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  • Duty increase on steam coal may push up power tariff February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday announced raising basic custom and countervailing duty on steam coal, used in power generation, a step which analysts said will lead to marginal increase in power tariffs. Finance Minister P Chidambaram in his Budget speech announced a hike in the basic customs duty on...
  • US nuclear reactor loses power, venting steam January 31, 2012

    Byron, Illinois: A nuclear reactor in northern Illinois shut down on Monday after losing power, and steam was being vented to reduce pressure, according to officials from Exelon Nuclear and federal regulators. Unit 2 at Byron Generating Station, about 95 miles (153 kilometers) northwest of Chicago, shut down at 10:18 am,...