U.S. Internal Revenue Code §6045B Tax Reporting

Clearway Energy, Inc. (“Clearway Energy”) makes quarterly cash distributions to its Class A and Class C common stockholders. These distributions are subject to available capital, market conditions, and compliance with laws, regulations, and other contractual obligations.

As an issuer of corporate stock, Clearway Energy must report corporate actions that affect stock basis, including but not limited to mergers, stock splits, stock dividends, recapitalizations and common stock distributions paid in excess of "earnings and profits", as defined by the US Internal Revenue Code.

The tax treatment of Clearway Energy distributions characterized as "dividends" or "returns of capital" are generally reported to U.S. stockholders on Form 1099 mailed to U.S. stockholders by January 31st in the year following any distributions. Additionally, distributions characterized as "return of capital" require Clearway Energy to post on its website Form 8937 reflecting the impact on a stockholder's tax basis for each distribution made.

This information is intended to meet the requirements of public disclosure pursuant to Treasury Regulation §1.6045B‐1 (a) (3) and (b) (4) for Clearway Energy. Pursuant to the applicable Treasury Regulations, if Clearway Energy assumptions turn out to be incorrect, Clearway Energy will file a corrected Form 8937 within 45 days of such determination.

2017 Distributions

For U.S. tax purposes only, Clearway Energy’s 2017 distributions to its stockholders on March 15, 2017, June 15, 2017, September 15, 2017 and December 15, 2017 are classified under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code as follows:

- 100% is a nontaxable return of capital and reduction of a U.S. stockholder's tax basis, to the extent of a U.S. stockholder's tax basis in each of its Clearway Energy’s common shares, with any remaining amount being treated as taxable gain.

NRG Yield Form 8397 December 31, 2017

2016 Distributions

For U.S. tax purposes only, Clearway Energy’s 2016 distributions to its stockholders on March 15, 2016, June 15, 2015, September 15, 2016 and December 15, 2016 are classified under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code as follows:

- 100% is a nontaxable return of capital and reduction of a U.S. stockholder's tax basis, to the extent of a U.S. stockholder's tax basis in each of its Clearway Energy’s common shares, with any remaining amount being treated as taxable gain.

NRG Yield Form 8397 December 31, 2016

2015 Distributions

For U.S. tax purposes only, Clearway Energy’s distributions made to its stockholders prior to 2015 were characterized as dividends, and not a return of capital.

- 100% is a nontaxable return of capital and reduction of a U.S. stockholder's tax basis, to the extent of a U.S. stockholder's tax basis in each of its Clearway Energy’s common shares, with any remaining amount being treated as taxable gain.

NRG Yield Form 8937 December 31, 2015

Pre 2015 Distributions

For U.S. tax purposes only, Clearway Energy’s distributions made to its stockholders prior to 2015 were characterized as dividends, and not a return of capital.

Tax Disclaimer

The information above should not be construed as tax advice and is not a substitute for careful tax planning and analysis. You should consult your own tax advisor regarding the specific federal, state, local, foreign and other tax consequences to you regarding your ownership of shares of Clearway Energy’s common stock.