FirstLight CEO and former commissioner of MassDEP call for Governor Baker to sign climate bill

January 15, 2021

In a piece in WBUR’s “Cognoscenti”, published today,  FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton and former MassDEP commissioner and former President of the Union of Concerned Scientists Ken Kimmell called for Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to sign the climate bill recently passed by the Massachusetts legislature, calling it part of a “legacy of pathbreaking climate policy”, and […]

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 […]

FirstLight Donates $100,000 to Candlewood Lake Authority for New Marine Patrol Boat

December 7, 2020

CANDLEWOOD LAKE AUTHORITY RECEIVES $100,000 DONATION FROM FIRSTLIGHT POWER TOWARDS NEW PATROL BOAT The Candlewood Lake Authority is pleased to announce a donation for $100,000 from FirstLight Power to help purchase a new boat to patrol Candlewood Lake next summer.  “This donation is key to the CLA’s increasing focus on public safety on Candlewood Lake […]

FirstLight files license application for 50 more years of clean, reliable energy and community benefits

December 4, 2020

Northfield, MA, December 4, 2020 – FirstLight Power today submitted its combined Amended Final License Application (AFLA) to federal regulators to extend the operating licenses for 50 years for its Cabot and Turners Falls hydroelectric generating stations on the Connecticut River and its Northfield Mountain energy storage facility. These facilities, which provide clean power and […]