GDF Suez Energy North America acquires FirstLight Power
FirstLight owns and operates a portfolio of 15 power generation plants, primarily pumped storage and traditional hydro facilities. It also has a natural gas peaking power plant in construction. Together, the 16 facilities have a combined capacity of 1,538MW in Massachusetts and Connecticut. In addition, FirstLight has various expansion opportunities within its portfolio. Zin Smati, president and CEO of GDF Suez Energy North America, said: "We welcome the FirstLight employees to our group and look forward to working together to solidify our presence in the sizable electricity market of New England."