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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

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

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

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

Through storage, the world will be able to fully harness renewable energy, capturing the bountiful supply of wind a… https://t.co/34joKgxI58

Feb 18, 2020 03:28 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 11 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

It's been a busy week here at Clearway, but there's always time to talk clean energy! Here's @RepCasten & Clearway'… https://t.co/Forsewj7LG

Feb 12, 2020 10:18 pm 4 1

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Feb 12, 2020 02:53 pm 1 2

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

Thanks to the hard working team at @BooneCoHealthNE! We're happy to lend a hand however we can 🌟 https://t.co/XlEUE26EsF

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

We’re thrilled to team up with @Toyota & @AEPenergy on our Black Rock wind farm. Working together with our state, l… https://t.co/5WqaGVlCuF

Feb 07, 2020 03:06 pm 10 2

This @BloombergNEF report shows corporations continue to be a record-setting source of demand for #cleanenergy. In… https://t.co/iZbqS3EjYe

Feb 03, 2020 03:44 pm 0 0

We’re hiring a Maintenance Supervisor, DG Solar to oversee operations of our distributed generation community solar… https://t.co/lRQkrnjfac

Jan 31, 2020 02:00 pm 7 4

#DYK: Between 2010-2018, wind capacity in the US more than doubled & utility-scale solar capacity grew by a factor… https://t.co/i7GiYnTVWV

Jan 23, 2020 08:13 pm 0 2

We’re #hiring a Network Operations Architect to oversee the evaluation, design & implementation of our network conf… https://t.co/LD457CXv12

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

RT @SEIA: The 2010s were packed with historic #solar growth. Let's look back at the top solar milestones of the last 10 years: https://t.co

Jan 03, 2020 04:36 pm 0 53

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

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Dec 06, 2019 03:00 pm 7 3