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Biomass resource potential in Andhra Pradesh

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Total biomass potential

Biomass
Type

Area
(kHa)

Crop Production (kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Agro-residue

6175.4

12689.4

24871.7

4259.4

520.8

Forest and  Wasteland

residue

2552.6

0.0

3601.0

2435.5

341.1

Total

8728.0

12689.4

28472.7

6694.9

861.9

Biomass potential from agro-residues

District

Area
(kHa)

Crop Production (kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Anantapur

926.9

913.9

2012.8

343.8

42.6

Chittoor

305.1

288.1

638.5

119.3

15.1

Cuddapah

339.8

569.2

1167.6

186.9

22.7

East Godavari

638.5

1769.6

2978.1

644.8

78.7

Guntur

510.6

1523.6

3258.7

481.0

59.1

Krishna

444.7

1270.5

2332.1

398.8

46.8

Kurnool

757.4

1512.4

3598.1

461.7

60.0

Nellore

282.1

994.2

1739.0

314.4

36.5

Prakasam

491.3

847.4

1783.1

259.5

32.9

Srikakulam

220.0

409.8

717.7

155.3

18.9

Visakhapatnam

320.2

343.3

587.8

113.1

14.0

Vizianagaram

344.0

510.6

1060.0

201.0

25.3

West Godavari

594.8

1736.8

2998.2

579.8

68.2

Total

6175.4

12689.4

24871.7

4259.4

520.8

Biomass potential from forest and wasteland

District

Area
(kHa)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Anantapur

13.5

17.7

12.0

1.7

Chittoor

149.4

184.2

124.6

17.4

Cuddapah

34.1

86.2

58.3

8.2

East Godavari

204.3

288.4

195.1

27.3

Guntur

602.0

1006.1

680.5

95.3

Krishna

400.2

546.2

369.4

51.7

Kurnool

66.5

87.8

59.4

8.3

Nellore

288.3

350.0

236.7

33.1

Prakasam

231.4

280.5

189.7

26.6

Srikakulam

107.2

107.2

72.5

10.2

Visakhapatnam

74.1

107.3

72.5

10.2

Vizianagaram

36.5

62.1

42.0

5.9

West Godavari

345.1

477.3

322.8

45.2

Total

2552.6

3601.0

2435.5

341.1

* The biomass surplus and power potential data is as per National Biomass Resource Atlas (2002-04) project of MNRE executed by CGPL, IISc Bangalore

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