Task Stick the diagram in your book Label it Underneath explain how this power plant generates electricity
Fossil Fuel Power Plants Where does the energy come from? What gases are produced? What problems do these cause? Draw a diagram of a coal power plant showing the gases produced
Fossil Fuel Power Plants Advantages High power output Disadvantages Non renewable Lots of heat wasted Slow to start up Fuel supplies will run out Causes global warming and acid rain
Nuclear Power The energy source for nuclear power is uranium
Nuclear Power Plants Advantages Very High power output from small amount of fuel No air pollution Disadvantages Waste material is radioactive. Decommissioning is expensive. Waste takes along time to become safe. Possibility of terrorist attacks.