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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LONDON Britain will spend one billion pounds to promote electric and other low-emission vehicles, and step up spending on research and innovation, as part of plans to invest 2.5 billion pounds by 2021 to help meet its climate change targets.
LONDON Analysts have raised their forecasts for European carbon prices in the bloc's Emission Trading System (ETS) to 2019 on expectations that plans to reform the market will significantly curb oversupply.
LONDON A government plan to cap the most common form of gas and electricity tariffs for millions of British households would not come into effect in time for this winter, energy regulator Ofgem said on Wednesday.
LONDON Toshiba's NuGen nuclear project in Britain expects to secure a new investor by early next year, assuring the project's future, NuGen's chief executive officer told Reuters in an interview.
LONDON Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall expects to enter its Norfolk wind projects, off the east coast of England, into Britain's auctions for renewable subsidies, its CEO told Reuters.
LONDON U.S. nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse does not expect to come out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings before the end of 2017 but hopes to complete restructuring in early 2018, its CEO said.
LONDON The price Britain will pay for new offshore wind power has plunged below new nuclear generation for the first time, according to figures from a power auction on Monday.
LONDON Some European oil majors have made inroads into the emerging U.S. offshore wind energy market, aiming to leverage their experience of deepwater development and the crowded offshore wind arena at home.
LONDON Britain's energy regulator Ofgem could cap bills for some of the most vulnerable customers and make it easier to switch supplier in response to a government request to set out plans to help customers on the poorest-value tariffs.
LONDON Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) is in talks to buy a stake in Toshiba's NuGen nuclear project in Britain, a KEPCO executive said on Wednesday, a move that could throw the troubled project a life-line but also delay its start.