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June 4, 2009
Pineapple and coconut top these light pineapple cupcakes, what a perfect Spring dessert! For the coconut lover out there, these are super easy, low fat, moist and delicious!
Biomass is biological material from living, or recently living organisms, most often referring to plants or plant-derived materials. [ 1 ] As a renewable energy source , biomass can either be used directly, or indirectly—once or converted into another type of energy product such as biofuel . Biomass can be converted to energy in three ways: thermal conversion , chemical conversion , and biochemical conversion . Historically, humans have harnessed biomass derived energy products since the time when people began burning wood to make fire. [ 2 ] In modern times, the term can be referred to in two meanings.
Gasification is a process that converts organic or fossil based carbonaceous materials into carbon monoxide , hydrogen and carbon dioxide . This is achieved by reacting the material at high temperatures (>700 °C), without combustion, with a controlled amount of oxygen and/or steam .