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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: Art.Sasse@clearwayenergy.com

November 18, 2021

US Wind Force Foundation Names West Virginia Area Grant Recipients

Keyser, WV – November 18, 2021 – The US Wind Force Foundation, Inc. today announced the recipients of the eleventh round of grants from its Community Benefit Fund associated with the Pinnacle Wind Farm, which is indirectly owned and operated by Clearway Energy Group. Eleven grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 and totaling $25,000 were

October 19, 2021

CLEARWAY BEGINS FULL CONSTRUCTION ON MASSIVE SOLAR + ENERGY STORAGE PROJECT IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

San Francisco, CA – Clearway Energy Group LLC (“Clearway”) announced the start of full construction today at its Daggett 3 Solar Power + Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project in San Bernardino County, CA.  When completed, the entire Daggett project footprint will encompass 482 MW of solar power and a remarkable 394 MW of energy

October 14, 2021

CLEARWAY CLOSES $775 MILLION IN NEW CORPORATE FINANCING

San Francisco, CA. – Clearway Energy Group LLC (“Clearway”), one of the largest developers and operators of clean energy in the United States, announced today that it has secured corporate credit facilities totaling $775 million to fuel the growth of its renewable energy development pipeline. “We’re excited about the broad opportunity set this capital enables

September 22, 2021

CLEARWAY SIGNS SECOND CLEAN POWER CONTRACT WITH TOYOTA

San Francisco, CA –Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) to support Clearway’s 100 MW Wildflower Solar project in DeSoto County, Mississippi. Toyota will purchase the majority of the electricity the project will generate, 80 MW, to replace the high

August 30, 2021

Pinnacle Wind Farm’s 2021 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 Community Benefit Fund was established to provide locally-controlled financial resources for worthy “bricks

July 14, 2021

Clearway Signs Long-Term Solar + Storage Contracts with Two California CCAs

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that its Victory Pass project, a 200 MW solar and 200 MWh storage site under development on BLM land in Riverside County, California, is fully contracted with two investment-grade rated community choice aggregators, Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority (SVCE) and Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE). “Solar

June 24, 2021

Clearway Closes Financing on Two Solar + Storage Projects in Hawai’i

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed $285 million in financing for two solar and storage projects in O’ahu, Hawai’i. The 39 megawatt (MW) Mililani I Solar and 36 MW Waiawa Solar Power sites will be paired with a combined 300 MWh of storage, becoming among the first integrated utility-scale

May 18, 2021

Clearway Completes Financing on its Seventh Community Solar Fund

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed more than $195 million of debt financing for its Community Solar Fund 7 – a diversified portfolio of 12 projects totaling 71 MWdc that will serve commercial and industrial customers and around 3,600 residential customers across Illinois and Massachusetts. For the debt

April 19, 2021

Clearway Activates First Community Solar Farm in Illinois, Connecting 350 Customers to Local Renewable Energy

SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today the completion of its first Illinois community solar farm, expanding access to local and affordable renewable energy in the state. Clearway will energize the 3 MWdc Southland Solar Farm, just outside of Kankakee, and will activate eight more community solar farms in the coming

April 8, 2021

Clearway Begins Construction of Two Solar + Storage Projects in Central O‘ahu

Hawai‘i — Following a traditional Hawaiian blessing, Clearway Energy Group (Clearway) broke ground on two utility-scale solar projects in Mililani and Waiawa this morning, advancing the state’s goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045. The 39 megawatt (MW) Mililani I Solar and 36 MW Waiawa Solar Power sites will be paired with a combined 300

March 25, 2021

Clearway Closes Financing and Begins Construction on 55 MW Wind Farm Repowering in West Virginia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) has closed financing and begun repowering construction on Pinnacle, a 55 MW wind farm in Keyser, West Virginia. Pinnacle represents the first repowering project for Clearway in West Virginia and marks the company’s fourth overall repowering effort. “We’re thrilled to deepen our roots in West Virginia by

January 25, 2021

Clearway and Governor Jim Justice Announce Construction Start on 115 MW Wind Farm in West Virginia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and CHARLESTON, WV – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and West Virginia Governor Jim Justice today announced that construction has commenced on Black Rock, a 115 MW wind farm that spans Grant and Mineral counties. “Black Rock represents a significant investment in West Virginia’s energy economy,” said Craig Cornelius, CEO of Clearway. “We

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Nov 24, 2021 10:51 pm 6 0

A proud day for Clearway! Our very own Natalie Jackson won @PowerFinRisk’s Project Sponsor Finance Official of the… https://t.co/mqvepe6Oxx

Nov 22, 2021 10:03 pm 2 0

Thank you to veteran Clifford Bauman, a 9/11 Pentagon first responder, for sharing your story with Clearway & provi… https://t.co/DH8nBLCI06

Nov 19, 2021 03:04 pm 2 0

Clearway proudly works with US Wind Force Foundation to fund local charitable efforts around our Pinnacle Wind Farm… https://t.co/qh10lnatEG

Nov 18, 2021 02:26 pm 7 1

Thank you to all that made this energy forum so successful! Our own Julia Zuckerman joined @latimes reporter… https://t.co/nUFlCRmIlW

Nov 17, 2021 09:43 pm 2 0

A big congrats and excited for this next chapter as CEBA! Clearway actively supports the ambitious carbon-free goal… https://t.co/Dv0jTRM5RE

Nov 17, 2021 06:20 pm 1 0

Which is why Clearway’s Daggett Solar + (massive) energy storage project in San Bernardino County, CA is so critica… https://t.co/7DipiL6UUU

Nov 17, 2021 06:01 pm 2 0

Thank you @Capitol_Weekly for having our own Julia Zuckerman on such an informative panel about #renewableenergy! C… https://t.co/hldNA8gp4b

Nov 17, 2021 02:58 pm 1 1

We encourage Congress to focus on affordable, reliable renewable energy for our future. Proud to support the clean… https://t.co/taNh9lehfc

Nov 16, 2021 04:47 pm 3 0

Monumental day for clean American infrastructure! This new law empowers local communities & expands access to clean… https://t.co/5YMRm1WULN

Nov 15, 2021 10:24 pm 14 6

Spotlighting Clearway’s vets: Corporal Evan Fugett served 8 years in the army before joining Mt Storm Wind project… https://t.co/Y0pjszjbJJ

Nov 13, 2021 02:25 pm 4 0

Spotlighting our vets: Staff SGT Logan Reel continues in the Air Force Reserves while helping build WVA’s clean ene… https://t.co/lrlBxKz3rV

Nov 12, 2021 02:35 pm 7 1

Happy Veterans Day from all of us at Clearway! Their service, sacrifice & commitment make us forever grateful. Clea… https://t.co/IUHG112SQL

Nov 11, 2021 05:39 pm 3 2

In recognition of Veterans Day, Clearway commits a significant donation to @iron_freedom to support veterans strugg… https://t.co/EUsUlGg1Tz

Nov 11, 2021 01:39 pm 4 1

“If this investigation had been initiated, it would have meant long-term damaging consequences for our nation’s ene… https://t.co/ldgauMrw9z

Nov 10, 2021 10:31 pm 3 0

Esworth Carty joined us at Rosamond Central Solar after 24 years in the US Navy. He says, “My Navy training helped… https://t.co/ac2TEQ9xHm

Nov 10, 2021 01:26 pm 8 1

Hard to beat the beauty of Hawaii. This picturesque little waterfall flows within eyesight of our under constructio… https://t.co/MnGeP2JB3j

Nov 09, 2021 03:15 pm 1 0

🚨Exciting job opportunity🚨 Become a Senior Development Engineer at Clearway and help us design projects for our uti… https://t.co/qa7E5kHl1F

Nov 08, 2021 02:45 pm 0 0

Big win for American communities! This bipartisan infrastructure bill invests in modernizing the power grid, ensuri… https://t.co/8ikvMtOc2N

Nov 06, 2021 01:16 pm 2 0

#Hiring Alert! Clearway’s open Facilities & Building Relations Manager position at our thermal station in Minneapol… https://t.co/AcsaOWT7mA

Nov 05, 2021 04:33 pm 1 0

Clearway’s Taloga Wind Farm team sponsored the Energy at the Crossroads golf tournament in Seiling, OK a few weeks… https://t.co/dFcm1QqRCy

Nov 05, 2021 01:07 pm 1 0

We must take action to avert extreme weather or these disasters will only get worse. More and more American communi… https://t.co/ECQcqJPhwZ

Nov 04, 2021 01:45 pm 2 1

The Build Back Better framework contains transformational #cleanenergy policies. By investing in a 21st century cle… https://t.co/JR1jey6zWn

Nov 03, 2021 01:38 pm 4 0

Biden gets it: Time now for Congress to pass historic clean energy legislation. The #BuildBackBetter plan represent… https://t.co/CBkcKNguJx

Nov 02, 2021 02:46 pm 2 1

#COP26 presents a unique opportunity to build on the consensus that we must quickly transition to clean energy. The… https://t.co/HiDkHACP64

Nov 01, 2021 01:13 pm 5 0

Happy Halloween from everyone at Clearway! As we come to the end of spooky season & #EnergyAwarenessMonth, checkout… https://t.co/skp9WFMyV1

Oct 29, 2021 03:13 pm 1 0

#BuildBackBetter creates a watershed moment for #cleanenergy transition. On behalf of everyone at Clearway, CEO Cra… https://t.co/rlxxMRD8ZO

Oct 28, 2021 06:36 pm 0 0

This spooky season 👻 we’re featuring our Elm Street Community Solar site in Foxborough, MA which, rather than night… https://t.co/LB87lii5GB

Oct 28, 2021 03:04 pm 3 2

In a new poll released by @USCleanPower, 93% believe #cleanenergy holds the key to our energy future & 86% believe… https://t.co/KNKWBV70K5

Oct 27, 2021 06:00 pm 4 1

Bursting with pride over Clearway’s own Sharlene Honore joining @USCleanPower’s CEO @hrzichal, talking to reporters… https://t.co/5tE8MqhMQA

Oct 27, 2021 01:08 pm 5 4