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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

May 21, 2020

Northwestern and Clearway announce historic partnership to bring clean, renewable energy to Illinois

The University is the first major commercial subscriber to Clearway’s 60 MW community solar portfolio in Illinois Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Northwestern University (“Northwestern”) announced today that Northwestern has signed up for 11.9 megawatts (MW) of Clearway’s community solar projects in Illinois, the equivalent of taking 2,934 cars off the road each year. Northwestern’s

May 19, 2020

East Bay Community Energy and Clearway Energy Group Announce Partnership to Support Local COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Grants totaling $250,000 will help fund community-based organizations serving East Bay residents and businesses and supply personal protective equipment for frontline workers in Alameda County OAKLAND, CA – East Bay Community Energy (“EBCE”) and Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced the distribution of a community benefit fund to support COVID-19 relief efforts in Alameda County. The

May 15, 2020

Construction Started on Clearway’s 160 MW Rattlesnake Flat Wind Farm in Washington

Construction is on schedule with enhanced safety measures in effect SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced that it recently began construction on Rattlesnake Flat, its 160 megawatt wind farm in Adams County, Washington. Blattner Energy, Inc. will lead construction as the EPC contractor, representing the third wind project Blattner Energy has constructed for

April 20, 2020

Clearway Energy, Inc. Announces Binding Agreements to Acquire and Invest in a Portfolio of Renewable Energy Projects

PRINCETON, NJ — Clearway Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEN, CWEN.A) (“Company”), today announced that, through indirect subsidiaries of the Company, it has entered into binding agreements related to the previously announced drop-down offer from Clearway Group (“CEG”) to acquire and invest in a portfolio of renewable energy projects. These agreements commit the Company, at closing, to

April 13, 2020

Clearway Welcomes Three New Hires to Leadership Team

SAN FRANCISCO– Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced this week the addition of three finance professionals to the company’s leadership team. Jay Stanford joins as the Vice President of Accounting, Natalie Jackson as the Head of Capital Markets, and Max Gardner as the Vice President of Corporate Finance, Treasury and Planning. “We’re thrilled to have Jay,

March 11, 2020

Clearway Completes Construction Financing on Rosamond Central

San Francisco, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed debt financing for its 192 MW Rosamond Central solar project in Kern County, California. NordLB acted as the Coordinating Lead Arranger, while CIT and Zions served as Joint Lead Arrangers. Construction is led by McCarthy Building Companies and is targeted for completion

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

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May 29, 2020 04:00 pm 2 0

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May 29, 2020 12:45 pm 2 0

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May 28, 2020 05:52 pm 4 1

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May 22, 2020 06:15 pm 0 2

RT @SolarPowerWorld: Northwestern University signs up for almost 12 MW of Illinois community solar @ClearwayEnergy @NorthwesternU - https:/…

May 22, 2020 05:02 pm 0 3

We’re #hiring a Staff Accountant to help support all aspects of renewable accounts; including data management, acco… https://t.co/2FUwnlw3ZI

May 22, 2020 03:33 pm 0 0

We're excited to launch our first Sustainability Report looking back on 2019! Read what we’re doing to prioritize c… https://t.co/r4ztCkgh9q

May 21, 2020 10:30 pm 1 0

Happy to share our 1st major community solar contract in IL w. @NorthwesternU. It's commitments like these that can… https://t.co/3qKx47tQIQ

May 21, 2020 08:43 pm 0 0

We’re #hiring a Senior Accountant to oversee financial data management and reporting, along with covering all other… https://t.co/83h68VyQm2

May 21, 2020 05:47 pm 0 0

RT @AWEA: AWEA Member Spotlight: @ClearwayEnergy @BlattnerEnergy's 160-megawatt Rattlesnake Flat wind farm recently broke ground in #Washin

May 20, 2020 05:06 pm 0 3

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May 19, 2020 08:11 pm 10 3

RT @AWEA: #Transmission is a vital piece of America’s energy #infrastructure. A well-functioning electric grid is critical to the competiti…

May 19, 2020 06:26 pm 0 22

Construction is well under way at Rattlesnake, our 160 MW wind farm in WA, with enhanced safety measures in effect… https://t.co/qZqcsJnqBb

May 16, 2020 12:05 am 7 1

We’re #hiring a Senior Manager, Grid Integration to help manage project development and integration of Clearway’s 9… https://t.co/KEp4bJYQxG

May 15, 2020 01:00 pm 0 0

We’re #hiring a Manager, Program Engineering to oversee and improve the efficiency of our wind and solar sites acro… https://t.co/fcUundAlCS

May 14, 2020 08:00 pm 0 0

Congratulations to Clearway’s Director of Commercial Origination, Robert Martine, for being elected to the Renewabl… https://t.co/hraXRWlFgV

May 12, 2020 05:52 pm 4 0

We’re #hiring an IT Senior Systems Specialist to administer support for Clearway’s Renewables Operations IT Systems… https://t.co/AVPTjv1Ff7

May 12, 2020 05:20 pm 0 0

We’re #hiring a Network Architect to oversee day-to-day production involving network design, operations, and mainte… https://t.co/4mi3LsGGmj

May 06, 2020 05:24 pm 1 0

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Apr 29, 2020 08:00 pm 7 2

We’re #hiring a Director, Strategic Procurement to build & manage strong partner relationships with key vendors, su… https://t.co/kggJuJjK9N

Apr 29, 2020 04:30 pm 0 0

Our vision is a world powered by clean energy – today, and every day. Amid the challenges overshadowing our commun… https://t.co/LTaohkWleM

Apr 22, 2020 10:40 pm 8 5

Our mission is to make clean, competitive, and reliable energy every day of the year. On today's #EarthDay, we're e… https://t.co/UBYYaxRkUf

Apr 22, 2020 08:14 pm 1 1

Congrats to @bostonsci on taking a huge step forward on its carbon reduction goals! We’re proud to partner on both… https://t.co/4CMoW2AbDy

Apr 21, 2020 06:57 pm 4 1

We're proud to welcome 3 incredible new leaders to our team: Jay Stanford joins as the Vice President of Accounting… https://t.co/eu7HXak5Fj

Apr 13, 2020 10:11 pm 5 0

Congratulations to Clearway’s Director of Markets and Regulatory Policy, Dr. Kelli Joseph, for being elected to the… https://t.co/zT06pMOJVA

Apr 10, 2020 07:20 pm 0 0

We’re #hiring a Network Architect to design, administer and support Clearway’s network systems. From overseeing fau… https://t.co/zqwjLIGJID

Apr 02, 2020 02:38 pm 1 0

We’re #hiring an IT Senior Systems Specialist to administer support for Clearway’s Renewables Operations IT Systems… https://t.co/y5ewL2LOJ2

Apr 01, 2020 05:44 pm 4 1

Ready to play a bigger part in the expansion of #cleanenergy? We’re #hiring a Senior Analyst, Business Development… https://t.co/RcLCo5inpV

Mar 30, 2020 01:59 pm 4 0

We’re #hiring a Manager- Sales & Use Tax to help oversee our enterprise-wide efforts on sales & use, gross receipts… https://t.co/clcayWlMr8

Mar 27, 2020 04:03 pm 2 0

Our people, first and foremost, define Clearway. More than ever, we’re inspired by our colleagues across the countr… https://t.co/Io8SIIGwFh

Mar 26, 2020 07:41 pm 9 2