Snapshot: Fairfax County, Virginia

County Data
Population 1,064,735
MSW Generated 2,125 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Fairfax 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 Fairfax.

61,842

Homes

Gasification could convert 2,250 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 676,051,425 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 61,842 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $117,445,087

35,745

Trucks

Gasification could generate 24,396,876 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 35,745 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $138,471,215

195,746

Cars

Gasification could generate 44,424,675 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 195,746 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $265,202,805

97,745,840

Gallons

Gasification could generate 97,745,840 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $169,170,555

146

Jobs

Gasification could support 146 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 146

4,571,741

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 4,571,741 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 962,472 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 4,571,741 Metric Tons