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In a power station, the cost of generation of power reduces when

(A) diversity factor alone increases

(B) both diversity factor and load factor increase.

(C) load factor alone increases.

(D) both diversity factor and load factor decrease,

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In a power station, the cost of generation of power reduces when both diversity factor and load factor increase.

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