FirstLight and friends congratulate CEO Alicia Barton for NECA Innovation Award

October 22, 2020

FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton has been receiving warm kudos from energy and environmental leaders for being named the 2020 Innovation Award recipient by the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA). Alicia was formally honored by NECA during an online ceremony on Wednesday evening, Oct. 21. Founded 35 years ago, NECA is New England’s oldest and […]

FirstLight Volunteers Pitch in for 24th Annual “Source to Sea” Cleanup

September 30, 2020

Seven tires, three mattresses, 500 pounds of scrap metal, a couch, and 24 trash bags worth of bottles and cans. Those were just some of the thousands of items of trash collected by 50 volunteers organized by FirstLight Power along the Franklin County stretch of the Connecticut River for the 24th annual “Source to the […]

FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton named “Innovation Award” winner by Northeast Energy and Commerce Association

September 11, 2020

FirstLight Power is honored to announce that our CEO, Alicia Barton, has been named the 2020 Innovation Award recipient by the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA). Founded 35 years ago, NECA  is New England’s oldest and most broadly-based, non-profit trade association serving the energy industry, enabling a community of professionals and organizations to share […]

A New FirstLight Home for an Injured Bald Eagle

September 10, 2020

Enjoy a look at this extraordinary video! FirstLight Power was honored to play a supporting role in helping this injured bald eagle eaglet return to the wild near our Shepaug Station hydroelectric generating facility in Southbury, Connecticut, in late August. The back story: Last spring an “intruder” female eagle attacked and unfortunately killed another female […]

FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton Receives U.S. Energy Storage Association Award

August 24, 2020

The U.S. Energy Storage Association, the national trade association for the American energy storage industry, announced that FirstLight Power’s CEO Alicia Barton has been awarded the Phil Symons Energy Storage Award. The Phil Symons Energy Storage Award is presented each year to a recipient for their individual contributions to the advancement of energy storage. Alicia Barton was […]