Snapshot: South Africa

Country Data
Population 55,011,976
MSW Generated 53,425 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in South Africa 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 South Africa.

1,470,454

Homes

Gasification could convert 53,500 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 16,075,000,550 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 1,470,454 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $2,792,585,396

849,947

Trucks

Gasification could generate 580,103,496 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 849,947 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $3,292,540,004

4,654,397

Cars

Gasification could generate 1,056,320,050 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 4,654,397 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $6,305,935,585

2,324,178,865

Gallons

Gasification could generate 2,324,178,865 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $4,022,502,085

3,322

Jobs

Gasification could support 3,322 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 3,322

114,938,545

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 114,938,545 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 24,197,588 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 114,938,545 Metric Tons