Difference between Thermal Power and Hydroelectric Power

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Difference between Thermal Power and Hydroelectric Power are:

Thermal Power

(i) It is generated from petroleum (oil) or coal.

(ii) Its sources (coal and oil) are exhaustible.

(iii) On burning coal and oil they cause a lot of pollution.

(iv) It is expensive in the long run.

Hydroelectric Power

(i) It generated from water falling on turbines.

(ii) Its source is perennial, i.e., in­exhaustible.

(iii) It causes no pollution.

(iv) It is cheaper in the long run.


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