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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

March 11, 2020

Clearway Completes Construction Financing on Rosamond Central

San Francisco, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed debt financing for its 192 MW Rosamond Central solar project in Kern County, California. NordLB acted as the Coordinating Lead Arranger, while CIT and Zions served as Joint Lead Arrangers. Construction is led by McCarthy Building Companies and is targeted for completion

February 11, 2020

Clearway Completes Second Major Repowering Project in Texas

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”), through its ownership interest in Repowering Partnership II LLC, has completed its second wind repowering project. Wildorado, a 161 MW wind farm located in Oldham County, Texas, originally constructed in 2007, began post-repowering operations in January. Construction for the repowering was led by Mortenson and turbine equipment was

February 11, 2020

Clearway Completes Financing of Rattlesnake Flat

San Francisco, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed debt financing for its 160 MW Rattlesnake Flat wind project in Adams County, Washington. KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, and Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. jointly acted as Mandated Lead Arrangers. Rattlesnake Flat will provide power to Washington-based utility Avista

February 6, 2020

Clearway Signs Power Contracts for West Virginia Wind Farm

AEP Energy and Toyota power purchase agreements will support 110 MW Black Rock wind construction SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it signed power purchase agreements with AEP Energy and Toyota for Clearway’s 110-megawatt Black Rock wind farm, in Grant and Mineral counties, West Virginia. The power contracts will enable both

January 16, 2020

Clearway Completes Financing on its Fifth Community Solar Fund

Clearway Continues Market-Leading Presence in Fast-Growing Asset Class in Solar SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed financing on its Community Solar Fund V – a diversified portfolio of 21 projects totaling 76 MWdc across Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and New York. CIT acted as Coordinating Lead Arranger and Sole

December 4, 2019

Clearway Completes Its First Wind Repowering Project in Texas

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”), through its ownership interest in Repowering Partnership II LLC, has completed its first wind repowering project. Elbow Creek, a 122-MW wind farm located in Howard County, Texas, originally completed in 2008, began post-repowering operations in November. Construction for the repowering was led by Mortenson and turbine equipment was

November 22, 2019

US Wind Force Foundation Names West Virginia Area Grant Recipients

Local board selects recipients for Pinnacle Wind Farm’s $22,000 grant distribution Keyser, WV – November 21, 2018 – The US Wind Force Foundation, Inc. today announced the recipients of the ninth round of grants from its Community Benefit Fund associated with the Pinnacle Wind Farm, which is operated by Clearway Energy Group. Eighteen grants ranging

September 10, 2019

Clearway Energy Group Completes Construction on Three Hawai’i Solar Projects

The projects, including Hawai‘i’s largest, will help the state meet its 100 percent clean energy goal O‘AHU — Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”), in partnership with Hawaiian Electric Company, Kamehameha Schools, Moss Solar, and others, has brought online three grid-scale solar power projects on the island of O‘ahu that will significantly contribute to Hawai‘i’s goal of

September 9, 2019

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

June 18, 2019

Clearway Energy Group signs over 1,400 MW in wind turbine agreements in the past nine months

San Francisco –Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) has signed agreements for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (“Siemens Gamesa”) to supply Clearway over 1,400 MW. Siemens Gamesa is providing varying wind turbine types to both build new projects and to repower existing projects in Oklahoma, Texas, Washington, and West Virginia. This week Clearway also announced the financial close

June 17, 2019

Clearway Energy, Inc. Announces Equity Commitment in Repowering Partnership

PRINCETON, NJ — Clearway Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEN, CWEN.A) (“Company”), today announced that, through an indirect subsidiary of the Company, it has entered into binding equity commitment agreements in the previously announced partnership with Clearway Group to enable the repowering of two of its existing wind assets, Wildorado and Elbow Creek. These agreements commit the

May 13, 2019

Clearway Energy Group Closes Financing and Starts Construction on 419 MW Texas Wind Farm

Last week, Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) closed financing and commenced construction on Mesquite Star, a 419-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Fischer and Nolan counties in Texas. Mizuho led the bank group, including KeyBank, MUFG, and Santander, that will provide a loan to finance construction of the wind farm. BHE Renewables is providing a tax equity

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Mar 27, 2020 04:03 pm 2 0

Our people, first and foremost, define Clearway. More than ever, we’re inspired by our colleagues across the countr… https://t.co/Io8SIIGwFh

Mar 26, 2020 07:41 pm 9 2

Clearway is proud to help NY work toward its clean energy goals. We support reforms to renewable siting in 2020 bec… https://t.co/2l7pT144YM

Mar 13, 2020 04:32 pm 8 1

Thrilled to close financing & begin construction on Rosamond Central, our 192 MW solar project contracted with citi… https://t.co/WvqT40lBiq

Mar 11, 2020 08:36 pm 6 2

The #VirginiaCleanEconomyAct marks a major step forward for Virginia's #cleanenergy future. Thanks @JennMcClellanVAhttps://t.co/ffMuVilBsm

Mar 10, 2020 01:21 pm 12 5

Wind is clean, affordable, and reliable - and now it’s the dominant source of renewable energy nationwide. Proud to… https://t.co/VUG9pPNPyk

Mar 06, 2020 02:50 pm 2 0

In the last 5 years, employment in the #solar industry grew 5x faster than job growth in the overall US economy. It… https://t.co/f0Zz1nEwWV

Mar 05, 2020 08:35 pm 1 2

RT @MAMortensonCo: Along with our valued partner @ClearwayEnergy, we are thrilled to announce that the repowering of the Wildorado wind far…

Feb 28, 2020 01:39 am 0 1

Happy Thursday from Maine! We're glad to be on the ground, talking #cleanenergy with the community and working towa… https://t.co/FN64NAuF4Y

Feb 27, 2020 07:19 pm 3 2

Great work being done in New York to advance renewable energy. Thanks to @NYGovCuomo for continuing to lead on clim… https://t.co/1QZQLGw1qC

Feb 25, 2020 07:12 pm 1 1

Thanks to @SEIA for hosting Clearway’s policy director Hannah Muller and others to discuss the future of… https://t.co/FuRFfwH7ea

Feb 25, 2020 03:18 pm 17 2

In an increasingly tough economic climate for farmers & ranchers, selling access to wind energy has proven to be a… https://t.co/MPROqoGoQ1

Feb 24, 2020 05:47 pm 2 0

Our Origination team got to spend a few hours volunteering (and cuddling) with furry friends and we’re pretty jealo… https://t.co/aJSbKBn9fv

Feb 21, 2020 05:45 pm 7 1

#ICYMI Yesterday was officially declared “Colorado Renewable Energy Day”! Thanks to @GovofCO for supporting clean e… https://t.co/Bajiemf8Rg

Feb 20, 2020 09:11 pm 2 0

We’re #hiring a Plant IT Systems Specialist to support our IT systems, coordinate projects, and ensure that product… https://t.co/TZZHNEJSex

Feb 20, 2020 02:00 pm 1 0

The time is always right to celebrate the women of the clean energy workforce! We’re thrilled that Clearway’s Saman… https://t.co/PLNfRAW4Bg

Feb 19, 2020 06:19 pm 7 1

Do you have a passion for renewable energy and a knack for root cause analyses? We’re #hiring a Principal Wind Engi… https://t.co/Dqe5quiqWv

Feb 19, 2020 06:06 pm 1 0

NEW: The U.S. #solar industry now employs 250,000 workers, adding 5,600 solar jobs in 2019 and over 150,000 jobs si… https://t.co/J9pXRraMVn

Feb 19, 2020 02:23 pm 1 0

We’re excited to close financing on our latest round of #communitysolar projects and expand access to affordable, l… https://t.co/NHD23iUhQx

Feb 18, 2020 04:07 pm 1 0

Solar & wind are critical solutions to climate change - and new data shows that they’re already working! Renewables… https://t.co/6O2MUmXqQ0

Feb 14, 2020 04:13 pm 0 2

Congratulations to Clearway’s East External Affairs Head Dan Hendrick and his husband NYC Councilmember Jimmy Van B… https://t.co/z8yosJ1VWH

Feb 14, 2020 03:02 pm 12 1

Just closed financing on our 160 MW Rattlesnake wind project in Washington & are ready to begin construction in the… https://t.co/u8RxYF54Qy

Feb 13, 2020 04:58 pm 0 0

We just completed the repowering of our 161 MW Wildorado wind farm in TX, allowing it to continue generating clean,… https://t.co/VagpgHMBoY

Feb 13, 2020 03:03 pm 1 0

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Feb 12, 2020 10:18 pm 4 1

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Feb 12, 2020 02:53 pm 2 1

The new decade is looking bright with affordable clean energy ✅ more storage ✅ states working toward 100% renewable… https://t.co/fuTj5VPauZ

Feb 11, 2020 09:13 pm 1 2

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Feb 11, 2020 06:35 pm 3 1

ICYMI: Wind turbines make very polite neighbors. And they're farm-friendly! https://t.co/D4U8mvVpBN

Feb 10, 2020 07:01 pm 1 0

Thanks to #BERC for inviting Clearway’s development manager Erin Sweet to discuss the opportunities & challenges of… https://t.co/LC6oyQVO3Y

Feb 08, 2020 12:55 am 2 1