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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 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

April 30, 2019

Clearway Celebrates Opening of Community Solar Farms Across Hudson Valley

Poughkeepsie, NY – April 30, 2019: Clearway Energy Group yesterday welcomed state and local officials, community partners and industry leaders for a “Solar Farm-to-Table” gathering to launch Clearway’s Underhill Community Solar Farm as well as Clearway’s broader Community Solar fleet in New York that recently became active in 2019.  The event was co-hosted by Poughkeepsie-based

March 19, 2019

Avista Selects Clearway Energy Group’s Rattlesnake Flat Wind Project for Power Purchase Agreement

SPOKANE, Wash. – March 19, 2019: Avista, through a request for proposal issued in June 2018, has selected to purchase power generated by the proposed Rattlesnake Flat Wind project in Adams County, Washington. Rattlesnake Flat Wind, a wind energy facility permitted and being developed by renewable energy developer Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”), will provide Avista

February 28, 2019

Clearway Energy Group and Hawaiian Electric Approved to Develop 75 MW of Low-Cost Renewable Energy on O’ahu

HAWAII – On Monday, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved power purchase agreements between Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Hawaiian Electric Company for the construction of two solar projects on O’ahu: Mililani I Solar and Waiawa Solar Power. The power purchase agreements were previously executed and submitted for review by the PUC in December

February 4, 2019

Clearway Community Solar Partners with Hudson Valley Community Supported Agriculture Coalition

New York, NY – February 4, 2019 – Clearway Community Solar today announced a new partnership with the Hudson Valley Community Supported Agriculture Coalition to underwrite a fund designed to expand Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programming and help bring more local, farm-fresh produce to underserved communities. Clearway Community Solar has committed $10,000 to the CSA

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Jan 21, 2020 08:51 pm 0 0

Clearway’s Julia Zuckerman joined @SEIA at today’s #NorCalEnergyExpo to discuss the future for #communitysolar in C… https://t.co/CrCBWMnhVI

Jan 17, 2020 07:28 pm 13 5

Are you a FAN of #cleanenergy? We are, too. We’re #hiring a Wind Technician in TX to help us keep our turbines up a… https://t.co/IRWwg5urfA

Jan 17, 2020 03:42 pm 2 1

We're thrilled and honored to be recognized by the @cleanieawards for our work to build a world powered by… https://t.co/I4hYt4ev66

Jan 09, 2020 04:57 pm 5 0

Packed house at the @CAAlliance legislative breakfast, where @wvlegislature @SpeakerHanshaw announced support for a… https://t.co/AZHeqpoaZ8

Jan 08, 2020 04:22 pm 1 0

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Jan 03, 2020 04:36 pm 0 52

As we enter the new year, we're looking back at the #cleanenergy progress we made in 2019 for inspiration. Three ch… https://t.co/Ekh6q2dBBt

Jan 02, 2020 08:30 pm 2 1

Happy Wednesday from this #cleanenergy cutie! All in favor of making this little one the new face of Clearway? https://t.co/IeYIODYfNl

Dec 18, 2019 07:14 pm 4 0

The future is bright thanks to schools like this that help students prepare for a career in clean energy. We need a… https://t.co/rhsxFbvkvM

Dec 16, 2019 03:24 pm 0 0

@HwnElectric Honored to partner with HECO on these solar farms and look forward to many more together! ☀️

Dec 09, 2019 08:06 pm 0 0

RT @AWEA: AWEA and our members love America’s #windpower and #solar communities! Check out how AWEA-member @ClearwayEnergy has built bonds…

Dec 09, 2019 08:01 pm 0 4

RT @Windpower_Eng: Clearway Energy repowers 122-MW Texas wind farm | https://t.co/Y0wOHnpvNx | @MAMortensonCo @ClearwayEnergy https://t.co/…

Dec 09, 2019 08:01 pm 0 2

BLOG ALERT🚨Investing in the communities we call home is where the real work of building a clean energy future begin… https://t.co/QUKUigyZZM

Dec 06, 2019 03:00 pm 7 3

Passionate about renewable energy AND the people that make it possible? We want to work with you! We're #hiring a H… https://t.co/sbJCfUV1IC

Dec 06, 2019 02:41 pm 2 0

Think #solar is cool? Same. If you want to get involved in the #cleanenergy revolution, we want to help. We're… https://t.co/YUcDleaqFz

Dec 05, 2019 06:00 pm 1 0

We’re #hiring a Community Solar Project Development Manager to drive the development and commercial execution of so… https://t.co/y7Yg9aKIH4

Dec 05, 2019 03:45 pm 3 1

We're excited to be a part of @SEIA's #SolarPolicySummit, hearing from experts including Clearway's Director of Mar… https://t.co/Vo62DO7ttr

Dec 04, 2019 09:55 pm 3 1

Thrilled to announce the completion of our first wind repowering project! Repowering Elbow Creek in Texas created m… https://t.co/0JOKuHPpEd

Dec 04, 2019 09:51 pm 2 1

Happy Monday from some of our favorite NEIGH-bors at our Alta Wind project in Mojave! We love that these wild horse… https://t.co/AyXkgRhi2v

Dec 02, 2019 06:30 pm 7 2

We need all hands on deck to build a 100% #cleanenergy future. Kudos to @RepMcEachin for introducing the 100% Clean… https://t.co/4jBwXO7BWb

Nov 25, 2019 08:58 pm 0 0

We're excited to announce that the 2019 Pinnacle Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Grant recipients have been select… https://t.co/VxY5h2KQit

Nov 22, 2019 06:26 pm 2 2

We are proud to support American Wind Wildlife Institute's (AWWI) work & excited to join the board. Clearway & AWWI… https://t.co/Sns913SajJ

Nov 22, 2019 01:45 pm 1 0

Clearway is #hiring a #renewables project management #intern to support our #Scottsdale team in developing project… https://t.co/rucckZGRXW

Nov 21, 2019 12:03 am 1 0

Farmers across the country are using #solar to shore up the bottom line. @ENERGY reports the number of farm acres d… https://t.co/zUgjsIjje1

Nov 18, 2019 06:09 pm 1 0

Barry Matchett and Zadie Oleksiw from Clearway’s external affairs team had a blast chatting all things #solar at… https://t.co/OaN4bMK74V

Nov 15, 2019 09:49 pm 4 0

Community solar means that all American households and businesses can access clean, affordable and local renewable… https://t.co/bnAkRImRk9

Nov 13, 2019 07:33 pm 5 1

Calling all compliance gurus! Clearway is #hiring a NERC Engineering Manager to implement the Electric Regulatory C… https://t.co/VFf81P7KS7

Nov 13, 2019 02:20 pm 0 0

Last week our very own Grace Hsu spoke with @UCBerkeley students about career opportunities in clean energy. Thanks… https://t.co/P4bc3np1nr

Nov 12, 2019 08:11 pm 3 0

RT @AWEA: "Wind has been a great fit for me & has helped me reintegrate into civilian life. I finally have a career that offers stability &…

Nov 11, 2019 09:27 pm 0 6

We’re proud to work alongside more than fifty veterans within Clearway and thousands more across the clean energy i… https://t.co/PWs5C0XDRU

Nov 11, 2019 07:14 pm 16 5