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Biomass resource potential in West Bengal

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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

6090.1

22807.7

35989.8

4301.5

529.2

Forest and Wasteland
residue

1113.9

0.0

1714.7

1141.5

159.9

Total

7204.0

22807.7

37704.5

5443.0

689.1

Biomass potential from agro-residues

District

Area
(kHa)

Crop Production (kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)*

Power Potential (MWe)*

Bankura

205.3

881.6

1498.3

149.9

17.8

Bardhaman

769.8

3746.5

6030.1

715.0

87.2

Birbhum

325.5

1488.4

2419.0

255.3

30.6

Cooch Behar

329.4

593.5

1020.3

112.0

13.6

Darjiling

148.3

254.6

298.9

122.4

16.9

Hooghly

243.4

802.5

1363.6

136.5

16.2

Howrah

83.4

211.9

359.7

36.2

4.3

Jalpaiguri

537.2

1159.2

1730.1

380.9

50.7

Maldah

436.5

1583.5

2211.6

249.4

30.7

Midnapore

725.5

2462.2

4177.4

417.8

49.7

Murshidabad

691.8

3440.4

4864.6

611.9

75.7

Nadia

648.7

2769.1

4163.1

497.8

61.2

North Dinajpur

205.5

1164.1

1997.6

220.1

27.1

North24parganas

287.7

742.9

1295.5

132.9

16.0

Purulia

45.6

91.9

147.1

14.9

1.8

South Dinajpur

124.9

573.2

982.8

101.1

12.2

South24parganas

281.6

842.2

1430.1

147.4

17.5

Total

6090.1

22807.7

35989.8

4301.5

529.2

Biomass potential from forest and wasteland

Districts

Area
(kHa)

Biomass Generation
(kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus
(kT/Yr)*

Power Potential
(MWe)*

Bankura

98.9

139.5

92.6

13.0

Bardhaman

24.2

26.1

17.3

2.4

Birbhum

10.2

12.1

8.0

1.1

Cooch behar

-

-

-

-

Darjiling

32.4

42.8

28.4

4.0

Hooghly

244.2

401.6

266.4

37.3

Howrah

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Jalpaiguri

256.6

585.0

392.1

54.9

Maldah

0.5

0.5

0.3

0.0

Midnapore

159.5

179.4

119.0

16.7

Murshidabad

0.5

0.7

0.5

0.1

Nadia

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

North dinajpur

4.0

5.0

3.3

0.5

North24parganas

5.7

9.8

6.5

0.9

Purulia

101.3

97.5

64.6

9.1

South dinajpur

0.3

0.4

0.3

0.0

South24parganas

175.5

214.3

142.2

19.9

Total

1113.9

1714.7

1141.5

159.9

* 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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