FirstLight Proud to Sponsor “Revolutionary Power” Fellows

February 18, 2021

FirstLight is proud to co-sponsor two “Revolutionary Power” fellows, Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru  and Daysia Charles.  The summer fellowships were announced on February 18 at an event featuring Shalanda Baker, the author of “Revolutionary Power: An Activist’s Guide to the Energy Transition” and the Deputy Director for Energy Justice at the U.S. Department of Energy. The […]

FirstLight Board Chair Joins Biden-Harris Administration

February 16, 2021

Company leadership commends Mr. Giudice for his contributions to FirstLight and offers congratulations on his new role as Special Assistant to the President for Climate Policy Burlington, MA – February 16, 2021 – FirstLight Power, a leading clean power producer and energy storage company, today announced that the company has elected Stephan Rupert as Chair […]

FirstLight Announces Northfield Mountain trails will open this winter for recreation, with COVID-19 modifications

December 15, 2020

NORTHFIELD, Mass., December 15, 2020—FirstLight Power, a leading clean power producer and energy storage company in New England and owner-operator of the Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center, today unveiled its plan to open its trails this winter to skiers, hikers, walkers, and other recreational use, while remaining consistent with the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 safety and […]

FirstLight named winner of Associated Industries of Massachusetts Sustainability Award

December 11, 2020

Leading MA business association recognizes FirstLight’s clean energy portfolio, commitment to social responsibility FirstLight Power, a leading clean power producer and energy storage company, has been named by Associated Industries of Massachusetts as a 2020 winner of the AIM Sustainability Award. The AIM award, issued annually since 2016, recognizes excellence in environmental stewardship, promotion of […]

FirstLight Power’s Corporate Parent Announces Joint ESG Commitment

December 3, 2020

The CEOs of Canada’s eight leading pension plan investment managers, including PSP Investments, FirstLight’s corporate parent, announced last week that they are joining forces to help shape a future defined by more sustainable and inclusive economic growth. For the first time, the CEOs of AIMCo, BCI, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, CPP Investments, […]

FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton Featured in Boston Globe article on the future of U.S. offshore wind

November 23, 2020

Over the past two years, several expert studies have described the critical role that clean, large-scale energy storage, like FirstLight Power’s Northfield Mountain facility, can play in supporting the deployment of several thousand megawatts of offshore wind generating capacity to support New England’s aggressive climate goals. FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton is featured in this report […]

FirstLight applauds National Hydropower Association’s “Uncommon Dialogue” environmental initiative

November 2, 2020

Earlier this month, the National Hydropower Association, of which FirstLight is a longstanding and proud member, announced a “Joint Statement of Collaboration on U.S. Hydropower: Climate Solution and Conservation Challenge” developed in collaboration with American Rivers, the World Wildlife Fund, and other environmental and river organizations. The statement represented the culmination of 2 ½ years […]

FirstLight and friends congratulate CEO Alicia Barton for NECA Innovation Award

October 22, 2020

FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton has been receiving warm kudos from energy and environmental leaders for being named the 2020 Innovation Award recipient by the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA). Alicia was formally honored by NECA during an online ceremony on Wednesday evening, Oct. 21. Founded 35 years ago, NECA is New England’s oldest and […]

FirstLight Volunteers Pitch in for 24th Annual “Source to Sea” Cleanup

September 30, 2020

Seven tires, three mattresses, 500 pounds of scrap metal, a couch, and 24 trash bags worth of bottles and cans. Those were just some of the thousands of items of trash collected by 50 volunteers organized by FirstLight Power along the Franklin County stretch of the Connecticut River for the 24th annual “Source to the […]

FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton named “Innovation Award” winner by Northeast Energy and Commerce Association

September 11, 2020

FirstLight Power is honored to announce that our CEO, Alicia Barton, has been named the 2020 Innovation Award recipient by the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA). Founded 35 years ago, NECA  is New England’s oldest and most broadly-based, non-profit trade association serving the energy industry, enabling a community of professionals and organizations to share […]