what is firstlight?
FirstLight Power is a renewable energy supplier operating hydroelectric, energy storage, and solar projects that produce clean, dependable electricity for more than 1.3 million New England homes. We’re also the stewards of 14,000 beautiful acres of land, lakes, and rivers in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts that thousands of visitors enjoy every year for hiking, fishing, boating, camping, recreation, nature education, paddlesports, horseback riding, cross country skiing, and many other activities.
firstlight green initiatives
We turn the natural power of rushing water and sunshine into electricity–enough power for 1.3 million New England homes. Our flagship facility, Northfield Mountain, functions as New England’s biggest, cleanest battery, storing hours of on-demand electricity to serve millions of New Englanders. Our vision for Northfield Mountain is for this proven, reliable asset to help fulfill New England’s unfolding clean energy revolution by partnering with other renewable resources like offshore wind–to bring us to the new era of zero-emissions electricity.
what is hydroelectric power?