Compare and contrast a coal-burning power plant and hydroelectric dam. List advantage and disadvantage

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Compare and contrast a coal-burning power plant and hydroelectric dam. List advantage and disadvantage

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Coal Thermal Plant – Initial cost is less than hydro plant, running cost is more than hydro plant, efficiency is more than hydro plant, power supply in all season if coal is available, and pollution is very high due to smoke and other gases
Hydroelectric Plant – Initial cost is high than coal plant, running cost is less than hydro plant, efficiency is less than coal plant, power supply depends on season condition such in summer due to lack of water less production of power, and pollution is minimum