Snapshot: Japan

Country Data
Population 126,958,472
MSW Generated 144,466 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Japan 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 Japan.

3,971,599

Homes

Gasification could convert 144,500 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 43,417,524,850 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 3,971,599 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $7,542,590,474

2,295,650

Trucks

Gasification could generate 1,566,821,592 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 2,295,650 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $8,892,935,165

12,571,221

Cars

Gasification could generate 2,853,051,350 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 12,571,221 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $17,031,919,490

6,277,455,064

Gallons

Gasification could generate 6,277,455,064 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $10,864,514,990

8,964

Jobs

Gasification could support 8,964 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 8,964

310,804,152

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 310,804,152 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 65,432,453 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 310,804,152 Metric Tons