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In this lesson, we will learn how to describe the advantages and disadvantages of generating electricity by burning fossil fuels.
Which of the following are fossil fuels?
Which of the following statements correctly describe the advantages of generating electricity from fossil fuels?
Which of the following statements correctly describe the disadvantages of generating
electricity from fossil fuels?
The Monroe Power Plant in Michigan has an installed capacity of
MW. If it was to
produce this power output constantly for an entire year, how much energy would it produce in
that year? Give your answer in standard form in joules to 3 significant figures. Use a value
of 365 for the number of days in a year.
In a gas-fired power station, natural gas is combusted with
. The energy released from
this reaction is used to heat water in a boiler to produce
. This steam is used to drive
, which are connected to
. The electrical output of these generators is transferred to
the national grid.
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