Snapshot: Rice County, Minnesota

County Data
Population 63,594
MSW Generated 127 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Rice 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 Rice.

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

273,059

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 273,059 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 57,486 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 273,059 Metric Tons