Snapshot: Hood County, Texas

County Data
Population 50,569
MSW Generated 101 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Hood 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 Hood.

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

16

Jobs

Gasification could support 16 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 16

217,132

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 217,132 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 45,712 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 217,132 Metric Tons