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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

Aug 18 2017

Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth

BERLIN Swedish utility Vattenfall [VATN.UL] expects strong growth in its environmentally-friendly communal heating network in Berlin and Hamburg as urban areas grow, a top executive said, helping Germany's efforts to cut emissions from power generation.

Aug 10 2017

Germany's long goodbye to coal despite Merkel's green push

(This version of the August 2 story corrects name in paragraph 8 to Hans-Josef Fell)

Jun 27 2017

Wind power's big bet: turbines taller than skyscrapers

COPENHAGEN/FRANKFURT Wind farm operators are betting on a new generation of colossal turbines, which will dwarf many skyscrapers, as they seek to remain profitable after European countries phase out subsidies that have defined the green industry since the 1990s.

Jun 15 2017

Hapag-Lloyd says UASC integration on track, Qatar row no hindrance

HAMBURG Hapag-Lloyd's integration of Arab peer UASC is on track and has so far not been affected by Qatar's rift with its neighbors, the CEO of the German shipping company told Reuters.

Jun 08 2017

Here comes the sun: investors increasingly hot on solar projects in S.E. Asia

SINGAPORE Investors are increasingly excited about the prospects for much faster growth in the solar power industry in Southeast Asia, which has until now been a backwater for renewable energy.

Jun 07 2017

Here comes the sun: investors increasingly hot on solar projects in S.E. Asia

SINGAPORE Investors are increasingly excited about the prospects for much faster growth in the solar power industry in Southeast Asia, which has until now been a backwater for renewable energy.

May 04 2017

Through Singapore's CLTX, German bourse seeks to tap Asia's commodities

SINGAPORE Singapore's Cleartrade Exchange expects the overall market size of its core products of iron ore, shipping, and fuel oil to grow strongly to $200 million by 2020, and it aims to take a growing slice of that trading, its chief executive told Reuters.

Apr 06 2017

World investment in green power down, money went further in 2016 -report

FRANKFURT Record levels of renewable energy capacity were added across the world in 2016 but the falling costs of green power equipment led to a 23 percent decline in money spent on investments, UN-backed research showed on Thursday.

Mar 29 2017

Gazprom Germania to cut jobs in restructuring move

FRANKFURT/MOSCOW Gazprom Germania, the Berlin-based subsidiary of Russian gas giant Gazprom, will reduce its staff in Germany as it restructures operations, Gazprom officials said on Wednesday.

Mar 24 2017

EU stalls Russian gas pipeline, but probably won't stop it

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT Russia has the European Union in a bind.

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