Q. 194.3( 9 Votes )

What kind of energy transformations takes place at a coal-based thermal power station?

Answer :

In a thermal power station, we basically require energy to rotate the turbine, which would convert the mechanical energy into the electrical energy. Large amount of fossil fuels are burnt every day in power stations to heat up water to produce steam which further runs the turbine to generate electricity. Thus the heat energy released by burning the fuel is converted into electric energy.


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