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Biomass resource potential in Karnataka

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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

9683.5

43139.9

34167.4

9027.3

1195.9

Forest and Wasteland residue

6993.8

0

10001.2

6601.0

924.3

Total

16677.3

43139.9

44168.6

15628.3

2120.2

Biomass potential from agro-residues

District

Area
(kHa)

Crop Production
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Bagalkot

435.7

448.5

1062.3

254.8

33.8

Bangalore-Rural

129.3

217.6

314.9

33.0

4.01

Bangalore-Urban

48.1

78.9

116.9

12.2

1.48

Belgaum

757.9

12380.8

2990.7

834.3

111.6

Bellary

477.6

1010.4

1848.0

507

66.7

Bidar

192.2

1213.0

540.3

99.5

13.1

Bijapur

756.8

6266.2

1978.1

463.7

61.9

Chamrajnagar

236.5

518.6

1029.5

268.2

35.7

Chikmagalur

339.6

754.1

1279.8

498.8

68.0

Chitradurga

489.9

1347.4

1791.5

579.0

76.4

Dakshina Kannada

116.3

421.9

661.4

138.4

17.8

Davangere

378.5

794.7

1593.6

447.8

58.6

Dharwad

304.9

396.5

996.5

296.2

39.6

Gadag

327.0

428.1

1079.1

319.1

42.7

Gulbarga

964.0

1905.1

2495.9

566.1

75.5

Hassan

404.6

1407.5

1470.2

467.7

62.7

Haveri

327.4

437.6

1102.4

327.6

43.8

Kodagu

136.9

237.9

682.2

357.7

49.3

Kolar

223.1

320.5

554.2

116.2

14.8

Koppal

376.8

589.2

1305.8

290.3

37.8

Mandya

220.4

3555.1

1017.0

202.1

26.3

Mysore

290.9

3045.2

1273.7

324.8

43.4

Raichur

570.5

901.1

1981.3

440.9

57.4

Shimoga

294.0

2087.5

1612.2

360.7

46.4

Tumkur

647.6

1295.2

2122.4

578.2

76.3

Udupi

102.6

324.4

560.6

119.1

15.3

Uttara Kannada

134.4

756.9

706.9

123.9

15.5

Total

9683.5

43139.9

34167.4

9027.3

1195.9

Biomass potential from forest and wasteland

District

Area
(kHa)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Bagalkot

176.5

238.4

157.3

22.0

Bangalore-Rural

213.0

314.0

207.3

29.0

Bangalore-Urban

57.5

94.2

62.2

8.7

Belgaum

483.0

597.9

394.6

55.2

Bellary

191.1

296.7

195.8

27.4

Bidar

120.3

165.3

109.1

15.3

Bijapur

209.1

289.9

191.3

26.8

Chamrajnagar

314.4

488.2

322.2

45.1

Chikmagalur

547.1

568.0

374.9

52.5

Chitradurga

233.3

341.8

225.6

31.6

Dakshina Kannada

354.3

399.0

263.3

36.9

Davangere

202.8

261.4

172.5

24.2

Dharwad

99.0

134.5

88.8

12.4

Gadag

82.5

115.9

76.5

10.7

Gulbarga

230.1

303.3

200.2

28.0

Hassan

288.9

359.9

237.5

33.3

Haveri

144.6

212.8

140.5

19.7

Kodagu

402.8

566.9

374.2

52.4

Kolar

148.4

198.7

131.2

18.4

Koppal

89.3

120.8

79.7

11.2

Mandya

82.6

102.4

67.6

9.5

Mysore

175.5

306.4

202.2

28.3

Raichur

72.9

98.1

64.8

9.1

Shimoga

634.6

1144.2

755.2

105.7

Tumkur

279.7

389.4

257.0

36.0

Udupi

237.8

391.0

258.1

36.1

Uttara kannada

922.7

1502.1

991.4

138.8

Total

6993.8

10001.2

6601.0

924.3

* 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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