Snapshot: Buena Vista County, Iowa

County Data
Population 20,078
MSW Generated 40 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista.

1,374

Homes

Gasification could convert 50 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 15,023,365 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 1,374 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $2,609,880

794

Trucks

Gasification could generate 542,153 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 794 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $3,077,127

4,350

Cars

Gasification could generate 987,215 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 4,350 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $5,893,385

2,172,130

Gallons

Gasification could generate 2,172,130 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $3,759,335

13

Jobs

Gasification could support 13 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 13

86,211

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 86,211 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 18,150 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 86,211 Metric Tons