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Biomass resource potential in Bihar

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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

7348.6

18817.7

25757.0

5147.2

640.9

Forest and Wasteland residue

905.9

0.0

1248.1

831.9

116.3

Total

8254.5

18817.7

27005.1

5979.1

757.2

Biomass potential from agro-residues

District

Area
(kHa)

Crop Production
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus
(kT/Yr)*

Power Potential
(MWe)*

Araria

145.5

277.7

492.9

114.1

13.9

Aurangabad

271.4

490.6

809.1

174.7

21.6

Banka

151.1

322.9

496.3

113.6

13.7

Begusarai

202.7

507.5

870.5

121.0

15.8

Bhabua

189.8

353.4

583.8

127.3

15.7

Bhagalpur

189.5

475.9

791.0

131.4

16.6

Bhojpur

258.7

469.0

830.0

170.7

21.3

Buxar

190.3

360.0

627.6

127.5

16.1

Darbhanga

150.1

324.8

532.9

104.9

13.2

Gaya

355.4

708.7

1042.8

228.3

28.1

Gopalganj

230.0

1216.3

808.5

153.1

19.2

Jamui

111.0

231.4

363.5

77.5

9.4

Jehanabad

172.0

331.5

555.9

119.8

14.8

Katihar

158.3

339.2

699.2

144.5

18.1

Khagaria

133.2

342.6

761.2

115.1

14.9

Kishanganj

90.2

166.9

292.6

72.0

8.6

Lakhisarai

93.5

158.4

298.3

56.6

7.0

Madhepura

124.8

268.3

447.1

88.3

11.0

Madhubani

243.3

476.3

784.6

177.6

21.8

Munger

78.5

138.0

249.5

52.3

6.4

Muzaffarpur

290.6

624.6

1068.2

211.1

26.1

Nalanda

264.6

489.8

868.5

176.7

22.0

Nawada

181.0

335.6

583.4

124.5

15.4

Paschim
Champaran

447.1

3200.1

1490.5

297.4

36.9

Patna

295.3

526.4

929.3

185.9

23.2

Purba
Champaran

335.9

1114.6

1126.4

247.1

30.4

Purnia

178.5

362.9

675.2

140.6

17.4

Rohtas

389.8

756.3

1309.1

283.4

35.1

Saharsa

110.1

208.8

377.8

77.4

9.6

Samastipur

233.3

536.4

905.0

156.6

19.7

Saran

244.8

496.8

950.2

152.1

19.6

Sheikhpura

57.3

103.9

180.7

38.0

4.7

Sheohar

53.6

166.5

195.6

38.9

4.8

Sitamarhi

145.8

428.3

498.3

107.7

13.4

Siwan

275.4

861.7

1008.3

193.5

24.6

Supaul

130.3

246.5

438.9

97.9

12.0

Vaishali

175.9

399.1

814.3

148.1

18.8

Total

7348.6

18817.7

25757.0

5147.2

640.9

Biomass potential from forest and wasteland

District

Area
(kHa)

Biomass Generation
 (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus
(kT/Yr)*

Power Potential
(MWe)*

Araria

5.7

7.4

5.0

0.7

Aurangabad

29.7

34.6

23.0

3.2

Banka

38.5

52.5

35.0

4.9

Begusarai

5.0

7.3

4.9

0.7

Bhabua

138.5

256.3

170.8

23.9

Bhagalpur

9.7

12.7

8.5

1.2

Bhojpur

7.4

10.2

6.8

1.0

Buxar

11.0

15.8

10.5

1.5

Darbhanga

12.2

17.8

11.9

1.7

Gaya

82.9

116.7

77.8

10.9

Gopalganj

7.8

11.2

7.5

1.1

Jamui

109.7

132.3

88.2

12.3

Jehanabad

1.2

1.5

1.0

0.1

Katihar

23.2

32.1

21.4

3.0

Khagaria

4.4

6.3

4.2

0.6

Kishanganj

25.9

36.4

24.3

3.4

Lakhisarai

20.1

19.6

13.1

1.8

Madhepura

0.7

0.91

0.6

0.1

Madhubani

11.2

16.2

10.8

1.5

Munger

31.3

21.2

14.1

2.0

Muzaffarpur

7.4

10.7

7.1

1.0

Nalanda

5.1

8.1

5.4

0.8

Nawada

52.3

73.2

48.8

6.8

Paschim
Champaran

116.8

155.9

103.9

14.5

Patna

5.2

7.5

5.0

0.7

Purba
Champaran

8.2

11.9

7.9

1.1

Purnia

7.3

9.0

6.0

0.8

Rohtas

83.8

101.0

67.3

9.4

Saharsa

12.0

17.3

11.5

1.6

Samastipur

4.4

6.5

4.3

0.6

Saran

8.1

11.7

7.8

1.1

Sheikhpura

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.0

Sheohar

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.0

Sitamarhi

0.9

1.3

0.9

0.1

Siwan

5.7

8.3

5.6

0.8

Supaul

7.8

10.7

7.1

1.0

Vaishali

4.5

5.5

3.7

0.5

Total

905.9

1248.1

832.0

116.4

* 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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