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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

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Sep 12, 2019 03:15 pm 1 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 17 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 6 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

Great piece from @SolarAccess + @NECEC on the opportunity to accelerate #solar development in MA ☀️ @MassDOERhttps://t.co/pVy08qYnfz

Sep 05, 2019 02:47 pm 2 0

ICYMI: New recommendations from @votesolar encourage expanding the SMART program to 4800 MW in order to increase… https://t.co/3cshvNtiBj

Sep 05, 2019 01:54 pm 4 4

This new report from @votesolar provides valuable insight into the state of #solar in #Massachusetts and how MA can… https://t.co/g7qX0Hf7ii

Sep 04, 2019 02:21 pm 4 1

The 2019 @BloombergNEF New Energy Outlook report reveals that building new #wind or #solar is cheaper than fossil f… https://t.co/30jAmTKNPL

Aug 29, 2019 05:54 pm 3 1

New reports from @EIAgov show that #solar energy met 2.7% of U.S. electric demand for the first half of this year!… https://t.co/51sadcVivh

Aug 27, 2019 06:53 pm 1 1

Great piece in @bangordailynews on Maine’s efforts to transition to a clean energy economy + the need for all hands… https://t.co/3xoCmdbKgw

Aug 26, 2019 09:15 pm 2 0

ICYMI: A new study found that #cleanenergy jobs now outnumber jobs in the fossil fuel industry 5 to 1 in California… https://t.co/QOpRATZGEn

Aug 22, 2019 06:43 pm 1 1

We applaud the ambitious #cleanenergy goals @GovEvers has set for #Wisconsin to be 100% carbon-free by 2050. The po… https://t.co/68El3fq3Jz

Aug 20, 2019 03:59 pm 2 1

A new @MIT report shows that investing in renewable energy promises health benefits far more valuable than expected… https://t.co/6zxPxdHico

Aug 19, 2019 04:45 pm 7 4

The American #windenergy industry powers over 100,000 jobs and will generate over $70 billion in supply chain deman… https://t.co/ebxjl7qhSI

Aug 16, 2019 02:35 pm 6 2

Innovation in #wind has made it a top renewable energy resource nationwide – and today, wind generates enough clean… https://t.co/JW6xzVdM0Q

Aug 15, 2019 01:30 pm 7 3

Did you know that the #wind energy sector pays over $1 billion in local & state taxes and landowner rental agreemen… https://t.co/q1CKYUqUWB

Aug 14, 2019 01:29 pm 5 3

Not only is #windenergy powering our planet - it's leading the charge to save it, too! #Windpower is one of the qui… https://t.co/fO9UAY1BOh

Aug 13, 2019 01:20 pm 3 2

As renewable energy powers becomes a growing share of our electric grid, more and more people like Phillip are join… https://t.co/Pn6WndWIpW

Aug 12, 2019 02:03 pm 6 3

We're ready to launch into #AmericanWindWeek! 🎉This week, we're celebrating the 100,000+ Americans building our cle… https://t.co/F5d5wZqbU3

Aug 12, 2019 02:00 pm 2 2

As the demand for #solar and #wind grows, so does the opportunity to work in the cleantech industry! In 2018, clean… https://t.co/HTYB2JBuy9

Aug 07, 2019 07:17 pm 1 0

Saving the planet✅Saving you money✅Saving the bees✅ You may know that #solarenergy is good for the planet + your wa… https://t.co/kcowhSNfUx

Aug 05, 2019 10:52 pm 7 1

Members of the Clearway team partnered with @StMarysFoodBank this week & packed 1,100+ food bags for the Scottsdale… https://t.co/LaHzapN8Mz

Aug 02, 2019 08:23 pm 4 2

ICYMI: Mayors from 252 cities & towns in all 50 states + 1 territory have committed to making #solarenergy a key co… https://t.co/ihMWrSlI8j

Aug 02, 2019 01:47 pm 0 0

It's a beautiful morning in Fort Bridger, Wyoming! This breathtaking view of our Mountain Wind projects makes the… https://t.co/TQUIQdv7vt

Aug 01, 2019 05:53 pm 14 5

Congrats to @ChattAirport for becoming the first American airport powered by 100% #solarenergy! Read more about how… https://t.co/nbhekTPWmV

Jul 31, 2019 03:51 pm 0 0

We were honored to spend time this week stuffing backpacks for students in need with Family Giving Tree! Thank you… https://t.co/LOjZem4jO9

Jul 31, 2019 01:58 pm 4 0