Shaalaa.com | Sources Of Energy part 6 (Conventional fuel : Hydro power plant)
At a hydro power plant:
(a) kinetic energy possessed by stored water is converted into electrical energy
(b) electrical is extracted from water
(c) water is converted into steam to turn turbines and produce electricity.
(d) potential energy possessed by stored water is converted into electricity.
There are four fuels which all contain only carbon and hydrogen. The fuel having highest calorific value will be one which has:
(a) more of carbon but less of hydrogen
(b) less of carbon but more of hydrogen
(c) equal proportions of carbon and hydrogen
(d) less of carbon as well as less of hydrogen