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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 11, 2020

Clearway Energy Group Completes Construction on Texas Wind Project

419 MW Mesquite Star contracted with institutions and corporate customers, including Ecolab, Lowe’s, Intuit, and Brown University SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced that it completed construction and brought online Mesquite Star, a 419 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Fisher County, Texas. Mesquite Star is contracted under an aggregation of long-term power agreements

June 9, 2020

Clearway’s solar and storage projects move Massachusetts closer to renewable energy goals

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) today announced the completion of Partridgeville and Wilmarth, two new community solar projects paired with energy storage. The projects reached commercial operations and completed commissioning in May. The projects will boost grid reliability and climate resiliency in the Commonwealth while also contributing to the state’s energy storage target

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

RT @AEEnet: #Webinar Aug. 20 at 1pmET: Are renewables + #energystorage ‘Hybrids’ the future of #energy #power gen? Experts @NextEraEnergyR

Aug 05, 2020 06:19 pm 0 3

RT @TXAdvEnergyBiz: Join Us for an @AEEnet Webinar Aug. 20, 2pmCT: Are renewables + #energystorage ‘Hybrids’ the future of power gen? Exper…

Aug 05, 2020 06:19 pm 0 2

RT @AWEA: #WindPower Fact of the Day: Wind energy has some of the lowest environmental impacts of any source of electricity generation. Sin…

Jul 30, 2020 07:40 pm 0 18

RT @Energy_Leaders: Want to support #Cleanenergy in #Illinois? Curious about how #communitysolar works? Join us Thursday in partnership w/…

Jul 27, 2020 10:02 pm 0 5

RT @RattlesnakeFlat: Check out that rotor installation! #windenergy #windpower https://t.co/tJ2PGmY54S

Jul 23, 2020 06:25 pm 0 6

RT @AWEA: Another example of how #windpower helps leading companies like @Lowes reach company #sustainability commitments like reducing car…

Jul 21, 2020 10:14 pm 0 3

We often hear clean energy is sustainable, but power generation is just one part of the equation. Our blog by Ray K… https://t.co/TSVLfJUYu6

Jul 21, 2020 07:30 pm 3 1

RT @cnsrvtxns4nrg: Congratulations to @Lowes! Your partnership with @ClearwayEnergy is contributing to rural economic development and clean…

Jul 20, 2020 08:14 pm 0 1

A few more for good measure! https://t.co/3TnO7f2kfX

Jul 09, 2020 06:39 pm 1 1

What do wind, solar & kids have in common? ABUNDANT ENERGY! Clean-energy-inspired crafts are a great way to channel… https://t.co/hJLOQXUoI9

Jul 09, 2020 05:32 pm 3 1

In 1931, Thomas Edison reportedly told a friend, “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy.” Today, investors a… https://t.co/Z7vNv4FT0J

Jul 08, 2020 04:56 pm 4 1

We’re #hiring an IT Senior Systems Specialist to design, administer & support our Renewables Operations IT Systems.… https://t.co/k0tRetNZNb

Jul 02, 2020 01:50 pm 1 1

At Clearway, we stand with clean energy colleagues & leaders to eradicate systemic racism, which disproportionately… https://t.co/HAnTMF1pTe

Jul 01, 2020 09:53 pm 5 4

We’re #hiring a Principal, Strategic Procurement to join our growing team! This individual will assist with vendor… https://t.co/H3uSZmVFKX

Jul 01, 2020 12:56 pm 1 1

Ever wonder what it takes to construct a #wind farm? Follow along @RattlesnakeFlat to see our 160 MW wind project u… https://t.co/W8giX4VySE

Jun 30, 2020 11:02 pm 5 1

We’re humbled to be able to lend support during the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to companywide participation from team… https://t.co/7RRUD8fiI3

Jun 30, 2020 07:39 pm 2 2

We’re #hiring a Manager, Billing & Collections to oversee and optimize billing, monitoring, and reporting for our C… https://t.co/iZXWIMMsj6

Jun 30, 2020 07:22 pm 1 0

Polling data from @pewscience shows once again the overwhelming & bipartisan support for shifting to cleaner & more… https://t.co/AmTynFNOmY

Jun 24, 2020 08:17 pm 0 2

RT @AWEA: More #windpower added to the grid in Texas ➡ 419-MW Mesquite Star #Texas wind project brought online. https://t.co/mcepetfD2l @Cl

Jun 22, 2020 05:48 pm 0 6

RT @AWEA: #WindPower Fact of the Day: Wind energy delivers over $1.6 billion a year in state and local tax and landowner lease payments. Th…

Jun 22, 2020 05:46 pm 0 18

We’re #hiring a Senior Manager, Project Development to oversee projects in development for commercial operation. If… https://t.co/MnCjbM9f2S

Jun 22, 2020 02:16 pm 0 0

We’re building out our renewables pipeline team & need a Manager, Project Development to help develop our wind & so… https://t.co/cwdfjjF8I9

Jun 19, 2020 12:49 pm 1 2

We’re #hiring an Analyst, Project Development to develop & execute construction of the renewable energy projects in… https://t.co/QZN7DIFY0e

Jun 18, 2020 09:29 pm 1 3

RT @Ecolab: We’re one step closer to meeting our climate ambition with the opening of the @ClearwayEnergy Mesquite Star wind farm, which w…

Jun 18, 2020 04:03 am 0 5

From Clearway, we reiterate our strong commitment to equal treatment for LGBTQI+ people in the workplace and to act… https://t.co/rkYbWN2lIH

Jun 15, 2020 09:48 pm 3 2

We vehemently support today's long overdue Supreme Court decision affirming constitutional protections against disc… https://t.co/1L6W2GPy2L

Jun 15, 2020 09:48 pm 3 2

ICYMI: We’ve flipped the switch on our 419 MW Mesquite Star wind farm in Fisher County, Texas! Mesquite Star create… https://t.co/9Sqh8f1jaF

Jun 12, 2020 04:27 pm 12 3