Snapshot: Portugal

Country Data
Population 10,358,076
MSW Generated 13,616 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Portugal 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 Portugal.

384,792

Homes

Gasification could convert 14,000 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 4,206,542,200 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 384,792 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $730,770,012

222,416

Trucks

Gasification could generate 151,802,784 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 222,416 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $861,599,255

1,217,973

Cars

Gasification could generate 276,420,200 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 1,217,973 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $1,650,151,370

608,196,338

Gallons

Gasification could generate 608,196,338 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $1,052,617,370

868

Jobs

Gasification could support 868 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 868

29,293,462

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 29,293,462 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 6,167,045 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 29,293,462 Metric Tons