Nicole Jao

About Me

Nicole Jao is a New York-based energy reporter for Reuters. She holds an M.A. in Science Journalism from Columbia University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Nicole reported on the rapidly evolving technology space in Asia in the first few years of her career. However, she has since shifted her focus to one of the biggest issues of our time: climate change. She is deeply interested in the intersection between business and sustainability.

Latest Work

Nuclear backers pressure Biden to include industry in hydrogen tax break

The Three Mile Island Nuclear power plant is pictured from Royalton, Pennsylvania, U.S. May 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. nuclear power industry is pressuring the administration of President Joe Biden to include existing reactors in a subsidy program for hydrogen, arguing that U.S. goals to jumpstart a "clean hydrogen" economy could fail without them.

The lobbying push reflects the big stakes for the nuclear

U.S. renewable, grid battery projects battle transformer shortage

Wind turbines operate at sunrise in the Permian Basin oil and natural gas production area in Big Spring, Texas, U.S., February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Reuters) - U.S. developers building renewable energy projects and power storage for grids are scrambling to procure critical components, leading to rising costs and project delays.

Supply chain problems have tightened supply of high-voltage transformers necessary to connect wind and sol

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