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A nuclear power development scheme is essentially a _____________________

(a) thermal power scheme

(b) hydropower scheme

(c) both thermal and hydropower scheme

(d) atomic power scheme

The question was asked by my school principal while I was bunking the class.

My question comes from Thermal and Hydropower topic in chapter Hydro Electric Power of Irrigation Engineering

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Right choice is (a) thermal power scheme

To explain: Nuclear power station is the one where atomic fuel is used to produce steam. The steam is produced in water boilers in case of an ordinary thermal power station and in atomic power station, the boiler is replaced by a nuclear reactor and steam generator. This electric power generation scheme is called thermal power scheme.

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