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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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Apr 18 2018

In Sweden, wind farms and warplanes battle for airspace

OSLO Several wind farm projects in Sweden are under threat due to the government's decision to reserve more airspace for its armed forces, according to two companies and an industry lobby group.

Apr 16 2018

Experts fail to find origin of nuclear pollution cloud over Europe

OSLO International experts have not been able to find what caused a cloud of radioactive pollution that spread over Europe last year and prompted fears of a nuclear leak, Swedish authorities said on Monday.

Mar 16 2018

Finland's Hanhikivi 1 reactor on track, unaffected by sanctions - Rosatom

OSLO, March 16 A planned nuclear reactor in western Finland, owned by a Finnish-Russian consortium, will meet its 2024 commissioning target despite delays in licensing, and will not be affected by sanctions on Russia, supplier Rosatom said.

Mar 15 2018

Norway's Scatec Solar says three projects caught in South Africa row

OSLO Three solar plants planned by Norway's Scatec Solar were among 27 energy deals blocked by a South African court on Tuesday when it agreed to hear a legal challenge by a group loyal to ousted President Jacob Zuma, the firm said on Thursday.

Mar 14 2018

Norway close to adopting EU energy rules, averting break with bloc

OSLO Norway's main opposition party said on Wednesday it would support the government's plan to adopt European Union energy rules, likely securing the law's passage and allowing the European Union outsider to remain a full member of EU markets.

Mar 06 2018

Fortum buys Plugsurfing to charge its electric vehicle ambition

OSLO Finland's Fortum is expanding its electric vehicle charging business by acquiring Plugsurfing, a German charging and payment services provider present in 24 European countries, the firm said on Tuesday.

Mar 02 2018

Arctic blast saps British gas supplies, price hits high

OSLO British gas prices spiked again in volatile trading on Friday as an ongoing cold snap raised concerns about supplies.

Feb 20 2018

Statkraft's investment plans may trip up over taxman's $510 mln claim

OSLO, Feb 20 Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft said it may have to put on hold some planned investments if the tax office goes ahead with a 4 billion crown ($511 million) claim for unaccounted taxes.

Feb 08 2018

Nordic grids break deadlock in power balancing talks

OSLO, Feb 8 Nordic grid operators, after months of stalled talks on a new system to balance the region's power supply and demand, have agreed on a model that will keep a national veto, two of the grids said.

Feb 07 2018

Switzerland's Allseas plans world's largest construction vessel

OSLO Swiss offshore services firm Allseas is planning to build a vessel big enough to be able to remove the world's largest oil and gas platforms when they reach the end of their production lives, its chief executive said.

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