Differentiate between hydel power and thermal power.
- It is generated by fast flowing water.
- It uses renewable resources.
- Initially its cost was high but later it became cheaper.
- It does not cause any pollution.
Example: Bhakra Nangal project.
- It is generated by using coal, petroleum and natural gas.
- It uses all non-renewable resources.
- Its cost is very high and its production is expensive.
- It does cause pollution.
Example: Badarpur thermal plant of Delhi.