerobic Digestion and Biogas

UW Extension have created seven modules focused on the use of anaerobic digestion technologies. Details of the process are introduced, as well as factors that influence start-up, operation and control of anaerobic digesters at different scales.

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University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706

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Grassland buffers protect Wisconsin’s waterways from excess nutrient runoff from agriculture. Photo: Anonymous.