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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

Feb 22 2018

Exclusive: EWE stake sale to attract interest from Macquarie, Shell - sources

FRANKFURT German utility EWE [LANDWE.UL] will put a $1.9 billion minority stake on the block later this year, a sale that is expected to draw interest from infrastructure investors, pension funds and oil majors, two people familiar with the matter said.

Feb 15 2018

Chasing Vestas, Siemens Gamesa targets $2.5 billion in cost cuts

MADRID/FRANKFURT The world's No. 2 maker of wind turbines, Siemens Gamesa , flagged 2 billion euros (1.78 billion pounds) in cost cuts by 2020, hoping to close a margin gap with bigger rival Vestas .

Feb 14 2018

Steel unit boosts Thyssenkrupp profit ahead of Tata Steel tie-up

FRANKFURT Germany's Thyssenkrupp joined rivals in reporting a strong recovery of its steel business, just weeks before it plans to ink a deal to merge the unit with the European operations of India's Tata Steel .

Feb 08 2018

Vestas bets on geared turbines to propel it to margin goal

FRANKFURT Vestas is betting on geared wind turbine technology to meet the ambitious profit-margin target it promised when it reported quarterly results on Wednesday.

Feb 06 2018

Exclusive: British wind project draws investment heavyweights - sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT British offshore wind project Triton Knoll has attracted the interest of several large investment funds, according to three sources familiar with the matter, in a sign of the growing competition for assets in the fast-changing sector.

Jan 30 2018

Siemens Gamesa posts strong new orders as key markets recover

FRANKFURT Siemens Gamesa , the world's No.2 maker of wind turbines, on Tuesday reported a strong increase in new orders in the first quarter, helped by a pickup in demand in key markets such as India and the United States.

Jan 24 2018

European gas market can cope with Groningen cuts: industry official

BERLIN European gas networks can cope with further production cuts at the Dutch Groningen field as the government seeks to limit earthquake risks, a leading pipeline company and gas industry official said in an interview on Wednesday.

Jan 24 2018

E.ON to plug nuclear profit gap with network, renewables growth

BERLIN E.ON aims to offset a looming drop in profit from its German nuclear plants, which are being phased out by 2022, by increasing earnings from networks, renewables and retail, one of its board members said.

Jan 24 2018

Plug wars: the battle for electric car supremacy

FRANKFURT German carmakers hope a network of high-power charging stations they are rolling out with Ford will set an industry standard for plugs and protocols that will give them an edge over electric car rivals.

Jan 23 2018

U.S. solar panel import tariff to hit European, Asian manufacturers

SINGAPORE/BERLIN U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on solar panel imports is a blow to a booming global industry, and hit stocks in European and Asian solar groups on fears their business might suffer.

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