Sustainability and ESG at Clearway

We are committed to sustainability in all aspects of our operations and governance, through environmental stewardship, societal good, and good governance.

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2023 ESG Report

Clearway is leading the transition to a world powered by clean energy by providing affordable, reliable, clean power to customers and communities across the country. A full-scope development and operations platform, we participate in every stage of the lifecycle of our projects – from origination and development, through construction and financing, to long-term ownership, management, and operations. In everything we do, we strive to create an enduring platform for our customers, counterparties, partners, and stakeholders.

Clearway is the fifth largest owner of renewables in the United States


With over 350 operating assets across states and approximately 30 GW under development across 25 states, we’re making good on our promise to move the energy transition forward.

Our operating portfolio includes 9 GW of renewables and 2.5 GW of conventional capacity.

11.5 GW

operating portfolio

Our ownership portfolio includes 6.5 GW of renewables and 2.5 GW of conventional capacity.

9 GW

ownership portfolio

We’ve helped our customers avoid ten million metric tons of CO2 while powering the equivalent of 2 million homes.

17.4M MWh

of carbon-free electricity generated

We are committed to sustainability in all aspects of our operations and governance.

ESG Framework

Our commitment to making the world a better place begins with considering the long-term impacts of everything we do. This means operating our business in a way that protects, conserves, and enhances biodiversity, preserves natural resources, enriches the health, safety, and well-being of our employees, advances social equity, and creates positive impacts within the communities where we work and live.

Environmental stewardship

ESG priorities

We focus on reducing and eliminating our environmental and climate impacts while identifying opportunities to restore, revitalize and regenerate ecosystems wherever possible.

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Societal good

ESG priorities

We work toward a just, equitable and sustainable society by focusing on creating long-term economic value; promoting diversity, equity and inclusion; safeguarding health and wellness; and respecting the human rights of our people, community and global society.

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Good governance

ESG priorities

We strive for exceptional governance through a strong culture of transparency, accountability, compliance, and efficiency across all levels of our organization.

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Sustainability Framework


Clearway’s vision and parameters of our sustainability program are reflected in our sustainability framework which helps articulate our integrated approach to sustainability. The sustainability framework comprises three pillars: environmental stewardship (E), societal good (S), and good governance and business excellence (G), and is in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).​

Clearway Energy Alignment With The UN SDGs Graphic

Our sustainability governance structure reflects Clearway’s approach to operating with accountability, credibility and transparency. The Sustainability-ESG Committee facilitates our ESG program, takes high-level direction from the board, and translates it into actionable items, ensuring that these items are deployed and executed throughout the organization. The Committee comprises subject matter experts from each business unit with oversight from and engagement with the executive leadership team and the board of directors. ​

Key ESG information


Download key reports, discolsures, and other documents related to Clearway’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) efforts.

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2023 ESG Report

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