Projected Increases in Biomass Energy in the United Kingdom

by Isaiah Boone

In a recently written article on ChronicleLive, Peter Mccusker explores the potential impact that biomass energy will have not only on the energy market in the United Kingdom, but on the labor market as well. Biomass energy is produced from the burning of plant and animal remains. (http://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/solutions/technologies/biomass.html) There are a number of schemes and plans being developed in the North Eastern part of the United Kingdom that involve the construction of new biomass energy plants and the conversion of previously non-biomass energy plants to biomass energy plants. (http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/business/business-news/biomass-power-could-bring-thousands-10726768) These plants have the potential to yield new jobs and new, cleaner energy. Continue reading