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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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May 20 2015

Hanergy shares plunge nearly 50 percent in less than 30 minutes, trade halted

HONG KONG China's Hanergy Thin Film Power Group lost nearly half its market value in 24 minutes on Wednesday, prompting trade in the stock to be suspended and leaving analysts just as puzzled about the brutal decline as they have been about a long run-up in its shares.

May 17 2015

Chinese wind earnings under pressure with fifth of farms idle

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG China's wind farm firms are feeling the heat as state grid operators deliberately delay hooking them up and cut back on purchases, wasting about a fifth of the total wind power output or enough electricity to run Beijing for 40 days.

May 17 2015

Chinese wind earnings under pressure with fifth of farms idle

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, May 18 China's wind farm firms are feeling the heat as state grid operators deliberately delay hooking them up and cut back on purchases, wasting about a fifth of the total wind power output or enough electricity to run Beijing for 40 days.

Apr 30 2015

China solar expansion needs billions from wary investors

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Chinese solar companies, some already heavily indebted, will need to raise many billions of dollars this year to fund a big expansion in capacity, a major test of investor confidence in a sector hit hard by the global financial crisis.

Apr 29 2015

China solar expansion needs billions from wary investors

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Chinese solar companies, some already heavily indebted, will need to raise many billions of dollars this year to fund a big expansion in capacity, a major test of investor confidence in a sector hit hard by the global financial crisis.

Apr 29 2015

China solar expansion needs billions from wary investors

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Chinese solar companies, some already heavily indebted, will need to raise many billions of dollars this year to fund a big expansion in capacity, a major test of investor confidence in a sector hit hard by the global financial crisis.

Apr 18 2015

Thin-film solar technology under scrutiny as China's Hanergy soars

HONG KONG, April 19 The green energy potential of thin-film solar panels has propelled Li Hejun to the top of China's rich-list, but his Hanergy Holdings has yet to prove it can turn impressive laboratory research into commercially successful products.

Mar 31 2015

More Iran oil post-sanctions, aimed at Asia, may hurt Iraq

DUBAI/NEW DELHI/HONG KONG A possible surge in Iranian oil exports from an end to sanctions will reboot a struggle between top Middle East producers for Asian buyers, with Iraq looking the most vulnerable.

Mar 31 2015

More Iran oil post-sanctions, aimed at Asia, may hurt Iraq

DUBAI/NEW DELHI/HONG KONG A possible surge in Iranian oil exports from an end to sanctions will reboot a struggle between top Middle East producers for Asian buyers, with Iraq looking the most vulnerable.

Mar 26 2015

Hit by oil slump, PetroChina eyes spending cuts and divestments

HONG KONG PetroChina, Asia's largest oil and gas producer, on Thursday vowed to further slash spending and divest more assets this year after posting a worse-than-expected 67 percent earnings slide for the fourth quarter.

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