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CALORIFIC VALUE OF FUELS Sr Fuel Approx heating value Kcal/Kg Natural State Dry State A BIOMASS 1 Wood 2 Cattle

dung 3 Bagasse 4 Wheat and rice straw 5 Cane trash, rice husk, leaves and vegetable wastes 6 Coconut husks, dry grass and crop residues 7 Groundnut shells 8 Coffee and oil palm husks 9 Cotton husks 10 Peat B FOSSIL FUELS 1 Coal 2 Coke 3 Charcoal 4 Carbon 5 Fuel oil 6 Kerosene and diesel 7 Petrol 8 Paraffin 9 Natural gas 10 Coal gas 11 Electrical (Kcal(KW) 12 Bio gas(Kcal/cu mtr) (12 kg of dung produces 1 cu. Mtr gas) 4000-7000 6500 7000 8000 9800 10000 10800 10500 8600 4000 860 4700-6000 1500 1000 2200 2400 3000 3500 4000 4200 4400 6500 3500 3700 4400 2500 3000 3500 4000 4200 4400 6500

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