New report shows big environmental, economic benefits from increased Northfield Mountain operation

July 23, 2020

A competitively-bid contract that ensures two of Northfield Mountain’s four pumped-storage hydroelectric units operate during periods of highest-cost electricity would help Massachusetts achieve major savings in energy costs and carbon emissions and maximize the benefits of future offshore wind power, according to a new report by Energyzt Advisors LLC. Massachusetts ratepayers could save $220 million […]

FirstLight Power Reopens Campgrounds at Barton Cove and Munns Ferry

July 23, 2020

FirstLight Power announced that its campgrounds at Barton Cove and Munns Ferry are now accepting reservations for camping, beginning Friday July 17 for camping starting July 18th.  Half of the campsites will be left empty to allow for social distancing, and the larger 30-person group sites will remain closed for the time being, in keeping […]

FirstLight Power names Alicia Barton as new CEO

July 15, 2020

Former CEO of NYSERDA and Mass. Clean Energy Center, accomplished energy and environmental leader BURLINGTON, Mass., July 15, 2020–FirstLight Power, operator of the Northfield Mountain energy storage facility and other hydroelectric, solar, and energy-storage assets in Massachusetts and Connecticut, has named Alicia Barton its new chief executive officer, effective Aug. 3. Ms. Barton served most […]

FirstLight Power Backs Offshore Wind Transit Plan at BOEM Hearing

July 10, 2020

At a U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management “virtual hearing” July 9, FirstLight Power put our support behind a plan for maritime navigation intended to accelerate the development of thousands of megawatts of offshore wind off the coast of New England. Speaking for FirstLight, Director of Government Affairs and Communications Len Greene endorsed the plan […]

FirstLight Power Elects Phil Giudice Board Chair

July 10, 2020

FirstLight Power, operator of Northfield Mountain energy storage facility and other hydroelectric, solar, and energy-storage assets in Massachusetts and Connecticut, has elected Phil Giudice as chair of its board of directors. Mr. Giudice is a former Massachusetts Undersecretary of Energy and Commissioner of Energy Resources; a current director of the Northeast Clean Energy Council and […]