Bart Kavanaugh - Miami Beach FL,
Donald W. Kendrick - Bellevue WA,
Steven Kushnick - Marietta GA,
Starlight Energy Holdings LLC - Dover DE
A system for gasifying biomass materials is provided. The system includes a gasifying unit for converting the biomass materials into a gas and a feeder mechanism for introducing the biomass materials into the gasifying unit. The gasifying unit includes a plurality of gasifying medium and biomass injection ports distributed along a vertical length of the gasifying unit, and each of the plurality of injection ports has a corresponding injection angle. The injection angles include at least one of an upward tangential angle and a downward tangential angle.