Cost Comparison
S.NO Specification Coal

Bio Mass

1 Gross Calorific Value 4200-4500kcal 3500-3800kcal
2 Coal Crushing and ash Handling charges Rs.200-Rs.220 per tonne Nil
3 Quantity of steam produced 4.5-4.8Kg 4.3-4.5kg in monsoons and 5.2-5.4kg in dry season
4 Unburnt Carbon 8-10% 2-3%
5 Ash content 30-35%

5-8%

6 Moisture 20-35% 7-13%