Which of the following power plant has the highest efficiency:
- Nuclear power plant
- Diesel power plant
- Steam power plant
- Hydropower plant
Correct answer: 4. Hydropower plant
Explanation: The Hydropower Plant is the power plant with the Highest Efficiency.
A hydropower plant has lowest losses during the conversion processes. The turbine is located next to the water head, and water directly moves there. We only have little losses that occur in the generator and turbine during conversions.
Hydropower plants have an efficiency of around 85%
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