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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 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

December 15, 2020

Clearway Energy Group, Avista Host Ribbon-Cutting to Mark Commencement of Commercial Operations for Rattlesnake Flat Wind Farm

SPOKANE, Wash. and SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Avista Utilities (“Avista”) hosted a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the commencement of commercial operations for the newly-constructed 160 MW Rattlesnake Flat wind farm in central Adams County, Washington. Construction of Rattlesnake Flat began in April and consists of 57 turbines that interconnect

December 7, 2020

Six Clearway Community Solar Projects Kick Off Construction Across Illinois

Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) today announced that construction is now underway on six of its Illinois community solar projects, totaling 18 MW of Clearway’s 60 MW Illinois community solar portfolio. The projects are part of an 18-project, 54 MW portfolio sold to Clearway in 2019 under a master purchase agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables, which

December 2, 2020

Clearway Completes Third Major Repowering Project in Texas at Langford Wind Farm

Clearway’s repowering of Langford wind farm increased capacity to 160 MW, increased generation by over 25% and significantly extended the life of the project Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) has finished repowering the now 160 MW Langford wind farm, increasing its nameplate capacity by 10 MW and generational output by more than 25%. The wind farm

December 2, 2020

US Wind Force Foundation Names West Virginia Area Grant Recipients

Local board selects recipients for Pinnacle Wind Farm’s $21,000 grant distribution The US Wind Force Foundation, Inc. today announced the recipients of the tenth 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

September 30, 2020

Massachusetts Towns Subscribe to Local Community Solar + Storage Farms

Stoneham, Winchester, Natick advance state’s climate and clean energy goals SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Clearway Community Solar announced today that the Massachusetts towns of Stoneham, Winchester, and Natick have subscribed 11.4 megawatts (MW) of new community solar projects, all paired with energy storage, helping fulfill the state’s renewable energy goals, reduce

September 14, 2020

Clearway Breaks Ground on Community Solar Projects in Illinois

Community solar gives residents, businesses, universities, and municipalities option to choose local clean energy, lower bills SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Clearway Community Solar announced today that construction began on the company’s first community solar projects in Illinois. The four community solar farms under construction represent 12 MW of Clearway’s 60

August 27, 2020

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

August 10, 2020

Clearway Completes Financing on its Sixth Community Solar Fund

66 MWdc of Community Solar to be Constructed in New York, Massachusetts, and Illinois SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed more than $180 million of debt financing for its Community Solar Fund 6 – a diversified portfolio of 19 projects totaling 66 MWdc that will serve commercial and

We’re expanding our team and #hiring Real Estate Managers to oversee development teams through the full project lif… https://t.co/oZgcG4stRw

Jan 15, 2021 03:11 pm 0 0

We’re #hiring a Real Estate Analyst to oversee development & curative work across multiple Clearway projects with a… https://t.co/5q8XyWe8KV

Jan 14, 2021 06:07 pm 0 1

Construction is underway at @MesquiteSky, our 345 MW TX wind farm. Mesquite Sky will create hundreds of jobs, inves… https://t.co/3Nn2ehoul7

Jan 05, 2021 06:44 pm 7 1

RT @SolarPowerWorld: Clearway Energy Group completes 192-MW Rosamond Central solar project - @ClearwayEnergy https://t.co/JnOudDhoOx

Jan 05, 2021 05:50 pm 0 2

We finished construction & started operations on our 192 MW Rosamond Central solar site, which will supply… https://t.co/EsPMEIXdfL

Jan 05, 2021 03:21 pm 6 0

RT @USCleanPower: It’s great to see this #CleanPower partnership: @HannonArmstrong & @ClearwayEnergy recently announced a joint investment…

Dec 28, 2020 10:28 pm 0 8

ICYMI: Yesterday we announced co-investments from our public affiliate, Clearway Energy, Inc., & @HannonArmstrong.… https://t.co/Rq5Vn0y3V3

Dec 23, 2020 02:07 pm 0 0

This agreement is pivotal in Clearway’s continued ability to provide clean energy at the scale our country demands… https://t.co/Z9JFJuvbzh

Dec 22, 2020 10:04 pm 0 0

More than 2,500 American jobs will be created to build & operate these clean energy assets, which will go on to sup… https://t.co/winS7VeLv5

Dec 22, 2020 10:04 pm 1 0

This geographically diverse 1.6 GW portfolio of wind, solar, & energy storage projects represents the enormous econ… https://t.co/GpHtXNNk1v

Dec 22, 2020 10:04 pm 3 1

We are thrilled to complete our largest investment portfolio to date with our public affiliate, Clearway Energy, In… https://t.co/Gy8EFd2ULr

Dec 22, 2020 10:04 pm 8 0

RT @HannonArmstrong: We’re proud to announce a new partnership with @ClearwayEnergy where Hannon Armstrong will invest in a large-scale U.S…

Dec 22, 2020 10:00 pm 0 8

We’re proud to provide @OSFHealthcare w/ #communitysolar & help the healthcare ministry move toward its sustainabil… https://t.co/KmlX8EGGim

Dec 21, 2020 02:04 pm 0 1

Reaching a 50% #RenewableEnergyFuture will create nearly 1 million new #jobs in #cleanenergy, including development… https://t.co/VUTHRRzpwb

Dec 17, 2020 09:17 pm 2 0

We’re #hiring a Wind Technician II at our Ocotillo Wind Farm near Forsan, Texas to oversee wind turbine performance… https://t.co/pzrenpuqir

Dec 16, 2020 10:17 pm 3 1

ICYMI: Yesterday we celebrated the completion of our 160 MW @RattlesnakeFlat wind farm in Adams County, WA. Rattles… https://t.co/cEWgAFvUiv

Dec 16, 2020 03:41 pm 5 0

It’s official! Our 160 MW @RattlesnakeFlat wind farm in Washington is online. Thank you to our Rattlesnake Flat pro… https://t.co/vGbbbrGcB6

Dec 16, 2020 01:34 pm 6 4

RT @Hilary_FranzCPL: Today, @ClearwayEnergy and @AvistaUtilities began operations at the new Rattlesnake Flat wind farm in Adams County. Th…

Dec 16, 2020 12:08 am 0 5

Rattlesnake Flat’s 57 American-made turbines will generate enough clean, low-cost energy to power 38,000 homes each… https://t.co/PBeRhTxBlS

Dec 15, 2020 09:23 pm 0 0

Our 160MW Rattlesnake Flat wind farm in WA is officially complete! Huge thanks to @GovInslee, @AvistaUtilities CEO… https://t.co/YRdgqPfdPi

Dec 15, 2020 09:23 pm 12 4

We’re #hiring a Sr. Manager, Regulatory Compliance to work on Clearway’s electric regulatory compliance program wit… https://t.co/qIWGVDUzU5

Dec 14, 2020 05:30 pm 2 0

Congrats to Former White House & Capitol Hill Sr. Official, Heather Zichal, for being named CEO of the American Cle… https://t.co/bUcFpqgqk1

Dec 10, 2020 11:32 pm 3 0

RT @CCRSolar: Construction is underway at 6 #Illinois community solar projects originated/developed by us, & now owned by our partners @Cle

Dec 10, 2020 10:08 pm 0 2

(2/2) We’re humbled to build on the nearly $1 million Clearway contributed this year to combat food insecurity, sup… https://t.co/aOClSKFlQz

Dec 09, 2020 05:48 pm 1 0

(1/2) In a year of unprecedented challenges, we’re grateful for the many nonprofits serving our communities and pro… https://t.co/8WgZvS6nU4

Dec 09, 2020 05:48 pm 6 0

RT @MAMortensonCo: Congratulations @ClearwayEnergy for completing the Langford #repowering project in Texas. As North America’s fleet of #W

Dec 08, 2020 04:41 am 0 2

We’ve begun construction on 6 more #communitysolar projects in Illinois! These projects will serve 2,100+ residents… https://t.co/Eqy9SLAEEf

Dec 07, 2020 06:12 pm 4 0

ICYMI: We recently completed repowering on our 160 MW Langford wind farm in Texas! We’re proud to continue investin… https://t.co/ZsaVwJjctg

Dec 04, 2020 10:01 pm 7 1

Our 160 MW Langford wind farm repowering is complete! Repowering Langford is a major investment in Texas’s economy,… https://t.co/s8ibLDMCcH

Dec 02, 2020 10:20 pm 4 1

The next decade is critical in the fight against climate change. Thank you @Reuters #ETNA2020 for hosting… https://t.co/40BNmndRGY

Nov 23, 2020 02:30 pm 12 3