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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 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

February 10, 2022

Clearway Completes Black Rock Wind Farm in Northeastern West Virginia

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it reached commercial operations on Black Rock, a 115 MW wind farm that spans West Virginia’s Grant and Mineral counties and will increase the state’s wind energy generation by 15 percent. Black Rock is contracted under long-term power purchase agreements with customers Toyota Motor North

December 16, 2021

Clearway Completes Additional Long-Term Solar + Energy Storage Contracts for Riverside, CA. Projects

San Francisco, CA. – Clearway Energy Group LLC (Clearway) announced today that the entire output from its Arica Solar + Energy Storage Project, under development on land controlled by Bureau of Land Management (BLM) jurisdiction, in Riverside, CA., is under contract.  The three customers, Clean Power Alliance (CPA), Peninsula Clean Energy, and PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP)

December 14, 2021

Pinnacle Wind Farm Repowering, West Virginia’s First, Adds Nearly 16% More Generation & Boosts Local Economy

San Francisco, CA. – Clearway Energy Group LLC (“Clearway”) announced today the completion of all repowering at its Pinnacle Wind Farm in Mineral County, West Virginia.  The repowering of 23 new turbines at the site produces nearly 16 percent more energy and created approximately 50 full-time construction jobs in 2021 under Project Labor Agreements with

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

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

Clean energy and conservation go hand-in-hand. Our new Riverside County solar + storage farms will make enough car… https://t.co/WrhKH0tfS9

May 24, 2022 04:43 pm 8 1

Our SVP, External Affairs, Ray Long will speak at the @reuters Renewable Finance and Investment North America in Da… https://t.co/f8dIrDOld5

May 18, 2022 07:07 pm 0 0

Wind energy in West Virginia means well-paying union jobs and economic opportunity in local communities. Thank you… https://t.co/M6zak3eaKr

May 18, 2022 05:16 pm 13 4

Mississippi’s largest #solar project is underway! The 100 MW Wildflower Solar project will increase the state's sol… https://t.co/F3lLhep2Ax

May 18, 2022 01:40 pm 3 0

This year’s @USCleanPower event will feature an inaugural DEI awards luncheon. We’re thrilled that Clearway’s Head… https://t.co/NI4vjuutPt

May 12, 2022 07:50 pm 11 2

Join Clearway this May in observing #MentalHealthAwareness, a time dedicated to ending the stigma on mental illness… https://t.co/j15fdrhJWO

May 12, 2022 04:35 pm 1 0

It’s that time of the year again! Join industry leaders including our CEO, Craig Cornelius at @USCleanPower 2022 in… https://t.co/X27MACjEKF

May 12, 2022 01:22 pm 8 1

We’re wishing everyone a happy Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage month! #AAPIHeritageMonth https://t.co/0OAwJh705r

May 11, 2022 07:43 pm 0 0

“Today marks a major milestone for West Virginia.” Republicans and Democrats agree that wind power is creating jobs… https://t.co/a5mCzbq3Jr

May 11, 2022 05:03 pm 6 4

The Black Rock wind farm has created hundreds of union jobs & economic opportunity in the Mountain State. Our CEO t… https://t.co/4ISS6tuuQr

May 10, 2022 03:54 pm 5 0

Today we joined friends and partners to cut the ribbon at Black Rock, our newest #wind farm in West Virginia delive… https://t.co/2PWA8sRqiJ

May 06, 2022 03:51 pm 12 1

Wind energy creates good, family-wage jobs in West Virginia. Meet that growing workforce ⤵️ https://t.co/UkHAoAIGNR

May 06, 2022 01:10 pm 4 2

The Black Rock power plant just gave West Virginia a 15% boost to its wind capacity. We’re thrilled to become the l… https://t.co/3U9u1UcFR9

May 05, 2022 08:13 pm 10 2

Trade restrictions on #solarpanels are harming US workers, raising energy costs, & undermining climate goals. We ur… https://t.co/I1JF2JWJwh

May 02, 2022 06:39 pm 11 5

We're proud to join more than two dozen renewable energy companies to help lower energy bills for the Maine familie… https://t.co/mqHeAHFvYS

Apr 22, 2022 08:59 pm 2 0

RT @NYSE: We’re proud of the efforts made by the #NYSECommunity to foster meaningful change in the world. This #EarthDay we highlight @Clea

Apr 22, 2022 04:30 pm 0 3

#cleanenergy is breaking records. CA ran on nearly 100% renewable energy and across the country, wind energy was th… https://t.co/UNOPkrYQJm

Apr 22, 2022 03:16 pm 8 1

We were honored to welcome Washington Governor @GovInslee for an #EarthWeek celebration at our Rattlesnake Flat win… https://t.co/7TSdhpXWfZ

Apr 21, 2022 01:03 pm 10 2

Thanks to @NBCNewsNow and @nbcaaron for joining Clearway's SVP John Woody for a tour of Rosamond Solar in Kern Coun… https://t.co/3BJtsBA4eA

Apr 20, 2022 11:22 pm 1 0

On #NationalBigWindDay we're celebrating the wind-powered workforce from West Virginia to Washington. Every day, Cl… https://t.co/5Wr4LpgHog

Apr 12, 2022 02:06 pm 5 0

Clearway is observing #CelebrateDiversityMonth with an Allyship 101 presentation featuring USC adjunct professor Wa… https://t.co/MmxqIgSDnI

Apr 04, 2022 01:00 pm 1 0

Headed to Reuters’ Utility-Scale Solar & Wind 2022 conference in Houston on June 21-22? Clearway’s Paul Zavesoff wi… https://t.co/ySZA28D5H7

Mar 29, 2022 05:45 pm 1 0

Are you attending @USCleanPower’s 2022 Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference? Be sure to join Clearway for c… https://t.co/NdHAf1Rnse

Mar 28, 2022 10:05 pm 3 1

All this progress speaks to the hard work and dedication of our team members, the commitment of our customers and s… https://t.co/G8WdA67Ywl

Mar 28, 2022 06:47 pm 1 0

Our growth means more jobs and local investment. We created 2,600+ construction jobs and contributed $643,000 in ch… https://t.co/SMeBsXYEd9

Mar 28, 2022 06:47 pm 0 0

We saw huge strides in sustainability, including how we protect, conserve, & enhance biodiversity, preserve natural… https://t.co/L4dX1A9fv9

Mar 28, 2022 06:47 pm 0 0

“To do good by our customers, our communities, our environment, and our people.” That’s in our mission here at Clea… https://t.co/XwJI8ovwKg

Mar 28, 2022 06:47 pm 2 0

The Department of Commerce’s decision to investigate Auxin’s meritless petition is a setback for American workers,… https://t.co/R9YR5EzzLQ

Mar 28, 2022 05:00 pm 12 4

(2/2) The #ET4All initiative will help expand opportunities for workers, create value in communities, & ensure that… https://t.co/rVHKm7v1Vf

Mar 23, 2022 07:58 pm 6 1