Snapshot: Ghana

Country Data
Population 27,409,893
MSW Generated 1,000 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Ghana 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 Ghana.

28,035

Homes

Gasification could convert 1,020 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 306,476,646 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 28,035 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $53,241,801

16,205

Trucks

Gasification could generate 11,059,917 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 16,205 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $62,773,646

88,738

Cars

Gasification could generate 20,139,186 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 88,738 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $120,225,300

44,311,448

Gallons

Gasification could generate 44,311,448 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $76,690,680

62

Jobs

Gasification could support 62 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 62

2,151,400

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 2,151,400 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 452,926 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 2,151,400 Metric Tons