Power Plants and Types of Power Plant

What is Power Plant? A power plant or a power generating station, is basically an industrial location that is utilized for the generation and distribution of electric power in mass scale, usually in the order of several 1000 Watts. These are generally located at the sub-urban regions or several kilometers away from the cities or … Read more

MHD Generation or Magneto Hydro Dynamic Power Generation

The MHD generation or, also known as magneto hydrodynamic power generation is a direct energy conversion system which converts the heat energy directly into electrical energy, without any intermediate mechanical energy conversion, as opposed to the case in all other power generating plants. Therefore, in this process, substantial fuel economy can be achieved due to … Read more

Electric Power Generation

We divide the power system into three parts; power generation, transmission and distribution. In this article, we will discuss power generation. Actually, in power generation, one form of energy gets converted into electrical energy. We produce electrical energy from various natural sources. We classify these sources into two types renewable sources and non-renewable sources. In … Read more

Primary Sources of Electrical Energy

We can produce electrical energy by converting different energies available in nature. So we should look into various natural sources of energy which we use to produce electricity. Some common sources of energy are The Sun The Wind The Water Head The Fuel The Nuclear Energy Out of five above listed sources of energy we … Read more

Cogeneration | Combined Heat and Power

Cogeneration is also called as combined heat and power or combine heat and power. As it name indicates cogeneration works on concept of producing two different form of energy by using one single source of fuel. Out of these two forms one must be heat or thermal energy and other one is either electrical or … Read more

Thermoelectric Power Generators or Seebeck Power Generation

The term theroelectric is combination of two words thermo and electric and as its name indicates thermal means heat energy and electric means electrical energy. Thermoelectric power generators are the devices which used to convert temperature difference between two junctions into electrical energy. A working of thermoelectric generator is based on Seebeck effect. According to … Read more