Snapshot: Harris County, Texas

County Data
Population 4,025,409
MSW Generated 8,034 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Harris 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 Harris.

221,255

Homes

Gasification could convert 8,050 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 2,418,761,765 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 221,255 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $420,192,744

127,889

Trucks

Gasification could generate 87,286,601 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 127,889 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $495,419,559

700,334

Cars

Gasification could generate 158,941,615 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 700,334 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $948,837,025

349,712,895

Gallons

Gasification could generate 349,712,895 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $605,254,975

509

Jobs

Gasification could support 509 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 509

17,284,233

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 17,284,233 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 3,638,786 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 17,284,233 Metric Tons