Snapshot: Somerset County, Maine

County Data
Population 52,228
MSW Generated 104 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Somerset 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 Somerset.

6,871

Homes

Gasification could convert 250 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 75,116,825 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 6,871 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $13,049,371

3,972

Trucks

Gasification could generate 2,710,764 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 3,972 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $15,385,607

21,750

Cars

Gasification could generate 4,936,075 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 21,750 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $29,466,895

10,860,649

Gallons

Gasification could generate 10,860,649 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $18,796,645

22

Jobs

Gasification could support 22 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 22

224,256

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 224,256 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 47,212 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 224,256 Metric Tons