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Chapter 10, Problem 4E
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of hydropower?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The advantages and disadvantages of hydropower are to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Electricity is generated from various sources, such as wind, water, and sunlight.

The generation of electricity is mainly based upon the concept of the rotation of turbines that are connected to a power plant.

Explanation of Solution

Advantages of hydropower:

Hydropower is a renewable source of energy. The water in dams is regularly replenished with the rain water. It does not pollute the environment. Therefore, it is a clean and efficient source of energy.

Disadvantages of hydropower:

Not all rivers are suitable for the creation of dams. The damming of rivers interferes with the habitat of the marine animals...

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