Snapshot: Maricopa County, Arizona

County Data
Population 3,798,374
MSW Generated 7,581 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Maricopa is a safe way to provide renewable energy without burning. It can power homes, fuel cars, and help eliminate waste and landfills all while earning revenue for the system owner. Here are some of the benefits of running a FastOx gasifier to remove waste in Maricopa.

219,881

Homes

Gasification could convert 8,000 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 2,403,738,400 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 219,881 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $417,582,864

127,095

Trucks

Gasification could generate 86,744,448 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 127,095 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $492,342,432

695,985

Cars

Gasification could generate 157,954,400 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 695,985 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $942,943,640

347,540,765

Gallons

Gasification could generate 347,540,765 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $601,495,640

496

Jobs

Gasification could support 496 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 496

16,309,394

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 16,309,394 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 3,433,557 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 16,309,394 Metric Tons