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Whether its new projects, new partnerships, or new markets, Clearway is helping pave the way for renewable energy and making headlines with a focused viewpoint and honest voice. See our press releases and news clippings below. For all press inquiries please email: zadie.oleksiw@clearwayenergy.com

January 25, 2021

Clearway and Governor Jim Justice Announce Construction Start on 115 MW Wind Farm in West Virginia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and CHARLESTON, WV – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and West Virginia Governor Jim Justice today announced that construction has commenced on Black Rock, a 115 MW wind farm that spans Grant and Mineral counties. “Black Rock represents a significant investment in West Virginia’s energy economy,” said Craig Cornelius, CEO of Clearway. “We

January 5, 2021

Clearway Energy Group Closes Financing and Starts Construction on 345 MW Texas Wind Farm

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it commenced construction on Mesquite Sky, a 345 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Callahan County, Texas. Clearway also closed $427 million in construction debt financing, for which Mizuho Bank, Ltd. acted as the coordinating lead arranger and with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), MUFG

January 5, 2021

Clearway Completes Construction on Rosamond Central Solar Project

San Francisco, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it completed construction and reached commercial operations on the 192 MW Rosamond Central solar project in Kern County, California. Rosamond Central is contracted under Power Purchase Agreements with East Bay Community Energy and Clean Power Alliance, both Community Choice Aggregators providing a diverse range

December 22, 2020

Clearway Enterprise Announces Agreements for 1.6 GW Portfolio of Renewable Energy Assets

PRINCETON, NJ and SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Clearway Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEN, CWEN.A) (“CWEN”, “Company”) and its renewable development partner and parent company, Clearway Energy Group LLC (“CEG”), today announced agreements providing for CWEN’s co-investment in a 1,204 MW portfolio of renewable energy projects developed by CEG consisting of i) 1,012 MW from five geographically

December 21, 2020

Clearway and OSF HealthCare Announce Community Solar Partnership in Illinois

OSF HealthCare subscribes 4.6 MW of Clearway’s community solar portfolio to lower carbon emissions Clearway community solar farm in Minnesota Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and OSF HealthCare announced today that the health care provider has subscribed to 4.6 megawatts (MW) of Clearway’s community solar projects in Illinois. Once operational, OSF HealthCare’s subscription will be equivalent

December 15, 2020

Clearway Energy Group, Avista Host Ribbon-Cutting to Mark Commencement of Commercial Operations for Rattlesnake Flat Wind Farm

SPOKANE, Wash. and SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Avista Utilities (“Avista”) hosted a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the commencement of commercial operations for the newly-constructed 160 MW Rattlesnake Flat wind farm in central Adams County, Washington. Construction of Rattlesnake Flat began in April and consists of 57 turbines that interconnect

December 7, 2020

Six Clearway Community Solar Projects Kick Off Construction Across Illinois

Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) today announced that construction is now underway on six of its Illinois community solar projects, totaling 18 MW of Clearway’s 60 MW Illinois community solar portfolio. The projects are part of an 18-project, 54 MW portfolio sold to Clearway in 2019 under a master purchase agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables, which

December 2, 2020

Clearway Completes Third Major Repowering Project in Texas at Langford Wind Farm

Clearway’s repowering of Langford wind farm increased capacity to 160 MW, increased generation by over 25% and significantly extended the life of the project Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) has finished repowering the now 160 MW Langford wind farm, increasing its nameplate capacity by 10 MW and generational output by more than 25%. The wind farm

December 2, 2020

US Wind Force Foundation Names West Virginia Area Grant Recipients

Local board selects recipients for Pinnacle Wind Farm’s $21,000 grant distribution The US Wind Force Foundation, Inc. today announced the recipients of the tenth round of grants from its Community Benefit Fund associated with the Pinnacle Wind Farm, which is indirectly owned and operated by Clearway Energy Group. Eleven grants ranging from $500 to $5,000

September 30, 2020

Massachusetts Towns Subscribe to Local Community Solar + Storage Farms

Stoneham, Winchester, Natick advance state’s climate and clean energy goals SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Clearway Community Solar announced today that the Massachusetts towns of Stoneham, Winchester, and Natick have subscribed 11.4 megawatts (MW) of new community solar projects, all paired with energy storage, helping fulfill the state’s renewable energy goals, reduce

September 14, 2020

Clearway Breaks Ground on Community Solar Projects in Illinois

Community solar gives residents, businesses, universities, and municipalities option to choose local clean energy, lower bills SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Clearway Community Solar announced today that construction began on the company’s first community solar projects in Illinois. The four community solar farms under construction represent 12 MW of Clearway’s 60

August 27, 2020

Pinnacle Wind Farm’s 2020 Grant Application Now Open for Area Nonprofits

Community Benefit Fund to distribute $20,000 in grants administered by US Wind Force Foundation Keyser, WV – US Wind Force Foundation, Inc. today announced that it is accepting applications from qualified nonprofits for grant funding from the Pinnacle Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. Pinnacle Wind Farm is indirectly owned and operated by Clearway Energy Group

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Mar 03, 2021 04:06 am 0 2

#Solar job alert: We’re #hiring a Solar Technician III to help perform corrective, preventive, and emergency mainte… https://t.co/fx5jEdjFCa

Feb 17, 2021 02:22 pm 3 0

We’re #hiring a Director, Capital Markets to lead a team and oversee non-recourse construction, cash equity & tax e… https://t.co/T0SAzXLVtU

Feb 12, 2021 03:05 pm 4 1

We’re expanding our team & #hiring a Human Resources Manager! This position will help oversee employees across the… https://t.co/08JX8To9So

Feb 11, 2021 10:01 pm 3 1

We’re #hiring an Associate, Wholesale Origination to help our sales & marketing efforts. This position will support… https://t.co/XZgXrTDDm6

Feb 10, 2021 06:25 pm 3 2

Our 192 MW Rosamond Central solar site in Kern County, CA is up and running! We’re thrilled to continue driving loc… https://t.co/SF7DkqMNFg

Feb 03, 2021 06:18 pm 20 6

RT @USCleanPower: Congrats to ACP Member @ClearwayEnergy for completing the Langford Wind Farm #repowering project in #Texas. With new tech…

Feb 02, 2021 06:55 pm 0 3

"Wind energy is helping Texas grow its economy.” We’re thrilled to complete the repowering of our 160 MW Langford w… https://t.co/ULtlBUSPQM

Feb 02, 2021 05:00 pm 36 9

Last week we gathered with clean energy leaders from 27 orgs for our 1st Diversity & Inclusion Roundtable. We excha… https://t.co/dmNpO9x0Ow

Jan 29, 2021 03:55 pm 4 2

We’re expanding our team & #hiring a Principal Controls Engineer to oversee plant system strategy, project manageme… https://t.co/aoH8c6YKLi

Jan 27, 2021 03:35 pm 0 1

RT @SolarAccess: Great story by @climate on how #communitysolar can help bring equitable access to #solar for all. Shoutout to the groups l…

Jan 26, 2021 07:29 pm 0 8

We’re #hiring an Accounts Payable Manager in Scottsdale, AZ to supervise a team to ensure the timely & accurate pro… https://t.co/KRx92BaVCV

Jan 26, 2021 06:15 pm 1 0

We’re proud to announce w/ @WVGovernor Jim Justice that construction is underway at our 115 MW Black Rock wind farm… https://t.co/cpIV0VVZJ2

Jan 25, 2021 06:31 pm 2 1

We couldn’t host an in-person ribbon cutting for our 419 MW Mesquite Star wind farm in TX, so we did something diff… https://t.co/jbkWuoxqTt

Jan 19, 2021 04:52 pm 24 8

We’re expanding our team and #hiring Real Estate Managers to oversee development teams through the full project lif… https://t.co/oZgcG4stRw

Jan 15, 2021 03:11 pm 0 0

We’re #hiring a Real Estate Analyst to oversee development & curative work across multiple Clearway projects with a… https://t.co/5q8XyWe8KV

Jan 14, 2021 06:07 pm 0 1

Construction is underway at @MesquiteSky, our 345 MW TX wind farm. Mesquite Sky will create hundreds of jobs, inves… https://t.co/3Nn2ehoul7

Jan 05, 2021 06:44 pm 10 1

RT @SolarPowerWorld: Clearway Energy Group completes 192-MW Rosamond Central solar project - @ClearwayEnergy https://t.co/JnOudDhoOx

Jan 05, 2021 05:50 pm 0 2

We finished construction & started operations on our 192 MW Rosamond Central solar site, which will supply… https://t.co/EsPMEIXdfL

Jan 05, 2021 03:21 pm 7 0

RT @USCleanPower: It’s great to see this #CleanPower partnership: @HannonArmstrong & @ClearwayEnergy recently announced a joint investment…

Dec 28, 2020 10:28 pm 0 8

ICYMI: Yesterday we announced co-investments from our public affiliate, Clearway Energy, Inc., & @HannonArmstrong.… https://t.co/Rq5Vn0y3V3

Dec 23, 2020 02:07 pm 0 0

This agreement is pivotal in Clearway’s continued ability to provide clean energy at the scale our country demands… https://t.co/Z9JFJuvbzh

Dec 22, 2020 10:04 pm 0 0

More than 2,500 American jobs will be created to build & operate these clean energy assets, which will go on to sup… https://t.co/winS7VeLv5

Dec 22, 2020 10:04 pm 1 0

This geographically diverse 1.6 GW portfolio of wind, solar, & energy storage projects represents the enormous econ… https://t.co/GpHtXNNk1v

Dec 22, 2020 10:04 pm 3 1

We are thrilled to complete our largest investment portfolio to date with our public affiliate, Clearway Energy, In… https://t.co/Gy8EFd2ULr

Dec 22, 2020 10:04 pm 8 0

RT @HannonArmstrong: We’re proud to announce a new partnership with @ClearwayEnergy where Hannon Armstrong will invest in a large-scale U.S…

Dec 22, 2020 10:00 pm 0 8

We’re proud to provide @OSFHealthcare w/ #communitysolar & help the healthcare ministry move toward its sustainabil… https://t.co/KmlX8EGGim

Dec 21, 2020 02:04 pm 0 1

Reaching a 50% #RenewableEnergyFuture will create nearly 1 million new #jobs in #cleanenergy, including development… https://t.co/VUTHRRzpwb

Dec 17, 2020 09:17 pm 2 0

We’re #hiring a Wind Technician II at our Ocotillo Wind Farm near Forsan, Texas to oversee wind turbine performance… https://t.co/pzrenpuqir

Dec 16, 2020 10:17 pm 3 1

ICYMI: Yesterday we celebrated the completion of our 160 MW @RattlesnakeFlat wind farm in Adams County, WA. Rattles… https://t.co/cEWgAFvUiv

Dec 16, 2020 03:41 pm 5 0