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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

April 19, 2021

Clearway Activates First Community Solar Farm in Illinois, Connecting 350 Customers to Local Renewable Energy

SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today the completion of its first Illinois community solar farm, expanding access to local and affordable renewable energy in the state. Clearway will energize the 3 MWdc Southland Solar Farm, just outside of Kankakee, and will activate eight more community solar farms in the coming

April 8, 2021

Clearway Begins Construction of Two Solar + Storage Projects in Central O‘ahu

Hawai‘i — Following a traditional Hawaiian blessing, Clearway Energy Group (Clearway) broke ground on two utility-scale solar projects in Mililani and Waiawa this morning, advancing the state’s goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045. The 39 megawatt (MW) Mililani I Solar and 36 MW Waiawa Solar Power sites will be paired with a combined 300

March 25, 2021

Clearway Closes Financing and Begins Construction on 55 MW Wind Farm Repowering in West Virginia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) has closed financing and begun repowering construction on Pinnacle, a 55 MW wind farm in Keyser, West Virginia. Pinnacle represents the first repowering project for Clearway in West Virginia and marks the company’s fourth overall repowering effort. “We’re thrilled to deepen our roots in West Virginia by

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

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May 06, 2021 05:04 pm 0 0

TODAY: hear how future corporate PPAs in ERCOT could be impacted by proposed TX legislation & how to protect ongoin… https://t.co/wmhTGEbKrd

May 04, 2021 06:07 pm 0 0

Every day is #EarthDay when your vision is a world powered by clean energy. We’re proud of Clearway’s people, who w… https://t.co/4DFySshAUb

Apr 22, 2021 08:37 pm 27 9

People come to work at Clearway because they’re passionate about making the world a better place. Outside of work,… https://t.co/rl3yDUDodR

Apr 20, 2021 05:22 pm 1 1

Community solar is live in the Prairie State! We’re thrilled to bring online our first of 19 #communitysolar farms… https://t.co/pnEM8ZeskC

Apr 19, 2021 05:36 pm 4 2

We’re expanding our team and #hiring an Operations Specialist I in Scottsdale, AZ. Clearway is dedicated to the hig… https://t.co/aJEMrBVp3L

Apr 16, 2021 05:49 pm 2 0

We’re #hiring a Senior Manager, Performance Engineering to lead a team in developing the latest & best practices to… https://t.co/4z9bb489cO

Apr 14, 2021 06:14 pm 1 0

RT @HannonArmstrong: We're proud to be a co-investor in these two @ClearwayEnergy utility-scale solar+ storage projects in Central O'ahu th…

Apr 09, 2021 04:07 pm 0 1

RT @SolarPowerWorld: .@ClearwayEnergy and Moss begin construction of two Oahu solar + storage projects - https://t.co/8aXhrXqgLV

Apr 09, 2021 03:24 pm 0 4

Construction is underway at our Mililani I Solar & Waiawa Solar Power projects in Hawai‘i! We’re thrilled to contin… https://t.co/r1zvW3aln8

Apr 08, 2021 08:46 pm 4 1

We’re expanding our team & #hiring at our Black Rock Wind Farm in West Virginia! Seeking #wind power professionals… https://t.co/Lgf2jpi6SS

Apr 07, 2021 03:17 pm 2 0

Do you share our vision of a world powered by clean energy? Clearway is a leading renewable energy developer & oper… https://t.co/ri5b8uvrSG

Apr 07, 2021 02:21 pm 5 1

We’re proud to call Kern County home to our Rosamond Central #solar site! An investment in renewable energy is an i… https://t.co/E4o2ki7tJu

Apr 02, 2021 02:25 pm 7 0

We’re excited to launch our West Virginia Wind Energy Apprenticeship Program! Clearway's pilot program will recruit… https://t.co/94bvgoYSvz

Apr 02, 2021 01:25 pm 4 1

RT @SecGranholm: This can’t be understated! Our aging power grid urgently needs to be modernized. The #AmericanJobsPlan will create a mor…

Mar 31, 2021 09:24 pm 0 380

RT @USCleanPower: NEW: ACP CEO @hrzichal on the Biden Administration’s #AmericanJobsPlan: “Simply put, this is a plan to put steel in the g…

Mar 31, 2021 09:23 pm 0 9

RT @SEIA: Today the Biden admin. unveiled a new infrastructure package that takes a significant step in meeting our collective clean energy…

Mar 31, 2021 07:31 pm 0 22

Investing in our nation’s energy infrastructure to build a clean, modern, and reliable power system is one of the m… https://t.co/IOgxXo5lzZ

Mar 31, 2021 06:15 pm 5 1

Clearway’s 2020 ESG report is out! Our Sr. Director of Permitting & Environment, Ray Kelly, wrote about how last ye… https://t.co/qM79FqK2v6

Mar 31, 2021 01:35 pm 1 1

Repowering is underway at our 55 MW Pinnacle #wind farm in West Virginia. Over 50 jobs will be created during const… https://t.co/DCcKsAZW7X

Mar 25, 2021 05:22 pm 4 1

Clearway is proud to help drive the growth of #cleanenergy & make 2020 a record breaking year for #solar! Solar dep… https://t.co/IMdaKWmZ1N

Mar 18, 2021 06:40 pm 6 0

Our 2020 #ESG Report is live! Clearway’s renewable portfolio helps avoid 8.8M metric tons of CO2 for our customers… https://t.co/GJ8dgH2V1R

Mar 15, 2021 05:54 pm 1 1

This #WomensHistoryMonth we celebrate the women working to secure a clean energy future for generations to come and… https://t.co/fDABlYP3m6

Mar 11, 2021 08:57 pm 5 0

We’re expanding our team & #hiring Wind Tech II & III roles to assist with mechanical, hydraulic, & electric mainte… https://t.co/XxgSFaVsFr

Mar 09, 2021 09:07 pm 3 0

RT @ProjectSYNCERE: Thank you to the inspiring panelists that joined us on Saturday! #sunrun #clearwayenergy #seia @sunrun @clearwayenergy

Mar 03, 2021 04:06 am 0 3

#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 21 6