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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

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

December 16, 2018

Clearway Energy Group to Increase Access to Solar; Awarded Community Solar Contracts Under New York’s Groundbreaking ‘Solar for All’ Program

New York, NY – December 6, 2018 – Clearway Energy Group took an important step forward in increasing access to solar to customers across the country when it was awarded two Community Solar contract awards under New York’s groundbreaking “Solar 4 All” program. The awards build on Clearway’s market-leading position in Community Solar as the

December 4, 2018

AmerisourceBergen to Install More Than Two Megawatts of Solar Arrays at California Distribution Facility

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA. – DECEMBER 2018 – Taking another strong step toward sustainable operations, AmerisourceBergen announced a 2.27 megawatt (MW) solar installation at its California facility. Coupled with a solar power purchase agreement (PPA), the installation will be AmerisourceBergen’s most high-profile commitment to renewable energy to date. The comprehensive solution was developed by Clearway Energy Group.

Happy WINDsday 🌬️ICYMI: check out this @thehill piece from Sen. @MartinHeinrich on how #wind is producing reliable,… https://t.co/nbuBrD57h8

Jul 17, 2019 02:26 pm 2 1

Wind power output in Scotland is at an all-time high! The country has generated more than enough affordable clean… https://t.co/qtAsjHKWpc

Jul 16, 2019 10:04 pm 1 1

Solar powers more than 2 million American homes & businesses. This new #Ilovemysolar campaign from @VoteSolar &… https://t.co/7UqLz5yzO8

Jul 10, 2019 09:49 pm 8 4

We’re proud to be on the frontlines of #communitysolar in the Northeast. Stop by the Northeast Solar & Storage Foru… https://t.co/vzopE1J927

Jul 09, 2019 07:37 pm 5 2

Today, Clearway's @DanHendrick had a chance to personally thank @GovJanetMills + the Maine legislature on passing L… https://t.co/lYx06c5DaA

Jun 27, 2019 06:10 pm 9 3

At Clearway, we're on a mission to create a world powered by clean energy and according to @BloombergNEF's latest d… https://t.co/jJuk0yjLXF

Jun 25, 2019 07:10 pm 3 1

With offices and clean energy assets across the country, the Clearway team is making strides towards a world powere… https://t.co/BG9WzWoBRi

Jun 24, 2019 02:06 pm 4 4

Kudos to @NYGovCuomo + @NYGov on the Climate Leadership & Community Protection Act. We’re proud of the work we’re d… https://t.co/xEDkKGIXIQ

Jun 20, 2019 03:38 pm 10 4

The U.S. became #2MillionSolarStrong in Q1 2019 and now we’re on pace to doubling that with 4 million #solar instal… https://t.co/LBuzr2g5fk

Jun 19, 2019 09:10 pm 4 2

Every day our employees bring us one step closer to a world powered by clean energy. Ready to join the clean energy… https://t.co/XsP05tEeJb

Jun 19, 2019 02:00 pm 7 3

Solar energy plays a critical role in America’s growing energy economy. We’re thankful the Trump Administration has… https://t.co/EE6iMLEVvy

Jun 18, 2019 05:43 pm 0 0

We’re thrilled to partner with @SiemensGamesa and grow the wind economy! Between building new wind & repowering exi… https://t.co/UR6MnSZwmk

Jun 18, 2019 04:11 pm 2 0

Did you know “US power plants can produce more energy from clean sources than coal for the first time in history”?… https://t.co/XnOqaZjHwD

Jun 12, 2019 03:15 pm 4 1

Great piece from Seth Wescott + Sen. @evitelli on how clean energy policy under @GovJanetMills has created almost 1… https://t.co/KewATGovCT

Jun 11, 2019 04:53 pm 2 1

Yesterday, members of the Clearway team participated in the San Francisco Bloomberg @SquareMileRelay to raise money… https://t.co/ZNYk9uIITv

Jun 07, 2019 04:52 pm 2 1

The future is bright with these rising stars! Welcome to our visiting interns, who are joining us for the summer to… https://t.co/VaFEx1vIpG

Jun 07, 2019 01:44 pm 6 3

Last week, the Clearway team went to Paradise to support the Oroville Hope Center’s work to rebuild the communities… https://t.co/9NajqTFtzW

Jun 04, 2019 05:33 pm 2 2

The U.S. wind energy industry generates substantial tax revenue for counties and states while bringing new jobs and… https://t.co/uGBGgOuS97

May 31, 2019 03:39 pm 5 3

Solar and wind are a growing force in our economy and deliver clean, affordable, and reliable energy across the cou… https://t.co/sQM4B3wPJt

May 30, 2019 01:57 pm 5 2

We're proud to work with a utility that prioritizes a clean energy economy. Read more about how Hawaii is “align[in… https://t.co/ANyyKQvOYr

May 29, 2019 08:30 pm 4 2

Last week our VP of O&M Mitch Samuelian joined #wind industry colleagues onstage to unpack the challenges & opportu… https://t.co/uX6mmznaGL

May 28, 2019 08:41 pm 2 1

Clearway is proud to play a role in West Virginia’s energy economy! Thank you @WVGovernor + lawmakers who opened th… https://t.co/TbhbStHK0k

May 16, 2019 09:19 pm 2 1

What makes the sky blue? What’s a photon and how fast can it travel? Read our blog on sunbeams and learn the answer… https://t.co/8BlXEhUOk6

May 15, 2019 07:06 pm 1 1

With the support of @BlattnerEnergy & @Siemens_Energy, we began construction on our 419 MW Mesquite Wind Farm last… https://t.co/cgeqXRqbh1

May 13, 2019 08:45 pm 11 3

The Clearway team is celebrating #2MillionSolarStrong! There are now 2 million #solar installations providing relia… https://t.co/6l843oOPFK

May 09, 2019 08:40 pm 8 1

Today we’re celebrating America’s #2MillionSolarStrong milestone. Two million solar installations nationwide mean c… https://t.co/aVoVZjc6hg

May 09, 2019 04:16 pm 11 6

Clean energy progress isn't just possible, it’s happening! Today we join @SEIA & @votesolar in celebrating America’… https://t.co/QX1a7RIdXh

May 09, 2019 01:09 pm 11 4

Happy Wednesday from Capitol Hill! Clearway's SVP of External Affairs, Ray Long, spent the morning with @SEIA and c… https://t.co/YAjq4KVMYY

May 08, 2019 06:06 pm 5 0

Congratulations to @GovInslee + Washington state on signing #SB5116 and committing WA to #100percentclean energy! W… https://t.co/heOIUirm8W

May 08, 2019 02:15 pm 11 1

The numbers don’t lie-- #wind and #solar energy grow more efficient and affordable by the day. Read more here: https://t.co/qKAt7GOtJP

May 02, 2019 03:32 pm 0 1
Student Energy Summit 2018

When it comes to combating climate change, failure is not an option. #TBT to the Blue Planet Foundation's 2018 Student Energy Summit + the inspiring students who are helping create clean energy solutions #ForOurFuture https://bit.ly/2EGtH68

Apr 04, 2019 05:30 pm
How Are Community Solar Farms Built? - Clearway Community Solar

Community solar farms produce a powerful harvest. Read our #BrightIdeasBlog to learn more about how our #communitysolar farms are built: https://bit.ly/2Vbp0Wo

Apr 02, 2019 04:28 pm
Clearway Energy Group and Hawaiian Electric Approved to Develop 75 MW of Low-Cost Renewable Energy on Oahu

Support for projects like these by Governor David Ige the Legislature + the PUC is making #Hawaii a national leader in the #cleanenergyrevolution. We’re humbled by this vote of confidence + look forward to building more #cleanenergy with Hawaiian Electric Companies https://prn.to/2UhqIs2

Mar 28, 2019 11:13 pm
Solar grew 48x over the last 11 years. What will the next 11 bring?

Wondering what the next 11 years will bring for #solar? (Hint: Continued industry growth, more jobs + cleaner, greener economic activity in communities across the nation) https://bit.ly/2TWT0ZB

Mar 27, 2019 01:19 pm

Have you seen Sunday's recordonline.com cover story? The future of community solar is bright ☀️ Read more about our #Minisink #communitysolar farm and how we’re expanding access to clean energy in New York: https://bit.ly/2W4pCNx

Mar 22, 2019 02:25 pm