Chapter 2

Non-conventional Power Generation

Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  • know various non-conventional energy sources
  • generate electric power by utilizing non-conventional energy
2.1 Introduction

A plenty of energy is needed for industrial growth and agricultural production. The world's fossil fuels or the conventional sources of energy such as coal, oil uranium, petroleum, and natural gas are not adequate for future increasing energy demands and may be depleted and exhausted in few hundred years until we exploit other sources of energy. Consequently, non-conventional and renewable sources have to be developed by the scientists for future energy requirements.

2.2 Generation of Electrical Power by Non-Conventional ...

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