More than 300 people attended the June 13 monthly open house at the historic Georgetown Steam Plant. The next open house is scheduled for July 11, 10 a.m. to 2 pm.[More]
Design changes added in the permitting process, higher prices for electrical equipment, a construction delay and additional soil cleanup have increased the anticipated cost of Seattle City Light’s future Denny Substation by $27.4 million, the utility announced today.[More]
Seattle City Light Biologists Ed Connor and Dave Pflug co-authored a research paper on Chinook Salmon in the Skagit River that was recently published by the scientific journal Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.[More]
Seattle City Light has sufficient electricity to help people stay cool in the hot weather, but there are ways you can beat the heat without driving up your electricity bill.[More]
A fire at a West Seattle construction site this morning shows how important it is to be safe around power lines. A crane operator was hoisting trusses for a building when part of the machinery came into contact with a power line. The surge of electricity started a fire that eventually engulfed the crane’s cab. Fortunately, no one was injured.[More]
City Light staff recently got to share information about climate change and career options in the hydroelectric industry, as part of an ongoing effort to encourage interest in science, the trades and environmental issues.[More]
Posted: June 5th, 2015 under Power Lines.
Tags: Alaskan Way, Darrington High School, Environmental Learning Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School., North Cascades Institute, Ron Regis Park, salmon, Seattle City Light, Skagit Hydroelectric Project
Seattle City Light is on track to meet the energy conservation and renewable energy requirements of the Washington Energy Independence Act, which was approved by voters as Initiative 937.[More]
Posted: June 4th, 2015 under Power Lines.
Tags: Bonneville Power Administration, energy conservation, I-937, Initiative 937, renewable energy, renewable energy portfolio, Seattle City Light, Stateline Wind Project
On Thursday, May 28, Seattle City Light discovered that certain customers who were billed on May 27 accidentally received incorrect billing statements through the eBilling online payment service.[More]
Seattle City Light crews will be continuing work in the SODO neighborhood to increase electrical service capacity and reliability. This project involves replacing poles, overhead electrical wire and upgrading equipment. See map below for the approximate construction area.[More]
Seattle City Light will continue testing automated switching technology in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park that is designed to speed the restoration of service when a power line is damaged.[More]