Snapshot: Cuba

Country Data
Population 11,389,562
MSW Generated 6,822 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Cuba 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 Cuba.

192,396

Homes

Gasification could convert 7,000 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 2,103,271,100 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 192,396 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $365,385,006

111,208

Trucks

Gasification could generate 75,901,392 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 111,208 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $430,799,628

608,986

Cars

Gasification could generate 138,210,100 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 608,986 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $825,075,685

304,098,169

Gallons

Gasification could generate 304,098,169 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $526,308,685

434

Jobs

Gasification could support 434 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 434

14,676,851

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 14,676,851 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 3,089,863 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 14,676,851 Metric Tons