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Biomass resource potential in Gujarat

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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

8007.6

23895.8

29001.0

9085.3

1224.8

Forest and Wasteland residue

9030.1

0.0

12196.0

8251.9

1155.0

Total

17037.9

23895.8

41197.0

17337.2

2379.8

Biomass potential from agro-residues

District

Area
(kHa)

Crop Production
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Ahmedabad

391.9

557.4

1347.5

644.0

88.7

Amreli

532.8

964.3

1489.7

581.0

79.4

Anand

188.2

489.2

956.5

125.1

15.7

Banaskantha

525.4

442.8

1267.9

432.7

57.5

Bharuch

268.7

1559.4

1734.2

588.4

81.1

Bhavnagar

458.1

458.4

1655.0

648.3

88.8

Dahod

222.5

403.4

846.5

152.9

19.9

Gandhinagar

175.3

384.8

1094.4

544.1

74.5

Jamnagar

339.5

362.0

887.7

309.6

41.8

Junagadh

558.9

1303.9

1711.4

362.5

47.7

Kachchh

538.3

473.8

1408.4

522.3

69.8

Kheda

302.9

775.5

1625.4

226.8

28.7

Mahesana

244.4

281.4

744.1

267.8

35.8

Narmada

61.2

67.5

151.7

26.6

3.4

Navsari

85.1

1227.4

321.9

65.3

8.0

Panchmahal

266.1

449.7

960.7

165.6

21.6

Patan

223.6

199.8

517.3

159.3

20.4

Porbander

108.1

256.9

271.7

74.0

9.7

Rajkot

759.8

950.4

2611.0

886.3

119.8

Sabarkantha

381.0

442.1

1085.8

301.2

40.7

Surat

303.6

8865.5

1556.0

289.4

37.5

Surendranagar

494.5

376.6

1741.3

827.3

114.3

Thedangs

38.4

34.9

64.5

15.0

1.86

Vadodara

442.6

936.3

2574.0

793.4

108.7

Valsad

96.9

1632.4

376.4

76.4

9.5

Total

8007.8

23895.8

29001.0

9085.3

1224.8

Biomass potential from forest and wasteland

District

Area
(kHa)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Ahmedabad

219.2

301.7

199.4

27.9

Amreli

288.3

382.7

253.0

35.4

Anand

45.3

62.6

50.1

7.0

Banaskantha

158.7

207.3

137.1

19.2

Bharuch

173.8

232.3

153.6

21.5

Bhavnagar

417.2

571.7

377.9

52.9

Dahod

225.2

280.6

224.5

31.4

Gandhinagar

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.0

Jamnagar

799.5

1102.4

728.7

102.0

Junagadh

479.7

621.6

410.9

57.5

Kachchh

3167.7

4334.8

2865.4

401.2

Kheda

43.6

58.6

38.8

5.4

Mahesana

9.8

13.5

9.0

1.3

Narmada

209.7

306.8

245.5

34.4

Navsari

54.0

59.8

47.8

6.7

Panchmahal

147.7

207.8

137.3

19.2

Patan

214.9

296.8

237.5

33.2

Porbander

130.3

184.0

147.2

20.6

Rajkot

691.8

953.5

630.3

88.2

Sabarkantha

130.6

170.4

112.6

15.8

Surat

330.9

415.3

298.8

41.8

Surendranagar

485.6

671.6

443.9

62.1

Thedangs

179.1

237.9

157.3

22.0

Vadodara

264.1

358.0

236.7

33.1

Valsad

163.3

164.1

108.5

15.2

Total

9030.1

12196.0

8251.9

1155.0

* 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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