Briquettes are compressed block of coal and dust that produce bio fuel energy. Briquettes are commonly used for the developing world where cooking fuels are not as easily available. Briquettes are made with the forestry and agriculture wastage. This wastage can provide renewable source of energy. There is no fly ash in burning briquettes. Briquettes are less cheaper than charcoal. The briquettes are totally Eco-friendly technology. Biomass briquettes do not contribute to Global warming.
Charcoal is a consisting of carbon and any remaining ash. Charcoal has been made by a variety of methods. The traditional method for charcoal is clamp. Normally charcoal is made from peat, coal, wood, coconut shell, or petroleum. Activated charcoal is also called activated carbon. Cheap charcoal can contain a lot of unusable small pieces and dust. There is the problem of ash to deal with, whereas there is no residue with gas. Charcoal take longer to clean than Briquettes.
Charcoal only has a cooking time of about 30 – 45 minutes, and one time it reaches its peak hotness it starts to cool quite quickly. put on more charcoal way that it can take an extra 10 – 15 minutes to arrive at hotness. Briquettes can conquer this problem as they burn for up to 3 hours with a moderately even hotness.