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Biomass resource potential in Uttar 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

15950.9

138945.5

60338.9

13753.7

1748.3

Forest and Wasteland
residue

3856.7

0.0

5478.6

3672.1

514.5

Total

19807.5

138945.5

65817.7

17425.8

2262.8

Biomass potential from agro-residues

District

Area
(kHa)

Crop Production
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Agra

249.8

541.7

1086.1

190.3

25.2

Aligarh

331.8

1326.8

1513.0

327.2

42.9

Allahabad

190.4

345.6

558.2

149.0

17.9

Ambedkarnagar

128.7

310.7

526.3

134.3

16.4

Auraiya

107.0

265.7

489.6

115.3

14.3

Azamgarh

288.4

1568.9

887.5

215.6

26.8

Baghpat

119.6

4272.3

547.8

101.3

13.8

Bahraich

338.2

1442.7

1035.7

296.6

36.7

Ballia

184.3

299.9

546.2

141.2

17.6

Balrampur

249.9

2473.9

853.5

199.8

25.0

Banda

303.1

371.3

602.6

117.8

15.3

Barabanki

246.7

1308.8

996.6

253.1

30.9

Bareilly

370.1

5433.0

1422.2

336.6

42.2

Basti

182.9

1682.1

472.2

108.9

13.7

Bijnor

389.9

14381.9

1600.6

339.5

44.6

Budaun

460.5

2331.3

1736.3

357.3

46.2

Bulandshahr

356.7

3745.0

1986.8

465.7

61.5

Chandauli

140.8

352.8

539.4

153.7

18.3

Chitrakut

130.6

203.7

324.9

59.1

7.8

Deoria

212.0

1018.0

655.9

167.3

20.4

Etah

357.6

1206.0

1511.3

341.8

44.7

Etawah

131.9

289.6

556.8

132.4

16.6

Faizabad

197.6

1524.0

800.1

197.4

24.3

Farrukhabad

129.1

448.6

636.4

163.9

21.5

Fatehpur

243.4

528.0

987.7

211.1

26.4

Firozabad

165.1

338.4

672.6

138.7

18.1

Gautam Buddhanagar

98.3

482.1

588.0

110.2

14.4

Ghaziabad

160.2

4390.3

769.0

154.7

20.6

Ghazipur

223.2

759.5

730.5

198.8

23.9

Gonda

384.1

2610.5

1464

360.1

45.7

Gorakhpur

222.5

585.6

638.3

158.4

19.5

Hamirpur

239.1

294.2

510.7

96.8

12.8

Hardoi

465.9

2149.8

1730.9

404.3

51.8

Hathras

136.5

282.7

546.8

99.3

13.1

Jalaun

210.3

496.6

886.2

154.2

20.7

Jaunpur

228.9

818.4

743.1

204.2

25.4

Jhansi

241.6

442.0

785.6

135.9

18.1

Jyotibaphulenagar

189.9

4292.5

854.1

165.4

21.9

Kannauj

114.8

266.6

528.0

159.1

20.7

Kanpur dehat

148.0

345.8

642.5

155.3

19.6

Kanpur nagar

139.5

326.4

602.3

138.4

17.8

Kaushambi

59.8

155.8

185.8

39.0

4.96

Kheri

643.7

12716.7

2363.5

549.4

69.9

Kushinagar

298.0

3979.4

1160.9

282.1

35.2

Lalitpur

168.3

214.9

385.2

77.2

10.3

Lucknow

105.1

199.8

352.5

81.7

10.1

Maharajganj

271.9

1907.3

1144.2

303.3

36.8

Mahoba

150.4

173.6

291.9

54.8

7.3

Mainpuri

181.4

501.9

890.5

186.2

23.7

Mathura

308.5

1202.7

1408.1

257.7

33.9

Mau

93.5

209.9

347.8

98.3

11.7

Meerut

223.0

7912.6

1014.1

193.7

26.1

Mirzapur

237.4

541.3

721.9

158.6

20.0

Moradabad

420.7

4525.3

1787.6

386.4

49.2

Muzaffarnagar

260.5

14401.4

891.0

198.4

26.5

Pilibhit

345.7

3954.9

1690.4

397.3

49.6

Pratapgarh

148.1

322.7

475.6

111.1

13.7

Rae bareli

314.9

641.5

1129.3

263.3

32.6

Rampur

228.7

912.6

1116.7

269.8

33.3

Saharanpur

307.2

7317.5

1228.3

257.6

33.7

Sant kabir nagar

128.2

226.0

347.4

77.5

9.7

Sant ravidas nagar

57.8

125.7

217.0

52.6

6.5

Shahjahanpur

421.8

1892.1

1852.3

439.2

54.4

Shravasti

59.2

108.6

207.7

48.4

6.5

Siddharth nagar

9.1

6.1

4.4

1.8

0.2

Sitapur

318.1

6708.2

854.5

226.4

28.1

Sonbhadra

147.4

178.2

296.5

54.1

7.2

Sultanpur

316.7

758.8

1346.7

313.6

38.8

Unnao

249.7

463.3

840.7

207.1

26.3

Varanasi

67.1

133.0

220.1

57.1

6.9

Total

15950.8

138945.5

60338.9

13753.7

1748.3

Biomass potential from forest and wasteland

District

Area
(kHa)

Biomass Generation
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Agra

47.1

63.8

42.7

6.0

Aligarh

2.6

10.2

6.8

1.0

Allahabad

165.2

217.8

145.9

20.4

Ambedkarnagar

4.6

6.2

4.1

0.6

Auraiya

40.1

54.4

36.4

5.1

Azamgarh

40.1

54.3

36.4

5.1

Baghpat

0.7

0.9

0.6

0.1

Bahraich

76.3

127.2

85.2

11.9

Ballia

56.7

76.8

51.5

7.2

Balrampur

91.5

117.1

78.5

11.0

Banda

49.7

68.4

45.9

6.4

Barabanki

17.7

24.0

16.1

2.3

Bareilly

0.4

0.5

0.3

0.1

Basti

4.3

5.8

3.9

0.6

Bijnor

16.6

29.2

19.6

2.7

Budaun

4.2

5.6

3.8

0.5

Bulandshahr

0.6

1.8

1.2

0.2

Chandauli

95.6

156.2

104.7

14.7

Chitrakut

137.1

115.2

77.2

10.8

Deoria

1.4

1.8

1.2

0.2

Etah

19.4

26.5

17.7

2.5

Etawah

50.1

67.9

45.5

6.4

Faizabad

10.1

13.6

9.1

1.3

Farrukhabad

2.1

2.9

1.9

0.3

Fatehpur

62.2

84.5

56.7

7.9

Firozabad

30.3

41.1

27.5

3.9

Gautam Buddhanagar

0.5

0.7

0.5

0.1

Ghaziabad

1.0

1.3

0.9

0.1

Ghazipur

35.5

48.1

32.2

4.5

Gonda

14.2

18.5

12.4

1.7

Gorakhpur

9.3

11.9

7.9

1.1

Hamirpur

98.9

135.2

90.6

12.7

Hardoi

12.0

16.2

10.9

1.5

Hathras

3.6

4.9

3.3

0.5

Jalaun

64.9

88.9

59.6

8.3

Jaunpur

91.4

123.9

83.0

11.6

Jhansi

106.4

144.6

96.9

13.6

Jyotibaphulenagar

1.1

1.5

1.0

0.1

Kannauj

26.8

36.3

24.3

3.4

Kanpur dehat

59.3

80.3

53.8

7.5

Kanpur nagar

59.9

81.0

54.3

7.6

Kaushambi

39.5

54.0

36.2

5.1

Kheri

204.1

231.0

154.8

21.7

Kushinagar

3.9

5.3

4.2

0.6

Lalitpur

64.2

101.3

67.9

9.5

Lucknow

21.2

28.8

19.3

2.7

Maharajganj

157.6

251.0

168.2

23.5

Mahoba

57.5

75.7

50.8

7.1

Mainpuri

37.2

50.3

33.7

4.7

Mathura

1.3

1.8

1.2

0.2

Mau

5.1

6.9

4.6

0.6

Meerut

3.0

4.1

2.8

0.4

Mirzapur

226.0

285.7

191.5

26.8

Moradabad

1.2

1.6

1.1

0.2

Muzaffarnagar

6.0

8.1

5.4

0.8

Pilibhit

70.4

69.0

46.3

6.5

Pratapgarh

87.5

142.0

95.2

13.3

Rae bareli

62.3

168.6

113.0

15.8

Rampur

5.0

9.3

6.2

0.9

Saharanpur

44.6

83.1

55.7

7.8

Sant kabir nagar

4.0

6.2

4.1

0.6

Sant ravidas nagar

10.1

13.7

9.2

1.3

Shahjahanpur

18.9

21.7

14.5

2.0

Shravasti

69.9

95.6

64.1

9.0

Siddharth nagar

0.9

2.4

1.6

0.2

Sitapur

15.0

21.3

14.3

2.0

Sonbhadra

956.8

1475.7

988.9

138.5

Sultanpur

54.2

73.3

49.1

6.9

Unnao

1.4

1.9

1.26

0.2

Varanasi

16.4

22.2

14.9

2.1

Total

3856.7

5478.6

3672.1

514.5

* 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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