Snapshot: Alameda County, California

County Data
Population 1,494,876
MSW Generated 2,983 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Alameda 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 Alameda.

82,455

Homes

Gasification could convert 3,000 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 901,401,900 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 82,455 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $156,593,574

47,661

Trucks

Gasification could generate 32,529,168 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 47,661 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $184,628,412

260,994

Cars

Gasification could generate 59,232,900 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 260,994 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $353,603,865

130,327,787

Gallons

Gasification could generate 130,327,787 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $225,560,865

186

Jobs

Gasification could support 186 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 186

6,418,673

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 6,418,673 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 1,351,300 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 6,418,673 Metric Tons