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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 19 2017

Vattenfall eyes British subsidy auctions for Norfolk offshore wind projects

LONDON Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall expects to enter its Norfolk wind projects, off the east coast of England, into Britain's auctions for renewable subsidies, its CEO told Reuters.

Sep 15 2017

U.S. nuclear firm Westinghouse sees end to bankruptcy proceedings in 2018

LONDON U.S. nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse does not expect to come out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings before the end of 2017 but hopes to complete restructuring in early 2018, its CEO said.

Sep 11 2017

New British wind power deals cheaper than nuclear supplies

LONDON The price Britain will pay for new offshore wind power has plunged below new nuclear generation for the first time, according to figures from a power auction on Monday.

Aug 01 2017

European oil majors seek to harness U.S. offshore wind

LONDON Some European oil majors have made inroads into the emerging U.S. offshore wind energy market, aiming to leverage their experience of deepwater development and the crowded offshore wind arena at home.

Jul 03 2017

UK energy regulator proposes price cap for poorest customers

LONDON Britain's energy regulator Ofgem could cap bills for some of the most vulnerable customers and make it easier to switch supplier in response to a government request to set out plans to help customers on the poorest-value tariffs.

Jun 28 2017

South Korea's KEPCO in talks for stake in UK nuclear project

LONDON Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) is in talks to buy a stake in Toshiba's NuGen nuclear project in Britain, a KEPCO executive said on Wednesday, a move that could throw the troubled project a life-line but also delay its start.

Jun 22 2017

UK Hinkley plant could cost $38 bln in electricity payment top-ups: watchdog

LONDON Britain's deal with EDF to build the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant is risky and could lead to requests for more cash and electricity payment top-ups worth 30 billion pounds ($38 billion), a parliamentary watchdog said on Friday.

Jun 21 2017

Sweden's Vattenfall follows Engie into UK home energy market

LONDON Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall has bought British home energy supplier iSupplyEnergy, the second foreign company in weeks to seek a foothold in the country's highly competitive domestic energy market.

Jun 20 2017

Foresight Group buys British battery storage project

LONDON Foresight Group has made its first foray into battery energy storage, buying a 35 megawatt (MW) project in Britain, the infrastructure and private equity investment manager said on Wednesday.

Jun 20 2017

Britain's reliance on imported gas to jump as giant storage site axed

LONDON Britain is set to lose its largest natural gas storage site, increasing the country's reliance on imported energy, after British Gas owner Centrica , said it would close its ageing Rough facility.

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