How do natural gas power plants work?
Natural gas is used as fuel in power plants. They produce heat which can be converted into mechanical energy then to electrical energy.
Boilers make steam and natural gas is used as fuel. This steam is sent to steam turbines and turbines rotate generators which produce electrical power
In some power stations gas turbine is used to produce power.Here the hot gas from combustion drives gas turbines which rotates generator tom,produce power.
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