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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

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

January 22, 2019

NRG Community Solar is Now Clearway Community Solar

New York, NY – January 22, 2019 – NRG Renewables and its Community Solar division, NRG Community Solar, have formally become Clearway Community Solar under a new parent company, Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”). Clearway is one of the largest Community Solar providers in the United States, committed to expanding access to solar power while providing

January 13, 2019

Clearway Energy Group and Hawaiian Electric Sign PPAs to Develop 75 MW of Low-Cost Renewable Energy

HAWAII–Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Hawaiian Electric (HECO) have signed power purchase agreements to construct two solar projects on Oahu, Mililani I Solar and Waiawa Solar Power. The power purchase agreements have been submitted to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for review. The Mililani I solar project, located in the Mililani Agricultural Park, is

December 18, 2018

Ecolab signs 100 MW Renewable Energy Agreement with Clearway Energy Group

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Dec. 18, 2018 – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources, has signed an agreement to support Clearway Energy Group’s 418 megawatt (MW) wind farm, Mesquite Star, in Fisher County, Texas. Construction of the Mesquite Star wind farm is

Thank you to MA Attorney General Maura Healey & @mitenergy for a lively discussion on solar consumer protection thi… https://t.co/BWInVUMOAz

Oct 16, 2019 02:51 pm 1 1

We're proud to help Hawaii reach its goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045 with clean, affordable and local #solarhttps://t.co/i9Ty6SSiJZ

Oct 16, 2019 02:44 pm 2 3

We are all inspired by the idea of 100% clean energy by 2050. Now the question is: how do we reach major interim go… https://t.co/A7ncsO0iEV

Oct 15, 2019 06:01 pm 1 0

Calling all Maine residents: you now have access to clean energy choices & savings! #Communitysolar allows Maine fa… https://t.co/gqQa4pioi3

Oct 09, 2019 07:25 pm 4 2

Do you dream of a world powered by clean energy? Can you balance a budget in your sleep? Wake up and help EXCELerat… https://t.co/wTegIEardH

Oct 09, 2019 04:30 pm 2 0

Great to hear from @SenCapito this morning at the West Virginia Energy Summit. We're proud to operate the Pinnacle… https://t.co/1tPf691pnA

Oct 08, 2019 02:07 pm 1 0

Are you an #undergraduate student with a passion for sustainability? Enter the 2019 Clearway Community Solar Essay… https://t.co/erUg5xvC51

Oct 07, 2019 03:26 pm 1 2

Are you a strong contract negotiator ready to pave the way for #cleanenergy progress? We’re #hiring a Strategic Win… https://t.co/PbHQbsZj68

Oct 07, 2019 01:32 pm 1 0

Members of the MA Clearway team turned out for an oversight hearing led by Sen. @MarcRPacheco on SMART program refo… https://t.co/vSVT0fcwxY

Oct 04, 2019 05:57 pm 5 0

Are you a systems efficiency guru with a knack for project management? We’re #hiring an Operations and Compliance M… https://t.co/kT0NeZelM2

Oct 04, 2019 01:30 pm 2 0

Are you fluent in SCADA software? Interested in designing, testing + implementing systems used for electric grid mo… https://t.co/1EJe1CIB8c

Oct 01, 2019 01:45 pm 0 0

Our Clearway team had an absolute blast biking @ClimateRide’s Green Fondo this weekend and raising money for… https://t.co/MqXwE7wTML

Sep 30, 2019 09:36 pm 9 2

We’re looking for an Accounting Manager to join our Scottsdale office and lead a team of professionals focused on… https://t.co/bxNg80LjoU

Sep 30, 2019 08:15 pm 1 0

Today at the @SPIConvention Clearway's Director of Public Policy, Hannah Muller, joined panelists from @NYSERDAhttps://t.co/0asGyqQ927

Sep 25, 2019 07:52 pm 12 1

THIS JUST IN! We are excited to announce that we are the Platinum winners of the 2019 @CleanieAwards for Midsize Co… https://t.co/MRkSDEcDph

Sep 24, 2019 08:10 pm 9 3

Happy Tuesday from the @SPIConvention, where Clearway's own SVP of External Affairs, Ray Long, is joining energy ex… https://t.co/WkNJRJWbyq

Sep 24, 2019 06:37 pm 3 0

U.S. farmers are embracing an alternative means of turning sunlight into revenue during a sharp downturn in crop pr… https://t.co/4B6ecDx417

Sep 24, 2019 02:48 pm 2 0

Last week @NYCLV released a report with recommendations to expand #windenergy & #solarenergy in New York. Read more… https://t.co/nkF7Uwj704

Sep 23, 2019 04:29 pm 2 0

MA has led the nation in allowing families + businesses to choose #communitysolar. We’re proud to play a role in MA… https://t.co/BD9ewx6GEP

Sep 20, 2019 06:16 pm 1 0

Do you have a soft spot for due diligence and financial modeling in the renewable energy sector? Well, today’s your… https://t.co/w17igI5pSR

Sep 18, 2019 08:32 pm 0 1

ICYMI: Check out this great @business piece on how #solar and #wind are expected to power half the globe by 2050 an… https://t.co/b2KSdISfda

Sep 17, 2019 08:33 pm 2 2

We’re still jumping for joy in celebration of our 3 new #solar projects in Hawaii! Read more about how these projec… https://t.co/APtT9E8A8W

Sep 16, 2019 09:43 pm 5 1

Do you have a knack for negotiating and managing contracts? Ready to roll up your sleeves & help shape the clean en… https://t.co/3hI6NqhY6C

Sep 12, 2019 03:15 pm 2 1

RT @GovHawaii: Today we gathered to celebrate the state’s largest solar project. Kawailoa, Waipi‘o & Mililani Solar II will supply @HwnElec

Sep 11, 2019 08:53 pm 0 4

ICYMI: Yesterday we launched operations of 3 #solar projects in Hawaii! Thanks to the support from @GovHawaii,… https://t.co/dFt3kRLP7z

Sep 11, 2019 07:18 pm 4 2

Are you a #cleanenergy storage wonk? We’re hiring a SCADA Engineer to join our San Francisco office to help manage… https://t.co/oT094ENLpj

Sep 11, 2019 05:12 pm 1 0

Read our joint press release with Hawaiian Electric here: https://t.co/dFJy6Ahvgl

Sep 11, 2019 12:05 am 1 0

Today we celebrated the completion of Hawaii's largest block of solar projects with a traditional Hawaiian blessing… https://t.co/d0SZz8IghC

Sep 11, 2019 12:05 am 18 3

Happy Tuesday from Illinois where Clearway's Barry Matchett, @SEIA's Regulatory Counsel & Midwest Regional Director… https://t.co/cLblpVMM5Z

Sep 10, 2019 02:59 pm 7 5

Can you imagine your office perched 300 feet above the ground? We’re #hiring a Scottsdale-based Turbine Engineer to… https://t.co/G1X3zRKHTA

Sep 09, 2019 10:33 pm 3 0