FirstLight Power and Energy New England Expand Landmark Power Purchase Agreement to Advance Massachusetts’ Clean Energy Goals for Municipal Utilities

October 4, 2022

As part of the agreement, thirteen Massachusetts municipalities will purchase renewable energy credits and clean energy produced by two of FirstLight’s hydroelectric facilities in Connecticut BURLINGTON, Mass. – October 4, 2022 – FirstLight Power, a leading clean provider of renewable energy and energy storage resources, today announced the expansion of the company’s landmark municipal electric …

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 …

FirstLight Power, Fermata Energy, and Skyview Ventures Partner to Launch First Ever Vehicle-to-Grid Charging Platform in Western Massachusetts

September 8, 2022

V2G bidirectional chargers at New England’s largest energy storage and hydroelectric facility will support the integration of renewable energy and grid stability during peak load hours Northfield, MA – September 8, 2022 – FirstLight Power, Fermata Energy, Skyview Ventures, State Representative Susannah M. Whipps (2nd Franklin), and other elected and appointed officials today celebrated a …

Letter to Community Leaders on Zebra Mussels in Candlewood Lake

August 5, 2022

Dear Candlewood Lake Community Leaders, For more than a decade, FirstLight has voluntarily restricted our operations at the Rocky River Pumped Hydro station, largely shutting the facility down each year from the spring to the fall. This lost opportunity came at a substantial cost to our company, but we did so anyway to prevent the …

FirstLight Power Shares Update on Franklin County Recreation Facilities for Summer 2022

May 9, 2022

Northfield, MA – April 22, 2022 – FirstLight Power today announced the company’s 2022 spring and summer recreation plans for Franklin County. With most federal and state pandemic-related restrictions lifting, most of the outdoor and recreational areas that FirstLight manages will be fully operational for the first time in two years. “We are looking forward to welcoming visitors back to …