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Electrical power plant

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This article is about Electrical power plants. For other uses of the term Power, please see Power (disambiguation).

An electrical power plant converts other forms of energy to electrical power, and either uses it to provide local requirements or transmits it into an electrical transmission grid. Multiple technical approaches exist to achieve this general goal, and they are usually classified by the source of energy employed and by the way this source is being processed: