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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

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

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)

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Dec 02, 2022 09:59 pm 0 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 9 2

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 3 0

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 6 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 2 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 0 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 10 4

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

Permitting remains a major barrier to a reliable, affordable, and clean energy future – and reform is essential for… https://t.co/OBS3VlGxCW

Sep 28, 2022 12:57 am 7 2

Congratulations to Kevin Kodama, whose short film Shikata Ga Nai won "Best Cinematography" at the SFSU-hosted Film… https://t.co/pNpJxkEli3

Sep 27, 2022 10:54 pm 0 0

We're delighted to sponsor this year's #NCEW22 by @CRESenergy! Join CEO Craig Cornelius & SVP Natalie Jackson along… https://t.co/Ac4WGUW4ZW

Sep 20, 2022 06:23 pm 6 1

Clean energy's potential won’t be realized if developers can’t get their hands on the equipment needed to build win… https://t.co/JxNERsyIxW

Sep 16, 2022 04:35 pm 1 0

This year, Clearway's HOLA Employee Inclusion Group will host a guest speaker, Dr. Jean Andino, for a company-wide… https://t.co/ureAoRnRBE

Sep 15, 2022 08:59 pm 0 0

Today marks the beginning of #HispanicHeritageMonth2022, which is dedicated to honoring and acknowledging the contr… https://t.co/1O9ICSfuOt

Sep 15, 2022 08:59 pm 0 0

It's a beautiful day to celebrate renewable energy! Honored to have CEO Craig Cornelius & SVP for External Affairs… https://t.co/CI4YJM3dOu

Sep 13, 2022 07:00 pm 7 1

We’re excited to shine a light on Hawaii’s leadership and celebrate the hard work of everyone working toward a worl… https://t.co/CXxxhTIvIu

Sep 13, 2022 02:17 pm 1 0

The Aloha State is showing how 100% clean energy is 100% possible. Just before Hawaii closed its last coal plant,… https://t.co/0IwtygApJW

Sep 13, 2022 02:16 pm 5 0

We’ve never been more optimistic about our vision of a world powered by clean energy and proud of our role in drivi… https://t.co/tXyiUw33kl

Sep 12, 2022 08:15 pm 3 0

Today, @TotalEnergies is officially a co-owner of Clearway. With one of the largest clean energy goals in the worl… https://t.co/zOP4QJm3Lc

Sep 12, 2022 08:15 pm 8 0

RT @USCleanPower: #CleanPower projects provide a range of economic benefits to communities across the U.S. Wind and solar deliver over $2.7…

Aug 31, 2022 04:13 pm 0 5

RT @MauiElectric: .@ClearwayEnergy’s new solar facility in Mililani brings 39 MW to our grid. It’s the first of nine projects that combine…

Aug 31, 2022 01:08 pm 0 2

RT @USCleanPower: It's #WomensEqualityDay! Today–& every day–we celebrate & salute all of the women helping to create a future powered by a…

Aug 29, 2022 04:04 pm 0 7

We’re delighted to celebrate Clearway’s Director of Environmental Permitting, Aarty Joshi, for being named an… https://t.co/lvlY32I7Ty

Aug 25, 2022 09:26 pm 3 1

Hawaii is leading the transition to clean energy – and we’re proud to be a part of it ☀️ https://t.co/EVR7HuUQjG

Aug 25, 2022 07:02 pm 3 1