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The capital cost of a power plant depends on Total installed capacity and number of units as well.

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A power plant usally works on Rankine Cycle.

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Nuclear power plant is invariably used as base load plant.

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A low utilization factor for a plant indicates that plant is used for stand by purpose.

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Peak load plant can never have 100 percent load factor.

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