Snapshot: Yakima County, Washington

County Data
Population 239,836
MSW Generated 479 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Yakima 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 Yakima.

13,743

Homes

Gasification could convert 500 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 150,233,650 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 13,743 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $26,098,921

7,943

Trucks

Gasification could generate 5,421,528 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 7,943 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $30,771,394

43,499

Cars

Gasification could generate 9,872,150 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 43,499 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $58,933,970

21,721,298

Gallons

Gasification could generate 21,721,298 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $37,593,470

36

Jobs

Gasification could support 36 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 36

1,029,804

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 1,029,804 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 216,801 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 1,029,804 Metric Tons