13 August 2018

Advantages and disadvantages of electricity

We all know that electricity is a set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge. Here this article gives information about the advantages and disadvantages of electricity to know more details about it.

Advantages of electricity :
  • It is a clean, safe, cheap and convenient source of energy
  • Lower maintenance cost
  • More efficient
  • No tailpipe emission
  • We all know that it  can be set up in many sizes
  • It doesn't require as many employees
  • Reduces greenhouse emission
  • Makes barely any pollution compare to other ways of creating or generating electricity
  • Relatively low maintenance cost
  • Hydroelectric station are inexpensive to operate
  • Hydroelectricity produces no gas emissions or waste
  • A station can operate and run for long periods of time
  • It is renewable
Disadvantages of electricity :
  • More expensive than gasoline
  • Loss of fish species
  • Sometimes messes up wildlife
  • Dependent on precipitation
  • More power plants and more pollution
  • Damming can cause loss of land suitable for agriculture as well as recreation
  • Cost for construction
  • Change in river or stream quality
  • An electric vehicle is not completely emission free
  • In electricity, there are a limited number of feasible sites for a large number of dams
  • Drought can affect power production
  • Hydroelectric natural seasonal changes in river and ecosystems can be destroyed