The Women’s Edge and The Boston Globe Name FirstLight Power to Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts

October 28, 2022

Annual award highlights women business leaders who are making a significant impact on the state’s economy Boston, MA – October 28, 2022 – The Women’s Edge (formerly The Commonwealth Institute) together with its partner The Boston Globe, today announced FirstLight Power was a part of the 22nd annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts list, …

FirstLight Annual Drawdown of Lake Lillinonah and Lake Zoar

September 27, 2022

Lake Lillinonah – Beginning on October 26, 2022 FirstLight will conduct a drawdown of Lake Lillinonah at the Shepaug Dam to conduct its maintenance and inspection activities. The normal summer operating range of the station is from 200’-195.5’ and the drawdown will target an elevation of 191’. The drawdown will lower lake levels to minimum pond …


February 28, 2022

Only American-led project secures one of the largest leases awarded in the New York Bight auction CHICAGO (February 28, 2022) —Invenergy Wind Offshore LLC, led by project sponsors Invenergy and energyRe, was named provisional winner for an 83,976-acre area of seabed by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). The winning bid of $645 …

Shepaug Eagleview Temporarily Closed

January 4, 2022

Due to Covid related staffing issues we have decided to temporarily close the Shepaug Eagleview until January 17th. All reservations prior to that date will be cancelled and those who have a reservation will be contacted. We truly apologize for any inconvenience and hope to reopen soon.

FirstLight Announces Annual Lake Drawdowns in Connecticut

September 17, 2021

For Immediate Release                                                                                                      September 17, 2021                  FirstLight Annual Drawdown of Candlewood Lake, Lake Lillinonah, and Lake Zoar   Candlewood Lake – FirstLight Power (FirstLight), the owner and operator of the Rocky River pumped hydroelectric station, will conduct a drawdown of Candlewood Lake, which includes Squantz Pond.  In consultation with the Connecticut Department of Energy …

FirstLight Issues Statement About Lake Lillinonah Amidst Historic Rainfall

September 3, 2021

Public Statement – For Immediate Release FirstLight Issues Statement About Lake Lillinonah Amidst Historic Rainfall Water level of the lake was lowered in preparation for heightened rainfall expected from Hurricane Ida  New Milford, CT – September 3rd, 2021 – FirstLight Power issued the following statement regarding lower than normal lake levels on Lake Lillinonah: “Earlier …

Riverview Park Picnic Pavilion Now Accepting Reservations

July 6, 2021

FirstLight is pleased to announced that it is once again taking reservations for event rentals at its popular picnic pavilion.  This beautiful post and beam pavilion is on the scenic Connecticut River in Northfield, MA.  For more details, or to make a reservation, please visit

FirstLight Power Names Jim Matheson as Newest Board Member

May 18, 2021

Mr. Matheson brings decades of experience in advocating, supporting and leading clean energy initiatives, innovation and investments across the globe Burlington, MA – May 18, 2021 – FirstLight Power, a leading clean power producer and energy storage company, today announced that Jim Matheson has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Matheson is on the …

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 …