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 […]

FirstLight Power’s Corporate Parent Announces Joint ESG Commitment

December 3, 2020

The CEOs of Canada’s eight leading pension plan investment managers, including PSP Investments, FirstLight’s corporate parent, announced last week that they are joining forces to help shape a future defined by more sustainable and inclusive economic growth. For the first time, the CEOs of AIMCo, BCI, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, CPP Investments, […]

In-state hydro performed during California blackouts this summer

December 1, 2020

The California ISO’s market watchdog released a report last week detailing the market’s performance during the August 2020 blackouts there. The new report confirms many of the same conclusions in the joint report issued on November 24th by the CAISO, CPUC and CEC. These conclusions include the record west-wide extreme temperatures, inadequate reserve margins and […]

FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton Featured in Boston Globe article on the future of U.S. offshore wind

November 23, 2020

Over the past two years, several expert studies have described the critical role that clean, large-scale energy storage, like FirstLight Power’s Northfield Mountain facility, can play in supporting the deployment of several thousand megawatts of offshore wind generating capacity to support New England’s aggressive climate goals. FirstLight CEO Alicia Barton is featured in this report […]