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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 30, 2021

Pinnacle Wind Farm’s 2021 Grant Application Now Open for Area Nonprofits

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 (“Clearway”). The Community Benefit Fund was established to provide locally-controlled financial resources for worthy “bricks

July 14, 2021

Clearway Signs Long-Term Solar + Storage Contracts with Two California CCAs

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that its Victory Pass project, a 200 MW solar and 200 MWh storage site under development on BLM land in Riverside County, California, is fully contracted with two investment-grade rated community choice aggregators, Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority (SVCE) and Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE). “Solar

June 24, 2021

Clearway Closes Financing on Two Solar + Storage Projects in Hawai’i

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed $285 million in financing for two solar and storage projects in O’ahu, Hawai’i. The 39 megawatt (MW) Mililani I Solar and 36 MW Waiawa Solar Power sites will be paired with a combined 300 MWh of storage, becoming among the first integrated utility-scale

May 18, 2021

Clearway Completes Financing on its Seventh Community Solar Fund

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed more than $195 million of debt financing for its Community Solar Fund 7 – a diversified portfolio of 12 projects totaling 71 MWdc that will serve commercial and industrial customers and around 3,600 residential customers across Illinois and Massachusetts. For the debt

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

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Sep 17, 2021 07:32 pm 3 2

Happy Labor Day from Clearway! We're proud to support #AmericanJobs and help create a #cleanenergy workforce & econ… https://t.co/2e594bkSo9

Sep 06, 2021 10:11 pm 13 1

Happy Labor Day weekend! We’re honored to be a part of the clean energy work force, providing family wage jobs to m… https://t.co/3DAwPb8fub

Sep 03, 2021 01:09 pm 12 5

Look at these Grant County views at our Mount Storm Wind Farm! This is just a part of our West Virginia wind portfo… https://t.co/I0yB6hiury

Sep 01, 2021 03:15 pm 24 2

The Pinnacle Wind Community Benefit Fund is now accepting grant applications for the 2021 cycle! This fund supports… https://t.co/iYR7wjcehn

Aug 30, 2021 09:01 pm 5 3

Big thanks to the Mineral Co. Chamber of Commerce & Tourism for co-sponsoring the Mountain Streams Music & Arts Fe… https://t.co/lgh91TzQ0R

Aug 27, 2021 12:49 pm 3 0

Happy #NationalDogDay! We love any excuse to show some pictures of dogs so here’s a #tbt of some of our employees p… https://t.co/RVFXrgpTR7

Aug 26, 2021 06:02 pm 2 1

That’s a wrap on this year’s internship through our partnership with @KSNews in HI! We’re so excited to see young p… https://t.co/IoMIWlST29

Aug 20, 2021 05:06 pm 0 0

Big step forward for Americans communities! This critical bipartisan infrastructure bill will modernize the nation’… https://t.co/VZaUP3TBPr

Aug 10, 2021 06:54 pm 2 0

Investing in clean energy means powering healthy communities + putting Americans to work. Thank you to lawmakers, w… https://t.co/WgbrRYBo4D

Aug 10, 2021 05:35 pm 8 2

For Clearway’s own Sergio Loya, solar energy means clean power – and it also means good steady jobs in AZ. Action o… https://t.co/ojyEKHP1VS

Aug 10, 2021 12:59 pm 7 3

Last year, our industry installed a historic 50% more clean energy than any past year with another 26 GW now on the… https://t.co/7Og4xS10AZ

Aug 09, 2021 05:45 pm 6 1

We’re proud to #HireOurHeros & grow the number of vets who continue their careers in the #cleanenergy industry, whi… https://t.co/rLmxafBjS3

Jul 30, 2021 08:32 pm 5 1

We’re thrilled to celebrate Clearway Community Solar for its well-deserved @CMIContent Award! The team's blog broug… https://t.co/wsIQdEU8qM

Jul 29, 2021 05:34 pm 4 1

Calling all accountants! We’re #hiring a Staff Accountant to oversee timely and accurate accounting over Clearway's… https://t.co/WqRo4K03i4

Jul 27, 2021 09:01 pm 2 0

Black Rock Wind’s 1st turbine is assembled! When done, Black Rock’s 23 turbines will produce enough clean, homegrow… https://t.co/QUDcg5iiPN

Jul 27, 2021 02:32 pm 15 4

RT @USCleanPower: New polling shows that a majority of voters across all 50 states 🇺🇸 say they are in favor of transitioning to 100% #Clean

Jul 21, 2021 09:29 pm 0 5

Our nation needs a healthy economy & healthier communities, and that starts with #CleanEnergyJobs & investments. Lo… https://t.co/pC4m4403FN

Jul 20, 2021 03:19 pm 8 3

Thrilled to work with @SVCleanEnergy & @3CEnergy to expand clean energy in the Golden State! https://t.co/OrD5cHN1jA

Jul 16, 2021 10:23 pm 3 0

We’re excited to announce PPAs with @SVCleanEnergy & @3CEnergy for our Victory Pass #solar + #storage project in Ri… https://t.co/MZg2t3swef

Jul 14, 2021 07:08 pm 6 0

We’re wearing our mission on our walls at our San Francisco HQ. Let us know what you think of the new view! https://t.co/2RkGYP3Tvk

Jul 13, 2021 08:48 pm 6 0

Do you have experience leading large operations teams in power generation? We’re expanding our team & #hiring a Hea… https://t.co/67PQrZY3PC

Jul 13, 2021 02:33 pm 1 0

We’re #hiring a Senior Analyst, Portfolio Finance to oversee our solar & wind portfolio financings! We’re looking t… https://t.co/yIuhbpx827

Jul 13, 2021 12:50 pm 0 0

Happy 4th of July from Clearway! Thank you to all who have fought for our freedoms and the veterans who work beside… https://t.co/BjFM15r80u

Jul 04, 2021 04:30 pm 5 0

Pride is whatever you want it to be! It's celebrating others, pursuing happiness without fear, and being true to yo… https://t.co/V5Hh1AXGZ1

Jul 01, 2021 12:38 am 2 1

Pride is love! -- Sami Walter, Project Development Associate #PrideatClearway #PrideMonth https://t.co/hyDH7WnAYc

Jun 28, 2021 12:18 pm 0 0

Pride is fearlessly authentic! – Malcolm MacOmber, Payroll Specialist #PrideatClearway #PrideMonth https://t.co/9gqp7p4uFe

Jun 25, 2021 05:47 pm 1 0

Clearway closed financing on our two #solar + energy #storage sites in Hawaii! The Aloha State is leading the way t… https://t.co/3n2jiLljVm

Jun 24, 2021 02:59 pm 2 1

Thank you @Ohio_WV_YLA students for visiting Clearway’s Mount Storm wind farm in West Virginia! We're thrilled to… https://t.co/2gprNsEuqV

Jun 24, 2021 01:29 pm 2 0

What pride means to me: #Love, #BornThisWay, #Courage – Jim Fenolio, Utility Solar Planner #PrideatClearwayhttps://t.co/yRihkbbYHd

Jun 23, 2021 12:18 pm 2 0