Snapshot: San Mateo County, California

County Data
Population 711,622
MSW Generated 1,420 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in San Mateo 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 San Mateo.

41,228

Homes

Gasification could convert 1,500 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 450,700,950 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 41,228 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $78,296,780

23,830

Trucks

Gasification could generate 16,264,584 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 23,830 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $92,314,198

130,497

Cars

Gasification could generate 29,616,450 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 130,497 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $176,801,925

65,163,893

Gallons

Gasification could generate 65,163,893 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $112,780,425

98

Jobs

Gasification could support 98 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 98

3,055,550

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 3,055,550 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 643,274 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 3,055,550 Metric Tons