Abstract: This paper discusses biomass as a renewable energy source. The paper defines the resources as well as the ways biomass energy is converted into electricity, technologies involved in extracting power from biomass as well as the advantages and the disadvantages of using of biomass as a source of energy. The paper also reviews a few biomass projects in the INDIA, STATES OF IT and some other parts of world and discusses the future of biomass.

Keywords: BIOMASS Energy, biomass policy and Renewable policy in India.