(also referred to as generating station, power plant,or powerhouse) is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power.
In thermal power stations, mechanical power is produced by a heat engine thattransforms thermal energy, often from combustion of a fuel, intorotational energy.
Thermal Power Plants contribute maximum to the generation of Power for anycountry.
Thermal Power Plants constitute 75.43% of the total installed captive and non-captive power generation in India.
In thermal generating stations coal, oil, natural gas, etc are employed as primarysources of energy.