WHAT IS HYDROPOWER? : WHAT IS HYDROPOWER? It is a capture of energy of moving water to generate electric power.
Falling water is used to turn the turbine blades.
Turbine converts hydraulic energy to mechanical energy.
Alternator converts mechanical energy to electrical energy.
WHAT IS DAM? : WHAT IS DAM? It is a medium to store water at a height.
It consists of floodgates which prevents water flow into specific land regions.
Most hydropower plants rely on dams.
HYDROPOWER PLANT : HYDROPOWER PLANT IT CONSISTS OF DIFFERENT PARTS –
WORKING OF HYDROPOWER PLANT- : WORKING OF HYDROPOWER PLANT-
ADVANTAGES : ADVANTAGES Elimination of cost of fuel.
Labour cost is less.
Carbon-di-oxide is not produced directly.
Large hydro dams can control floods.
Dams serves the purpose for tourist attraction.
DISADVANTAGES : DISADVANTAGES Dam failure.
Diminished river flow can be power shortages in areas that heavily depends on hydroelectric power.
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