Differentiate between lignite and bituminous coal.
Differentiate between lignite and bituminous coal are:
|Lignite Coal||Bituminous Coal|
|1. It has carbon content of about 38 per cent.||1. It has carbon content about 65 per cent.|
|2. It has been mainly used for electric power generation.||2. It is used for making coke (other type of fuel) and also for power generation.|
|3. It produces low heat energy.||3. It produces more heat energy.|
|4. It has high moisture content.||4. It has low moisture content.|
|5. It is regarded as the lowest grade of coal.||5. It is regarded as the middle grade coal.|