What are the advantages of hydroelectric power?

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Advantages of hydroelectric power are as follows : 

1. Hydroelectric power is pollution free.

2. It is free.

3. Low maintenance cost.

4. Operating cost is low.

5. No fuel is required so no fuel charge.

6. Turning ON and Turning OFF time is very small.

7. Hydroelectric power plant is very simple in concept.

8. Reliable.

9. Do not required very skilled worker because operations are simple.

These are some advantages of hydroelectric power.

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It is free from pollution

It requires less labour to supervision

Here water can use again and again

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Description : State the advantages and disadvantages of hydroelectric power plant.

Answer : Advantages of Hydroelectric power plant:-  1. There is no air pollution and other environmental problems. 2. The fuel (water) is available freely. 3. No fuel transportation cost so; there is ... , this can force the relocation of large numbers of riverside cities, towns, villages & people.

Description : What is the meaning of the word hydroelectric power?

Answer : Hydro means water, hydroelectric mean electricity generated from water.

Description : What are some disadvantages of hydroelectric power plant?

Answer : The disadvantages of the hydroelectric power plant are as follows :The hydroelectric power plant can be developed only where the large quantity of water is available. The hydroelectric ... civil engineering costs may be high.These are some disadvantages of the hydroelectric power plant.

Description : What are the criteria for selection of site for hydroelectric power plant?

Answer : Following Factors to be kept while site selecting for Hydro power plant:  1. It should be located where high rain fall occurs. 2. A large catchments area must be available to store water. 3. It ... 12. Cost of land should be less. 13. Skilled and unskilled man power should be available nearby.

Description : What are the advantages and disadvantages of tidal power?

Answer : Free of costPollution freeLong life Less maintenance

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