Biomass Power Production

Course Number: R-4006
Credit: 4 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Biomass Power Production, you'll learn ...

  • Meaning of the term "biomass fuel"
  • The current use of biomass fuel for electric power generation
  • How gasification works
  • Types of feedstocks available for biomass fuels

Overview

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Credit: 4 PDH

Length: 49 pages

This 4-hour course covers the concept of using biomass as a fuel source for electric power generation. The course reviews the types of biomass that can be used as fuel and the availability of the fuel supply. The methods to convert the biomass to a usable fuel are discussed as well as the issues of generating power with biomass. The environmental benefits and costs of using biomass as a fuel source are also discussed.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Meaning of the term "biomass fuel"
  • The current use of biomass fuel for electric power generation
  • How gasification works
  • Types of feedstocks available for biomass fuels
  • Methods to convert biomass into a usable fuel
  • Advantages of co-firing
  • How anaerobic digestion works
  • The pyrolysis process

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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