Happy New Year from all of us at FirstLight Power!

January 1, 2020

We can think of no better way to celebrate the New Year in New England than a walk in the woods, illustrated by this picture of sunny Rose Ledge in Erving, MA, taken after our recent snow storm by our FLP colleague and gifted nature photographer, Beth Pelton.  Come out and visit us at Northfield […]

FirstLight to Open Shepaug Bald Eagle Observatory for the Winter, Beginning 12/18

December 17, 2019

FirstLight Power, the operator of the Shepaug Hydroelectric Power Station in Southbury, will open the Shepaug Bald Eagle Observatory for the winter season on December 18th.  The observatory will be open on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. from December 18, 2019-March 8, 2020. Over the years the Shepaug Bald Eagle […]

FirstLight welcomes regional workforce development officials

December 4, 2019

FirstLight Power was delighted to welcome representatives from Greenfield Community College, MassHire Frankllin Hampshire Career Center, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, the Franklin Regional Council of Governments, and the Town of Erving on November 26th for a tour of FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain energy storage facility. The visit also offered GCC’s newly named Chief Workforce Development […]

FirstLight Attends Franklin County Tech Career Fair

November 25, 2019

FirstLight was well represented at the Franklin County Technical School’s recent Career Expo. John Howard and Rich Wilder met with students and discussed potential opportunities at FirstLight and in the energy business.

Utility Dive: How utility-scale energy storage from Northfield Mountain can help Massachusetts achieve climate goals

November 22, 2019

Kavya Balaraman of power industry newsletter Utility Dive reports that a new University of Massachusetts at Lowell study shows “energy storage will be one of the key components of our future electric grid infrastructure,’’ particularly to ensure maximum utilization of offshore wind and other renewables to reduce emissions to Massachusetts’ 2050 target levels. The Associated […]