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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

Apr 18 2018

SunPower buys U.S. rival SolarWorld to head off Trump tariffs

SunPower Corp on Wednesday said it would buy U.S. solar panel maker SolarWorld Americas, expanding its domestic manufacturing as it seeks to stem the impact of Trump administration tariffs on panel imports.

Apr 18 2018

SunPower heads off Trump tariffs with SolarWorld purchase

April 18 SunPower Corp on Wednesday said it would buy U.S. panel maker SolarWorld Americas, dramatically expanding its domestic manufacturing as it seeks to stem the impact of Trump administration tariffs on solar imports.

Apr 17 2018

Suniva creditor wins U.S. bankruptcy court approval to sell company's assets

A U.S. bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday granted a request by Suniva's biggest creditor that will allow it to sell a portion of the company's solar manufacturing equipment through a public auction.

Apr 17 2018

U.S. Northeast carbon market creating jobs, revenue: study

Nine states in the U.S. Northeast have slashed greenhouse gas pollution, created thousands of jobs in clean energy, and cut consumer power costs using a market-based scheme to slash carbon emissions, according to a study released on Tuesday.

Mar 29 2018

Frustrated with Trump, green group goes local with clean energy campaign

U.S. environmental group the League of Conservation Voters on Thursday launched a $2 million campaign to press this year's candidates for state and local office to embrace clean energy, citing a lack of leadership on the issue in Washington.

Mar 23 2018

U.S. withdraws from wind energy power line project

March 23 The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday withdrew from a 2016 agreement to partner with a private developer on a more than 700-mile transmission line that would have delivered wind power from blustery Oklahoma to Tennessee and beyond.

Mar 16 2018

SunPower seeks tariff waiver, cites plan for U.S. expansion

SunPower Corp on Friday asked the Trump administration to exempt a segment of its solar panel imports from new tariffs, saying the move would allow it to reverse proposed investment cuts and ease plans to expand U.S. panel manufacturing.

Mar 15 2018

U.S. solar forecast ratcheted down as tariffs weigh

U.S. solar energy installations will grow slower than previously expected in the coming years due to the Trump administration's tariffs on panel imports and new federal tax laws that will restrict investment in the clean energy source, according to a report published on Thursday.

Mar 08 2018

New Mexico sues Vivint Solar over sales tactics

New Mexico's attorney general on Thursday sued Vivint Solar Inc, alleging the company engages in unfair trade practices when signing up customers for its residential solar contracts.

Mar 06 2018

U.S. energy storage market to nearly triple this year: report

U.S. deployments of energy storage systems will nearly triple this year thanks to sharply lower costs and state policies that support the case for installing batteries in homes, businesses and along the power grid.


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