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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

August 11, 2022

Clearway Completes O‘ahu’s First Utility-Scale Solar + Storage Power Plant  

Mililani, Hawai‘i — Clearway Energy Group (Clearway), a national independent power producer and leading solar energy developer in Hawai’i, announced today that it completed construction and reached commercial operations at its Mililani Solar I plant. This is Clearway’s fourth solar plant on O’ahu and the island’s first utility-scale solar and battery storage power plant, which

June 21, 2022

Leading US Solar Companies Announce Consortium to Spend Over $6bn on Solar Modules and Support Expansion of Domestic Supply Chain

Leading independent power producers, The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), Clearway Energy Group (Clearway), Cypress Creek Renewables, and D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments(DESRI), have formed the US Solar Buyer Consortium to support expansion of the domestic solar supply chain and drive the growth of the American solar industry. “The consortium has a large and growing pipeline

May 25, 2022

Clearway Community Benefit Fund Allocates Grants to 21 West Virginia Organizations

Elk Garden, W.Va. – The US Wind Force Foundation, Inc. today announced the recipients of the first round of grants from Clearway’s Black Rock Community Benefit Fund. Twenty-one grants ranging from $500 to $20,000 and totaling $133,214 were allocated to nonprofits, community services organizations, educational institutions, and other institutions in Grant and Mineral counties. The

May 25, 2022

Clearway Enterprise’s Sponsor, Global Infrastructure Partners, Announces Strategic Partnership with TotalEnergies

PRINCETON, NJ and SAN FRANCISCO — Clearway Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEN, CWEN.A) (the “Company”) and its renewable development partner and parent company, Clearway Energy Group LLC (“Clearway Group”), today announced that Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has formed a strategic partnership with TotalEnergies SE (“TotalEnergies”) in the U.S. renewable energy sector. Through this partnership, TotalEnergies will

May 6, 2022

Clearway Cuts Ribbon at Black Rock Wind Farm, West Virginia’s Newest Power Plant 

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the commencement of commercial operations for the newly-constructed Black Rock, a 115 megawatt (MW) wind farm that spans West Virginia’s Grant and Mineral counties. Black Rock is contracted under long-term power purchase agreements with customers Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and AEP

March 23, 2022

Clearway Celebrates 340 MW Mesquite Sky Wind Farm Completion with Iconic Customers in West Texas 

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (Clearway) joined Deere & Company and Whirlpool Corporation to celebrate reaching commercial operations last quarter at its 340 MW Mesquite Sky wind farm in Callahan County, Texas. The two corporate customers previously signed long-term virtual power purchase agreements for Mesquite Sky’s renewable energy, helping each company make progress toward

February 11, 2022

Black Rock Community Benefit Fund Grant Application Open for Area Nonprofits

Elk Garden, W.Va. – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) today announced that the Black Rock Community Benefit Fund is now accepting applications from qualified nonprofits for grant funding. Black Rock, a 115-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Mineral counties, is indirectly owned and operated by Clearway. The Black Rock Community Benefit Fund was established to provide

February 10, 2022

Clearway Completes Black Rock Wind Farm in Northeastern West Virginia

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it reached commercial operations on Black Rock, a 115 MW wind farm that spans West Virginia’s Grant and Mineral counties and will increase the state’s wind energy generation by 15 percent. Black Rock is contracted under long-term power purchase agreements with customers Toyota Motor North

December 16, 2021

Clearway Completes Additional Long-Term Solar + Energy Storage Contracts for Riverside, CA. Projects

San Francisco, CA. – Clearway Energy Group LLC (Clearway) announced today that the entire output from its Arica Solar + Energy Storage Project, under development on land controlled by Bureau of Land Management (BLM) jurisdiction, in Riverside, CA., is under contract.  The three customers, Clean Power Alliance (CPA), Peninsula Clean Energy, and PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP)

December 14, 2021

Pinnacle Wind Farm Repowering, West Virginia’s First, Adds Nearly 16% More Generation & Boosts Local Economy

San Francisco, CA. – Clearway Energy Group LLC (“Clearway”) announced today the completion of all repowering at its Pinnacle Wind Farm in Mineral County, West Virginia.  The repowering of 23 new turbines at the site produces nearly 16 percent more energy and created approximately 50 full-time construction jobs in 2021 under Project Labor Agreements with

November 18, 2021

US Wind Force Foundation Names West Virginia Area Grant Recipients

Keyser, WV – November 18, 2021 – The US Wind Force Foundation, Inc. today announced the recipients of the eleventh 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 and totaling $25,000 were

October 19, 2021

Clearway Begins Full Construction on Massive Solar + Energy Storage Project in Southern California

San Francisco, CA – Clearway Energy Group LLC (“Clearway”) announced the start of full construction today at its Daggett 3 Solar Power + Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project in San Bernardino County, CA.  When completed, the entire Daggett project footprint will encompass 482 MW of solar power and a remarkable 394 MW of energy

Clean energy means opportunity. #EnergyTransitionforAll helps ensure that workers & communities will benefit from t… https://t.co/o5WMnmESvF

Aug 17, 2022 06:47 pm 1 1

RT @HwnElectric: .@ClearwayEnergy dedicated its Mililani I Solar project last Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. The project uses solar energy and ha…

Aug 17, 2022 06:29 pm 0 4

Thank you, @POTUS, and all who worked on and voted for the most transformative clean energy legislation in our nati… https://t.co/tYO3qeGYm4

Aug 16, 2022 08:17 pm 7 0

On #ACPW22 we're thrilled to announce our partnership with @hiringourheroes, which has helped 617,000+ #veterans tr… https://t.co/o5GBbqYWv4

Aug 16, 2022 08:02 pm 2 1

#ICYMI: Yesterday kicked off the start of #ACPW22! Our vision is a world powered by clean energy. We’re excited to… https://t.co/dMHPx6XAqg

Aug 16, 2022 04:56 pm 3 2

RT @JulianSpector: Right place, right time: I happened to land in Hawaii just in time to see Oahu's 1st large-scale solar+storage plant kic…

Aug 16, 2022 04:42 pm 0 8

Congress just passed groundbreaking climate & clean legislation 🎉 The #InflationReductionAct delivers cost savings… https://t.co/bHXeH0tvjj

Aug 12, 2022 09:47 pm 7 1

RT @GovHawaii: This 39-megawatt solar power plant will replace some of that coal energy and will reduce our dependence on oil during the tr…

Aug 12, 2022 02:26 pm 0 9

RT @HakanAgnevall: Wärtsilä is proud to lead the clean energy economy in #Hawaii and addressing #climate change in partnership with @Clearw

Aug 12, 2022 02:15 pm 0 2

RT @HwnElectric: Mililani I Solar – the first of nine clean energy projects slated to come online on Oahu through 2024 – is now feeding low…

Aug 12, 2022 01:00 am 0 3

The 39 MW Mililani Solar plant is paired with 156 MWh of battery storage – generating enough electricity for more t… https://t.co/U92QnXSG7P

Aug 12, 2022 12:02 am 2 0

Thank you to @GovHawaii and all of our partners for joining us on this landmark day..

Aug 11, 2022 10:02 pm 3 0

Today we hosted a traditional Hawaiian ceremony to commemorate the operations of our Mililani solar + storage plant… https://t.co/D0D52VXWOf

Aug 11, 2022 10:01 pm 12 0

Aloha from Hawai’i! Clearway is delighted to celebrate the completion of the *first* grid-scale #solar + storage po… https://t.co/odKxok13Ku

Aug 11, 2022 04:17 pm 30 7

...You’ve helped make this country stronger, healthier & more resilient. —Craig Cornelius, CEO, Clearway Energy Group

Aug 07, 2022 10:41 pm 5 0

...by addressing concerns that are top of mind for the American people.Thank you to the senators & staff who worked… https://t.co/NBTwnfs77Q

Aug 07, 2022 10:41 pm 2 0

Today the Senate passed legislation that will make a monumental difference in our communities & help us build a bri… https://t.co/WfhFVsEAsa

Aug 07, 2022 10:41 pm 10 0

Wind, solar & storage create good, family-wage jobs in WV. The Inflation Reduction Act will create many more. In fa… https://t.co/oyL8QkXTOA

Aug 03, 2022 09:31 pm 39 15

When we replaced the wind turbines at our Pinnacle power plant in West Virginia, a whopping 85% of the materials we… https://t.co/r2zNLF7ai1

Jul 29, 2022 06:11 pm 14 2

“Americans from Washington to West Virginia want the same thing: lower costs, reliable power, and a healthy environ… https://t.co/Cq8y4HIP9C

Jul 28, 2022 06:40 pm 7 1

This week, Clearway hosted county & state lawmakers from Mineral, Grant, and Tucker Counties in West Virginia for a… https://t.co/n7a6cJSMUZ

Jul 28, 2022 05:31 pm 4 0

Shout out to our wind farm site team in Sweetwater, Texas! The team at our 101 MW South Trent wind farm volunteered… https://t.co/HSmE5iTF49

Jul 27, 2022 09:44 pm 9 1

RT @HighPlainsTech: This group of GWO - Advanced Rescue Training/Refresher students exceeded the instructors expectations and were on point…

Jul 01, 2022 06:32 pm 0 1

Congrats to the team that repowered Pinnacle Wind for being awarded @POWERmagazine 's Reinvention Award! We're deli… https://t.co/tcz0ETqYqy

Jul 01, 2022 06:01 pm 2 1

Wishing everyone a safe & sunny July 4th weekend ☀️ https://t.co/plD8qIcTq1

Jul 01, 2022 03:11 pm 11 1

RT @SecGranholm: Great to see U.S. companies stepping up on domestic manufacturing of solar panels. Together, we'll achieve @POTUS' vision…

Jun 22, 2022 09:28 pm 0 31

RT @USCleanPower: Investing in #CleanEnergy means investing in US #manufacturing & American workers. #ACPMembers @TheAESCorp @ClearwayEnerg

Jun 21, 2022 08:17 pm 0 6

Today, Clearway and other leading solar developers proudly launched a $6 billion initiative to help establish 7 GW+… https://t.co/XxZzx636KU

Jun 21, 2022 05:45 pm 6 3

We call this lambscaping… …we’ll see ourselves out. https://t.co/1IINGOvqoo

Jun 17, 2022 03:27 pm 36 6

Here’s how we’re celebrating #GlobalWindDayhttps://t.co/j7eiM9bP35

Jun 15, 2022 11:53 pm 8 3