Snapshot: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

County Data
Population 1,514,456
MSW Generated 3,023 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia.

83,830

Homes

Gasification could convert 3,050 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 916,425,265 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 83,830 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $159,203,454

48,455

Trucks

Gasification could generate 33,071,321 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 48,455 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $187,705,539

265,344

Cars

Gasification could generate 60,220,115 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 265,344 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $359,497,250

132,499,917

Gallons

Gasification could generate 132,499,917 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $229,320,200

199

Jobs

Gasification could support 199 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 199

6,502,746

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 6,502,746 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 1,368,999 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 6,502,746 Metric Tons