Enlist different types of power plants?

Sharad Jaiswal
Sharad Jaiswal

Posted On: Jan 11, 2021


There are many types of power plants in the world that work together to satisfy the growing need for electric power. Below mentioned are some main types of power plants.

  1. Hydroelectric power plants: Hydroelectric power is an eco-friendly power plant and it is the most effective of all. As the name suggests, it generates electricity from water.
  2. Nuclear power plants: It is a type of power plant that produces a massive amount of energy. It produces electricity by converting nuclear energy into electricity.
  3. Coal-run power plants: In this type of power plant, we have a very large carbon footprint. It satiates 40% of the world's energy needs.
  4. Solar power plants: Solar power plants generate electricity by converting sunlight into electricity by using photovoltaic cells.
  5. Wind power plants: In this plant, wind energy is converted to electrical energy by using wind turbines.
  6. Geothermal power plant: It uses the earth's core heat to create steam.

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