Turners Falls Fishway+

Open Wednesday through Sunday,9:00 am – 5:00 pm from mid-May to June. Free admission, no reservations required. For school program reservations,call 413-659-3714 or 1-800-859-2960.   The Ladders at Turners Falls120 ...

FirstLight Power Resources

FirstLight Power Resources, a subsidiary of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, operates a portfolio of power generation plants in Connecticut and Massachusetts that are primarily pumped hydro storage and traditional hydroelectric facilities. GDF SUEZ's first solar operation in North America is also among FirstLight's assets in Western Massachusetts.

FirstLight’s hydro and pumped hydro storage plants constitute the largest fuel sector of North America’s renewables fleet. With the ability to achieve full generation output from a shut down condition in 10 minutes, its premier asset—Northfield Mountain—is the largest, most flexible pumped hydro storage facility in New England and among the largest in the United States.

Falls Village Hydro Station Celebrates 100 Years, Proves Concept Still Sound Today 


RECREATION & ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS

As part of the company’s commitment to Environmental Awareness & Sustainability, FirstLight Power Resources maintains and operates nature trails, science centers and recreational and environmental programming at or near its facilities. Numerous opportunities are offered year-round for the general public and school groups to enjoy nature and learn about their environment.

Click here for more information about nature and educational programs and an interactive map and guide to Recreation & Environmental Programs around FirstLight facilities.

 

PROJECT INFO

MASSACHUSETTS

Northfield Mountain
Northfield Mountain / Turners Falls Re-licensing
Recreation & Environmental Programs

 

CONNECTICUT 

Housatonic River Project’s Shoreline Management Plan, Reference Materials & Permit Application Form

Shoreline Management Plan
FirstLight Permit Application Form
Shoreline Management Manual, A Homeowner's Guide to Shoreline Stabilization & Vegetated Buffer Zone (divided into two links below)

Shoreline Management Manual, A Homeowner's Guide: Chapters 1, 2, and 3

Shoreline Management Manual, A Homeowner's Guide: Glossary, References, Appendices

Waterbury Generation Project

Project Communication Plan - June, 2009

Please submit inquiries to: WaterburyGenerationProject@gdfsuezna.com

 

Additional Project Data

U.S. EPA Clean Air Markets
Energy Information Administration
Stack Test Results Submitted to CT DEP
Stack Test Data for Back Up Fuel
 

Contact FirstLight Power Resources

in Massachusetts:
99 Millers Falls Road
Northfield, MA 01360
413-659-4508

in Connecticut:
143 West Street, Ste. E
New Milford, CT 06776
860-354-8840