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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

September 30, 2020

Massachusetts Towns Subscribe to Local Community Solar + Storage Farms

Stoneham, Winchester, Natick advance state’s climate and clean energy goals SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Clearway Community Solar announced today that the Massachusetts towns of Stoneham, Winchester, and Natick have subscribed 11.4 megawatts (MW) of new community solar projects, all paired with energy storage, helping fulfill the state’s renewable energy goals, reduce

September 14, 2020

Clearway Breaks Ground on Community Solar Projects in Illinois

Community solar gives residents, businesses, universities, and municipalities option to choose local clean energy, lower bills SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Clearway Community Solar announced today that construction began on the company’s first community solar projects in Illinois. The four community solar farms under construction represent 12 MW of Clearway’s 60

August 27, 2020

Pinnacle Wind Farm’s 2020 Grant Application Now Open for Area Nonprofits

Community Benefit Fund to distribute $20,000 in grants administered by US Wind Force Foundation 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

August 10, 2020

Clearway Completes Financing on its Sixth Community Solar Fund

66 MWdc of Community Solar to be Constructed in New York, Massachusetts, and Illinois SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it closed more than $180 million of debt financing for its Community Solar Fund 6 – a diversified portfolio of 19 projects totaling 66 MWdc that will serve commercial and

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

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Oct 20, 2020 11:55 pm 0 4

American farmers are investing in a different kind of cash crop: solar energy. Check out this @SolarAccess video on… https://t.co/Wn4YIaIdl1

Oct 19, 2020 06:31 pm 5 1

ICYMI: @SEIA’s new #SolarMeansBiz shows that #solar is more popular than ever with American businesses. Corporate-d… https://t.co/TMoS0QZ6xy

Oct 16, 2020 02:33 pm 1 1

Minnesota lawmakers joined Clearway for a tour of Northfield Community Solar, which serves 200+ residents & busines… https://t.co/mCq128mh5N

Oct 15, 2020 05:57 pm 3 2

Energy storage prices have plummeted by 85% over the last decade and there is no question it will play a dominant r… https://t.co/8NJSmZ8Y2b

Oct 15, 2020 01:29 pm 0 0

There's a deep-rooted commitment to the communities where we live & operate in the renewable energy industry. We’re… https://t.co/SXUlYqegUn

Oct 14, 2020 04:53 pm 2 1

Has #cleanenergy ever been cuter?! Here's a little Thursday reminder of why we're working to create a better & more… https://t.co/F4CmLaaCbi

Oct 08, 2020 03:38 pm 7 0

Our Rosamond Central team just installed the project’s 609,168th (and final) solar module! At 192 MW, Rosamond will… https://t.co/HtioAvubi9

Oct 06, 2020 10:56 pm 15 2

ICYMI: We are excited to now serve 3 MA towns with #communitysolar + storage! Thanks for helping us share the good… https://t.co/XCxboxqCOX

Oct 05, 2020 07:57 pm 1 0

We’re #hiring a Senior Electrical Engineer to provide technical support, guidance, and project management to the Cl… https://t.co/K71IoZ2RxQ

Oct 01, 2020 01:00 pm 1 0

We're glad to share that the MA towns of Stoneham, Winchester & Natick have subscribed to 11.4 MW of… https://t.co/aRHQkUFJZo

Sep 30, 2020 04:00 pm 5 1

We’re #hiring an Engineer, Power Electrics to help develop our team’s solar inverter & wind converter strategies, a… https://t.co/86zfFOOTxw

Sep 30, 2020 01:00 pm 0 0

Today marks one year since the Clearway team pedaled for #cleanenergy & climate progress at @ClimateRide's Green Fo… https://t.co/qaAkDo09Y8

Sep 29, 2020 08:04 pm 1 1

October is the last month for college students to apply for Clearway's 2020 scholarship! If you know a college stud… https://t.co/fij7iJSo1r

Sep 29, 2020 03:23 pm 2 2

We're proud to support @hiringourheroes in their mission to connect the military community to meaningful employment… https://t.co/tZOW7igdvx

Sep 29, 2020 01:04 pm 2 1

We're #hiring a Renewable Site Administrator to oversee operations of our San Juan Mesa Wind Site in New Mexico. Re… https://t.co/ofdYgeCpPs

Sep 29, 2020 01:00 pm 0 0

Every week is #ClimateWeek when you’re on a mission to build a world powered clean energy! We’re proud to play a pa… https://t.co/fh2MIb6GfZ

Sep 23, 2020 08:59 pm 4 0

RT @SolarPowerWorld: Clearway breaks ground on four Illinois community solar projects @ClearwayEnergy - https://t.co/leYV1hPWZs

Sep 14, 2020 09:22 pm 0 6

RT @SolarKelseyM: The four community solar projects will serve more than 1,800 residential and commercial subscribers in the ComEd service…

Sep 14, 2020 08:09 pm 0 2

We've broken ground on our first #communitysolar projects in Illinois! Community solar gives residents the option t… https://t.co/vcWB8CzBra

Sep 14, 2020 05:54 pm 6 0

@GermainLussier If you could please DM us or email us clearwayhelpnow@clearwayenergy.com we will ensure that this g… https://t.co/MN1Q8GoXfR

Sep 02, 2020 12:46 am 0 0

@GermainLussier Thank you for bringing this to our attn. The safety of our communities & employees is our 1st prior… https://t.co/8TVxxWtogL

Sep 02, 2020 12:44 am 1 0

Clearway is proud to join @LocalEnergy4All to promote local solar energy and encourage federal and state policymake… https://t.co/ywVyikyhEP

Sep 01, 2020 06:04 pm 4 1

We're #hiring an Analyst, Capital Markets to join our team! This role advances solar and wind nationwide and work a… https://t.co/yk7m1mlnWl

Sep 01, 2020 01:26 pm 0 0

This week marks Clearway's second anniversary! We're proud of this team who in two short years has helped put hundr… https://t.co/5lW0oENAfX

Sep 01, 2020 01:17 pm 4 1

We’re #hiring a Manager, Asset Management to help support a team responsible for commercial management of more than… https://t.co/LZZj5BjHZx

Aug 31, 2020 01:19 pm 1 2

We’re #hiring a Construction Project Manager to establish project objectives and oversee scheduling, budget, client… https://t.co/wienrnA7pZ

Aug 28, 2020 03:36 pm 2 0

RT @RattlesnakeFlat: Blades are going on up at Rattlesnake Flat! #windenergy https://t.co/mHGudQ1T0c

Aug 27, 2020 04:41 pm 0 8

We're proud to work in an industry committed to supporting the communities where we work and live. Check out @SEIA'… https://t.co/dlYx4MyGcI

Aug 25, 2020 05:11 pm 1 1

We’re in search of a Solar Technician II to perform corrective, preventive, and emergency maintenance at our… https://t.co/ecovZYhqKg

Aug 21, 2020 01:00 pm 0 0