Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions, mining damage, the creation of millions of tons of trash, and the release of hazardous chemicals are all important drawbacks of coal-fired power plants.
In point form
- The costs of maintenance and operation are high.
- A substantial volume of water is necessary.
- Coal handling was quite tough.
- Excellent quality coal is scarce.
- The greatest amount of heat energy is wasted.
- Problems with removing ash