Snapshot: Salt Lake County, Utah

County Data
Population 1,016,455
MSW Generated 2,029 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake.

56,344

Homes

Gasification could convert 2,050 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 615,957,965 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 56,344 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $107,005,596

32,568

Trucks

Gasification could generate 22,228,265 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 32,568 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $126,162,735

178,346

Cars

Gasification could generate 40,475,815 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 178,346 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $241,629,295

89,057,321

Gallons

Gasification could generate 89,057,321 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $154,133,245

137

Jobs

Gasification could support 137 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 137

4,364,437

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 4,364,437 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 918,829 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 4,364,437 Metric Tons