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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 3, 2023

Black Rock Community Benefit Fund Grant Application Open for Area Nonprofits

Elk Garden, W.Va. – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) today announced that the Black Rock Community Benefit Fund is now accepting applications from qualified nonprofits for grant funding. Black Rock, a 115-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Mineral counties, is indirectly owned and operated by Clearway.   The Black Rock Community Benefit Fund was established to provide

January 12, 2023

Clearway Completes O’ahu’s Second Utility-Scale Solar + Battery Farm

Waiawa, Hawai‘i — Clearway Energy Group’s (Clearway) 36-megawatt (MW) solar farm with 144 MWh of battery storage on Kamehameha Schools’ lands in Waiawa in Central O‘ahu recently achieved commercial operations after passing all of its necessary commissioning tests. The site will generate enough clean electricity to power more than 7,600 homes each year. “We are

November 29, 2022

Grant Recipients Announced for Pinnacle Wind Farm’s Annual Community Benefit Fund

Keyser, WV – The US Wind Force Foundation, Inc. today announced the grant recipients for the Community Benefit Fund sponsored by Pinnacle Wind, which is indirectly owned and operated by Clearway Energy Group. Sixteen grants ranging from $400 to $3,000 and totaling $23,030 were allocated to local organizations, bringing the wind farm’s total donations to

October 11, 2022

Clearway Energy Group Signs Long-Term Power Purchase Agreements with PacifiCorp for Two Wind Projects

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced a new set of long-term power purchase agreements (PPA) with PacifiCorp, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary. The PPAs will directly support the construction of two wind energy projects: the 280 MW Two Rivers Wind project, which is jointly developed and owned with BluEarth Renewables US LLC (“BluEarth”)

August 31, 2022

Pinnacle Wind Farm’s 2022 Grant Application Now Open for Area Nonprofits

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 (“Clearway”). The Clearway Community Benefit Fund was established to provide locally-controlled financial resources for

August 11, 2022

Clearway Completes O‘ahu’s First Utility-Scale Solar + Storage Power Plant  

Mililani, Hawai‘i — Clearway Energy Group (Clearway), a national independent power producer and leading solar energy developer in Hawai’i, announced today that it completed construction and reached commercial operations at its Mililani Solar I plant. This is Clearway’s fourth solar plant on O’ahu and the island’s first utility-scale solar and battery storage power plant, which

June 21, 2022

Leading US Solar Companies Announce Consortium to Spend Over $6bn on Solar Modules and Support Expansion of Domestic Supply Chain

Leading independent power producers, The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), Clearway Energy Group (Clearway), Cypress Creek Renewables, and D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI), have formed the US Solar Buyer Consortium to support expansion of the domestic solar supply chain and drive the growth of the American solar industry. Increasing solar energy deployment is essential to

May 25, 2022

Clearway Community Benefit Fund Allocates Grants to 21 West Virginia Organizations

Elk Garden, W.Va. – The US Wind Force Foundation, Inc. today announced the recipients of the first round of grants from Clearway’s Black Rock Community Benefit Fund. Twenty-one grants ranging from $500 to $20,000 and totaling $133,214 were allocated to nonprofits, community services organizations, educational institutions, and other institutions in Grant and Mineral counties. The

May 25, 2022

Clearway Enterprise’s Sponsor, Global Infrastructure Partners, Announces Strategic Partnership with TotalEnergies

PRINCETON, NJ and SAN FRANCISCO — Clearway Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEN, CWEN.A) (the “Company”) and its renewable development partner and parent company, Clearway Energy Group LLC (“Clearway Group”), today announced that Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has formed a strategic partnership with TotalEnergies SE (“TotalEnergies”) in the U.S. renewable energy sector. Through this partnership, TotalEnergies will

May 6, 2022

Clearway Cuts Ribbon at Black Rock Wind Farm, West Virginia’s Newest Power Plant 

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the commencement of commercial operations for the newly-constructed Black Rock, a 115 megawatt (MW) wind farm that spans West Virginia’s Grant and Mineral counties. Black Rock is contracted under long-term power purchase agreements with customers Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and AEP

March 23, 2022

Clearway Celebrates 340 MW Mesquite Sky Wind Farm Completion with Iconic Customers in West Texas 

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (Clearway) joined Deere & Company and Whirlpool Corporation to celebrate reaching commercial operations last quarter at its 340 MW Mesquite Sky wind farm in Callahan County, Texas. The two corporate customers previously signed long-term virtual power purchase agreements for Mesquite Sky’s renewable energy, helping each company make progress toward

February 11, 2022

Black Rock Community Benefit Fund Grant Application Open for Area Nonprofits

Elk Garden, W.Va. – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) today announced that the Black Rock Community Benefit Fund is now accepting applications from qualified nonprofits for grant funding. Black Rock, a 115-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Mineral counties, is indirectly owned and operated by Clearway. The Black Rock Community Benefit Fund was established to provide

We’re lucky to have Isaiah on our team and grateful for the partnership with @ewvctc! https://t.co/SOb2C1hIZw

Feb 03, 2023 02:07 pm 2 1

This #BlackHistoryMonth we’re focusing on #mentalhealth among Black Americans. Clearway’s Black Inclusion Group wil… https://t.co/dWBlU0twcH

Feb 02, 2023 08:02 pm 0 0

We're so excited that Mililani Solar is a finalist for Project of the Year at #TheCleanieAwards! It’s a worthy cont… https://t.co/zN8i75DCzu

Jan 26, 2023 08:52 pm 0 0

Thank you DOE Deputy Secretary Turk & his special assistant Mailinh McNicholas for making the time to visit our sol… https://t.co/TalwQwAzgO

Jan 23, 2023 11:32 pm 11 2

Hawaii is well on its way to 100% carbon-free power. We’re proud to be a part of that story and reach our vision of… https://t.co/6nKpuwBkLc

Jan 19, 2023 09:35 pm 2 0

ICYMI, our newest solar + battery storage project in Hawaii is officially online & delivering clean & reliable powe… https://t.co/iDRI3xRx9M

Jan 19, 2023 09:35 pm 10 5

We're excited to announce commercial operations at our second utility-scale solar + battery farm in Hawaii! The pro… https://t.co/mVshuSHXnD

Jan 12, 2023 07:04 pm 16 4

How do we continue delivering value to customers amid supply chain constraints and delays? Read Clearway’s VP of Or… https://t.co/jJnTCRUjie

Jan 09, 2023 10:26 pm 1 0

Clearway's vision is a world powered by clean energy. A world where reliable, affordable, carbon-free power is avai… https://t.co/shUKQkBgpy

Jan 04, 2023 09:28 pm 6 0

We had a lot of fun discovering the many hidden talents among our colleagues! Huge thanks to all who joined Clearwa… https://t.co/8HqvQ7hDNv

Jan 04, 2023 07:11 pm 3 0

We look forward to helping create that future under Jason’s leadership. Full statement from Clearway CEO Craig Corn… https://t.co/I1LPipR6LW

Dec 09, 2022 03:53 pm 4 2

We are thrilled to welcome @JasonGrumet to lead @USCleanPower into the next chapter of the energy industry. Clean e… https://t.co/VZqdLPIA1e

Dec 09, 2022 03:53 pm 12 1

The Clearway team came out in full force to help organize and participate in The Mountain State’s first-ever clean… https://t.co/FnGU9OXyYy

Dec 08, 2022 09:53 pm 16 2

RT @CoalfieldWV: Special thanks to @ClearwayEnergy for partnering with us on a fantastic roundtable. It was great to be with so many amaz…

Dec 08, 2022 02:04 pm 0 4

Congratulations to the many people at Clearway & at our partners @HwnElectric, @wartsilacorp & @NEXTracker who had… https://t.co/D09NrvEMeO

Dec 07, 2022 09:12 pm 6 0

What an honor for Hawaii's first utility-scale #solar + battery storage farm to be recognized as @Solar_Builder's p… https://t.co/883EyuvYgW

Dec 07, 2022 09:12 pm 6 0

We're disappointed by the Department of Commerce's preliminary determination today, which poses a major setback for… https://t.co/4P2lWsVtMl

Dec 02, 2022 09:59 pm 2 0

Meet Andrew, one of Clearway's techs at our Pinnacle wind farm. Like many West Virginians, Andrew comes from a fami… https://t.co/SE1lm3Q4KF

Dec 01, 2022 06:19 pm 15 4

Ever wonder what the view is like from the top? Grab the latest copy of the @NewYorker, which features a wonderful… https://t.co/4EkAXtaTnQ

Nov 29, 2022 06:44 pm 8 2

Shout out to the Clearway Community Solar team for being a finalist in @ENERGY’s Sunny Awards! The Illinois Guarant… https://t.co/tcyoGrGliW

Nov 15, 2022 01:54 pm 8 1

Proud to honor the service, sacrifice & commitment of our veterans. This #VeteransDay, our VTRN inclusion group con… https://t.co/MW340xWF49

Nov 11, 2022 01:43 pm 3 1

RT @CleanPowerUSA: It's #ElectionDay! Do you have a plan to #vote today? The Clean Power Voter tool makes it easy to find all the informati…

Nov 08, 2022 05:53 pm 0 2

RT @gardenandhealth: Hawaii is making efforts to move away from burning imported oil, which costs the state $5 billion yearly. With Mililan…

Nov 08, 2022 05:05 pm 0 2

We’re excited to join @marec_action & @USCleanPower in Charleston in December for the first-ever "West Virginia New… https://t.co/J85OFVosUp

Nov 07, 2022 07:32 pm 4 2

Clearway’s Nicola Park sat down with the @solar_coaster podcast and our project partners @mossconstruct &… https://t.co/G7jlQ40z3w

Nov 01, 2022 07:31 pm 1 0

Clearway’s site admins at our wind and solar farms are the heart & soul of our team! We’re grateful for all they do… https://t.co/YZ8uFk5L7w

Oct 14, 2022 12:40 pm 6 1

We’re thrilled to announce our latest PPAs with @PacifiCorp for two new wind farms in Wyoming & Idaho. Together, Tw… https://t.co/KKUl3EYZi0

Oct 11, 2022 12:28 pm 9 3

RT @NCEWConf: ICYMI: @ClearwayEnergy's CEO Craig Cornelius at the #NCEW Policy Makers Symposium: #NCEW #CleanEnergyWeek https://t.co/yvpWI5

Sep 30, 2022 04:12 pm 0 1

What an honor! Clearway’s Mililani solar-plus-storage power plant in Oahu is making big waves and is up for… https://t.co/Qic6yUcfBY

Sep 30, 2022 01:11 pm 7 1

We’re disappointed by today's outcome on this important legislation and look forward to the next opportunity for se… https://t.co/cAbWLb9yef

Sep 28, 2022 12:57 am 3 0