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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

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

January 5, 2021

Clearway Energy Group Closes Financing and Starts Construction on 345 MW Texas Wind Farm

SAN FRANCISCO – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it commenced construction on Mesquite Sky, a 345 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Callahan County, Texas. Clearway also closed $427 million in construction debt financing, for which Mizuho Bank, Ltd. acted as the coordinating lead arranger and with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), MUFG

January 5, 2021

Clearway Completes Construction on Rosamond Central Solar Project

San Francisco, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) announced today that it completed construction and reached commercial operations on the 192 MW Rosamond Central solar project in Kern County, California. Rosamond Central is contracted under Power Purchase Agreements with East Bay Community Energy and Clean Power Alliance, both Community Choice Aggregators providing a diverse range

December 22, 2020

Clearway Enterprise Announces Agreements for 1.6 GW Portfolio of Renewable Energy Assets

PRINCETON, NJ and SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Clearway Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEN, CWEN.A) (“CWEN”, “Company”) and its renewable development partner and parent company, Clearway Energy Group LLC (“CEG”), today announced agreements providing for CWEN’s co-investment in a 1,204 MW portfolio of renewable energy projects developed by CEG consisting of i) 1,012 MW from five geographically

December 21, 2020

Clearway and OSF HealthCare Announce Community Solar Partnership in Illinois

OSF HealthCare subscribes 4.6 MW of Clearway’s community solar portfolio to lower carbon emissions Clearway community solar farm in Minnesota Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and OSF HealthCare announced today that the health care provider has subscribed to 4.6 megawatts (MW) of Clearway’s community solar projects in Illinois. Once operational, OSF HealthCare’s subscription will be equivalent

December 15, 2020

Clearway Energy Group, Avista Host Ribbon-Cutting to Mark Commencement of Commercial Operations for Rattlesnake Flat Wind Farm

SPOKANE, Wash. and SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and Avista Utilities (“Avista”) hosted a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the commencement of commercial operations for the newly-constructed 160 MW Rattlesnake Flat wind farm in central Adams County, Washington. Construction of Rattlesnake Flat began in April and consists of 57 turbines that interconnect

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Jul 21, 2021 09:29 pm 0 5

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Jul 20, 2021 03:19 pm 8 3

Thrilled to work with @SVCleanEnergy & @3CEnergy to expand clean energy in the Golden State! https://t.co/OrD5cHN1jA

Jul 16, 2021 10:23 pm 3 0

We’re excited to announce PPAs with @SVCleanEnergy & @3CEnergy for our Victory Pass #solar + #storage project in Ri… https://t.co/MZg2t3swef

Jul 14, 2021 07:08 pm 6 0

We’re wearing our mission on our walls at our San Francisco HQ. Let us know what you think of the new view! https://t.co/2RkGYP3Tvk

Jul 13, 2021 08:48 pm 6 0

Do you have experience leading large operations teams in power generation? We’re expanding our team & #hiring a Hea… https://t.co/67PQrZY3PC

Jul 13, 2021 02:33 pm 1 0

We’re #hiring a Senior Analyst, Portfolio Finance to oversee our solar & wind portfolio financings! We’re looking t… https://t.co/yIuhbpx827

Jul 13, 2021 12:50 pm 0 0

Happy 4th of July from Clearway! Thank you to all who have fought for our freedoms and the veterans who work beside… https://t.co/BjFM15r80u

Jul 04, 2021 04:30 pm 5 0

Pride is whatever you want it to be! It's celebrating others, pursuing happiness without fear, and being true to yo… https://t.co/V5Hh1AXGZ1

Jul 01, 2021 12:38 am 2 1

Pride is love! -- Sami Walter, Project Development Associate #PrideatClearway #PrideMonth https://t.co/hyDH7WnAYc

Jun 28, 2021 12:18 pm 0 0

Pride is fearlessly authentic! – Malcolm MacOmber, Payroll Specialist #PrideatClearway #PrideMonth https://t.co/9gqp7p4uFe

Jun 25, 2021 05:47 pm 1 0

Clearway closed financing on our two #solar + energy #storage sites in Hawaii! The Aloha State is leading the way t… https://t.co/3n2jiLljVm

Jun 24, 2021 02:59 pm 2 1

Thank you @Ohio_WV_YLA students for visiting Clearway’s Mount Storm wind farm in West Virginia! We're thrilled to… https://t.co/2gprNsEuqV

Jun 24, 2021 01:29 pm 2 0

What pride means to me: #Love, #BornThisWay, #Courage – Jim Fenolio, Utility Solar Planner #PrideatClearwayhttps://t.co/yRihkbbYHd

Jun 23, 2021 12:18 pm 2 0

"Pride is teaching my son that love comes in many forms! And great rainbow outfits!" – Jackie Effenson, Sr. Marketi… https://t.co/Brgz03tpa0

Jun 21, 2021 07:46 pm 4 0

"Pride is celebrating my family!” – Elizabeth Laine, Director, DEI. #PrideatClearway #PrideMonth https://t.co/Y3oOdYsZbu

Jun 18, 2021 08:18 pm 2 1

Blades are arriving at our Black Rock wind farm in West Virginia! Huge thanks to the construction crews working saf… https://t.co/Hgr38g1E6V

Jun 18, 2021 06:22 pm 7 0

This #Juneteenth, read a moving tribute to a shared fight for equality from April Acree-Knight, Co-Chair of Clearwa… https://t.co/nUc8dgfSGb

Jun 17, 2021 07:35 pm 1 0

"Pride is being true to yourself.” – Dan Hendrick, External Affairs. #PrideatClearway #PrideMonth https://t.co/HALKShYHSH

Jun 17, 2021 07:00 pm 4 1

Community #solar is up and running in the Prairie State! Thank you @WSILNews for touring Clearway’s Hurricane Creek… https://t.co/0TBK7JiEoa

Jun 17, 2021 02:55 pm 2 0

Happy #PrideMonth from Clearway! Celebrating Pride is different for everyone and this month, we’re excited to share… https://t.co/1qjVRkytmH

Jun 16, 2021 07:13 pm 3 1

In 2020, 8.4% of all electricity generated in the U.S. was from #wind power. At Clearway, we’re proud to help build… https://t.co/ZyKZykoc9G

Jun 15, 2021 09:56 pm 5 1

Renewable energy has dominated 2021, accounting for nearly 100% of all new electricity capacity additions, with… https://t.co/9CNO10jDM0

Jun 15, 2021 09:35 pm 8 8

We're honored to be a part of @Energy_Leaders' EDICT Internship Program and help build an inclusive & diverse… https://t.co/OiN2YclCyz

Jun 15, 2021 04:36 pm 0 0

We’re #hiring a Senior Analyst, Portfolio Finance to oversee our solar & wind portfolio financings! We’re looking t… https://t.co/MMXinHDzXb

Jun 10, 2021 05:34 pm 3 1

RT @USCleanPower: Our LIVE Clean Power Policy Hour continues now! Get the latest industry insights from leaders including @ClearwayEnergy's…

Jun 08, 2021 09:43 pm 0 11

Clearway was honored to discuss how our renewable energy projects in WV are improving the environment, economy & cr… https://t.co/CJOulbSchn

Jun 08, 2021 03:44 pm 6 3

RT @USCleanPower: Transmission is an important piece of America’s energy #infrastructure. Investing in & building a 21st-century electric g…

May 26, 2021 10:18 pm 0 5

RT @USCleanPower: Is it reliable? That's one of the most frequently asked questions about #CleanEnergy, and the answer is a resounding yes.…

May 26, 2021 07:11 pm 0 4

Clearway is #hiring! We’re looking for a Senior Accountant to join our team & handle financial data management, jou… https://t.co/pz77aWIGIu

May 24, 2021 09:57 pm 1 0