Compare and contrast bio-mass and hydro-electricity as sources of energy.

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 10

Comparison and contrast between biomass and hydroelectricity as sources of energy are as follow:


Biomass 
Hydroelectricity 

1. It is generated from organic matter including wood, agricultural waste and cow dung.

1. It is produced from the potential energy of water stored at a height.

2. It is a renewable source of energy.2. It is also a renewable source of energy.

3. It can be used for only heating and cooking.

3. It can be used for running all types of electrical appliances.

4. It can be obtained without using any special device.

4. It can be produced only by establishing a hydro-power plant.

5. Its burning causes air pollution.5. It does not cause any pollution.
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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:47:41

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