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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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Oct 04 2017

Brown energy? Dung to power Finnish horse show

OSLO Horse manure will generate electricity for an international horse show in Finland this month in a new form of alternative energy, Finnish utility Fortum said on Wednesday.

Sep 28 2017

Shell working to fix gas disruption at Ireland's Corrib field

Royal Dutch Shell and Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) are working to remove unodourised gas that entered the network from the country's Corrib gas field and has curbed output since last week, Shell said.

Sep 27 2017

Norway's Statkraft divests renewable energy assets in four markets

OSLO, Sept 27 Norway's Statkraft swapped its hydropower units in Panama, Laos, Philippines and Zambia with other renewable energy assets in South America and Asia previously co-owned by a Norwegian development fund, the two organisations said on Wednesday.

Sep 26 2017

Statoil and partners plan output capacity expansion at Norway's Troll gas field

OSLO Norway's Statoil and partners are working to increase the output capacity of Troll, the country's largest gas field, a move traders say would enable the firms to produce more flexibly and cover production shortages at other fields due to outages.

Sep 22 2017

Norway's Statkraft sells unfinished hydropower plant to Turkey's Limak

OSLO/ISTANBUL, Sept 22 Norwegian utility Statkraft has sold a partially-constructed hydropower plant in Turkey to local conglomerate Limak Holding, which will invest some $400 million in the plant and expects to start operations by 2021, the firms told Reuters.

Sep 19 2017

Norway election outcome lifts hopes for power cable to Scotland - project head

OSLO, Sept 19 The prospects for a planned 1.4 gigawatt (GW) power interconnector linking Norway and Scotland have improved following the re-election of Norway's right-wing government this month, the project's chief said.

Sep 18 2017

British wind farm first to secure MHI Vestas' record 9.5 MW turbines

OSLO A consortium planning to build Britain's Triton Knoll offshore wind park will buy 90 giant turbines from MHI Vestas, it said on Monday, in what the maker said was the first announced deal for its record 9.5 megawatt (MW) capacity product.

Sep 15 2017

Norway's Scatec Solar in talks to boost Iran's solar power

OSLO Norway's Scatec Solar is in talks to build its first solar power plants in Iran, its chief executive told Reuters, joining a wave of foreign energy firms looking to invest in the oil major.

Sep 10 2017

Norwegians vote in closely contested parliamentary election

OSLO Norwegians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election whose outcome is too close to call, with opinion polls showing Prime Minister Erna Solberg's centre-right government and the opposition centre-left bloc running neck and neck.

Sep 06 2017

Young generation revulsed by Breivik may sway Norway's election

HAMAR, Norway Young Norwegians, politicized by the massacre of 77 people by far-right militant Anders Behring Breivik, will play a key role in an election next week that could hinge on issues close to their hearts such as climate change.

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