FirstLight Power:  Recreation Facilities Update for Summer 2021

May 5, 2021

FirstLight Power today announced its spring and summer recreation plans.   “We are looking forward to welcoming visitors back to beautiful New England this summer!”  said Len Greene, Director of Government Affairs and Communications. “We are excited to be able to re-open most of our facilities, within state and local guidelines, and we hope people will …

Northfield Mountain is an Asset in the Fight against Climate Change

April 26, 2021

This Op-ed by FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton appeared in the Greenfield Recorder on 4/23/21:  This Earth Week, let’s take stock of the climate change solutions that Massachusetts will need as it embarks on a nation-leading commitment to be carbon-neutral by 2050.  The recently enacted climate law sets ambitious goals to decarbonize the state’s electricity supply …

FirstLight Launches Valley Climate Champions Program for Franklin County Teachers and Students 

April 20, 2021

Northfield, MA  – April 20, 2021 – In celebration of Earth Day, FirstLight Power, a leading clean power producer and energy storage company, announced today that the company is launching the Valley Climate Champions education grant program. The program was created to engage Franklin County middle and high school teachers and students on the region’s …

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 …