Victoria, BC – For the fourth consecutive year, First Light Technologies has been ranked as one of the fastest-growing companies in the country. With a 5-year revenue growth rate of 480%, the self-contained solar light manufacturer placed at number 192 on the Canada Growth 500 list.

“Being included on this list for a fourth year in a row speaks to the incredible response we’ve had from the market for our approach to solar lighting,” said First Light CEO Sean Bourquin. “We have a team that is committed to helping our customers, pays attention to the details and delivers simple and reliable solar lighting products that are unmatched in performance.”

Self-Contained Solar Lighting

This ranking comes as the company celebrates 10 years of designing and building the highest-quality solar powered lighting bollards and light fixtures available. First Light has been a pioneer in self-contained solar light products that integrates the battery and solar panel seamlessly in the LED fixture. The lights include unique smart features to ensure reliability and optimize performance no matter the conditions.

“We are continuing to improve our innovative technology by listening to our customers on their needs and feedback,” said Bourquin. “The fact that we can make parks and other outdoor facilities accessible and safer for people who use our products is something that drives all of us at First Light Technologies to do better.”

As part of its mission of better, simpler solar lighting, First Light has made major improvements this year to its IPL architectural light, SCL commercial area light and it’s PLB architectural solar bollard.

About the Growth 500

For over 30 years, the Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies has been Canada’s most respected and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at and, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking, visit 

About Canadian Business

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About First Light Technologies

One of Canada’s fastest-growing companies First Light Technologies designs and manufactures commercial grade, self-contained solar powered lights. The company is dedicated to pushing the potential of sustainable, pedestrian-scale solar lighting by constantly delivering better and simpler solutions. Founded in 2009, the company has over 21,000 luminaires and bollards installed in more than 30 countries.

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