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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

Jun 22 2018

UK homes could face higher power costs as government looks to lower business burden

LONDON Britain is considering giving more companies exemption from schemes to help pay for renewable power, but warned the move could lead to higher costs for households and non-exempt firms.

Jun 14 2018

Centrica aims to sell UK nuclear stake by end of 2020

LONDON Centrica plans to sell its 20 percent stake in eight British power plants by the end of 2020, but has yet to start marketing the assets, the company's CEO said on Thursday

Jun 08 2018

Chinese nuclear plant developer will not seek UK state investment

LONDON A planned nuclear plant to the east of London will not require state investment, the Chinese company building it said after the British government was criticized for helping another project.

May 09 2018

Cracks in British nuclear reactor ring power alarm bells

LONDON Cracks in the core of a Scottish nuclear reactor could signal that most of Britain's ageing plants will not be able to supply the country with much needed power for as long as predicted.

May 09 2018

Britain plays down media report of Hitachi nuclear deal

LONDON/TOKYO Britain's government on Wednesday played down a media report that it will guarantee Hitachi Ltd's Horizon Nuclear Power loans for the construction of two reactors in Wales.

May 08 2018

France's EDF buys Scottish offshore wind project

(The May 3 story corrects unit in paragraph 5 to MWh from MW/hour)

Apr 20 2018

Drax plans to cut cost of biomass electricity by a third

LONDON Britain's Drax plans to cut the cost of the electricity it generates from biomass by a third over the next 10 years to reduce its reliance on subsidies, its CEO told Reuters.

Apr 12 2018

EDF Energy becomes second UK firm to raise energy prices

LONDON EDF Energy said on Thursday it would raise its energy prices in Britain, the second firm this week to announce an increase, despite pressure from the government to keep bills down.

Apr 10 2018

Britain's Co-op to buy Flow Energy as energy price cap looms

LONDON Britain's Co-operative Energy will buy fellow energy supplier Flow Energy, the two companies said on Tuesday, with the smaller firm warning it would have struggled under the government’s looming price cap.

Apr 05 2018

ContourGlobal seeking equity partner for new Kosovo coal plant

LONDON London-listed power generator ContourGlobal hopes to secure an equity partner for its new coal-fired power plant in Kosovo by the end of the year or early 2019, the company CEO told Reuters on Thursday.

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