Snapshot: Nicaragua

Country Data
Population 6,082,032
MSW Generated 3,123 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua.

89,327

Homes

Gasification could convert 3,250 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 976,518,725 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 89,327 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $169,642,945

51,632

Trucks

Gasification could generate 35,239,932 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 51,632 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $200,014,019

282,744

Cars

Gasification could generate 64,168,975 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 282,744 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $383,070,760

141,188,436

Gallons

Gasification could generate 141,188,436 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $244,357,510

208

Jobs

Gasification could support 208 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 208

6,718,822

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 6,718,822 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 1,414,489 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 6,718,822 Metric Tons