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Biomass resource potential in Maharashtra

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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

18851.7

64332.8

47624.7

14789.9

1983.7

Forest and Wasteland residue

13177.6

0.0

18407.3

12440.1

1741.6

Total

32029.3

64332.8

66031.0

27230.0

3725.3

Biomass potential from agro-residues

District

Area
(kHa)

Crop Production
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus
(kT/Yr)*

Power Potential
(MWe)*

Ahmadnagar

1157.8

6118.8

2058.2

514.6

67.7

Akola

526.3

445.7

1480.4

571.5

78.2

Amravati

882.9

830.5

2546.6

1043.3

142.2

Aurangabad

737.3

1889.0

1723.2

594.4

80.8

Beed

840.5

2048.8

1552.3

475.6

64.3

Bhandara

200.1

282.5

434.1

77.9

9.3

Buldhana

780.5

665.0

2247.2

838.3

114.8

Chandrapur

503.5

536.6

1153

403.7

52.9

Dhule

371.1

924.6

1214.2

310.3

40.8

Gadchiroli

189.4

213.4

363.3

60.6

7.1

Gondia

216.0

305.3

469.1

84.1

10.0

Hingoli

491.7

844.3

1163.4

441.8

60.5

Jalgaon

935.3

1659.9

3190.1

1171.3

160.9

Jalna

659.7

951.6

1536.4

557.8

76.2

Kolhapur

398.0

9861.3

1728.7

353.5

44.8

Latur

664.3

2212.2

1444.8

334.4

44.5

Nagpur

598.8

569.6

1179.3

453.0

60.0

Nanded

803.6

1363.8

2191.7

797.2

109.7

Nandurbar

304.8

761.3

997.4

254.9

33.5

Nashik

826.8

3787.8

1913.4

439.2

56.9

Osmanabad

695.2

1830.3

1120.5

282.4

37.2

Pune

902.1

5257.6

1657.0

385.9

50.2

Raigad

151.5

445.0

743.4

129.1

15.3

Ratnagiri

89.3

279.0

472.5

81.2

9.6

Sangli

676.1

5590.6

1697.1

410.3

53.7

Satara

589.4

4837.7

1691.2

366.6

47.7

Sindhudurg

98.4

327.0

536.0

111.7

13.7

Solapur

880.4

6079.4

1316.0

296.0

39.2

Thane

166.1

365.3

604.9

107.1

12.7

Wardha

409.5

287.7

1088.6

454.8

61.9

Washim

502.1

424.0

1410.2

544.3

74.5

Yavatmal

941.3

1201.7

3133.1

1247.3

171.3

Total

18851.7

64332.8

47624.7

14789.9

1983.7

Biomass potential from forest and wasteland

District

Area
(kHa)

Biomass Generation
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus
(kT/Yr)*

Power Potential
(MWe)*

Ahmadnagar

917.4

1366.1

923.2

129.3

Akola

145.6

215.0

145.3

20.3

Amravati

508.3

692.8

468.2

65.5

Aurangabad

248.7

362.5

245.0

34.3

Beed

272.4

396.2

267.8

37.5

Bhandara

129.4

191.2

129.2

18.1

Buldhana

283.1

370.7

250.5

35.1

Chandrapur

515.0

662.5

447.7

62.7

Dhule

357.7

426.3

288.1

40.3

Gadchiroli

1079.7

1307.9

883.9

123.7

Gondia

231.9

303.6

205.2

28.7

Hingoli

149.1

215.5

145.6

20.4

Jalgaon

377.7

533.2

360.3

50.4

Jalna

167.2

240.6

162.6

22.8

Kolhapur

361.5

489.0

330.5

46.3

Latur

130.9

190.5

128.7

18.0

Nagpur

330.5

447.8

302.7

42.4

Nanded

334.6

455.3

307.7

43.1

Nandurbar

314.9

430.2

290.7

40.7

Nashik

782.7

1169.1

790.1

110.6

Osmanabad

252.0

367.6

248.4

34.8

Parbhani

116.0

164.8

111.4

15.6

Pune

964.7

1264.8

854.8

119.7

Raigad

396.2

526.1

355.6

49.8

Ratnagiri

583.4

861.9

582.5

81.6

Sangli

379.9

558.5

377.5

52.8

Satara

616.8

952.6

643.8

90.1

Sindhudurg

397.0

594.8

402.0

56.3

Solapur

412.3

600.2

405.6

56.8

Thane

593.0

854.0

577.2

80.8

Wardha

158.7

211.9

143.2

20.0

Washim

182.9

257.6

174.1

24.4

Yavatmal

486.4

726.5

491.0

68.7

Total

13177.6

18407.3

12440.1

1741.6

* 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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