A power plant (also known as as power station or powerhouse) is basically an industrial facility for the generation of electrical energy. The basic purpose of a power plant is to convert other types of energy such as geothermal energy, chemical energy, nuclear energy, hydroelectric dams into electric power. The electronic equipment used inside a power plant includes a generator and a rotating machine (used to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy).
There are different types of power plants such as Nuclear, thermal and hydroelectric. You will find detailed articles on how each type of power plant works, their advantages and disadvantages and more by reading the articles included in this guide.