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Seattle City Light Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Metering

Seattle City Light has selected Landis+Gyr to provide advanced metering technology that will empower its customers with information about their energy use and enhance service, the utility announced today. “During an extensive request for proposals process, Landis+Gyr demonstrated that they offer the best solution for modernizing City Light’s metering technology,” Interim General Manager and CEO […]


Seattle City Light Statement on Video Surveillance Equipment

Seattle City Light Interim General Manager and CEO Jim Baggs issued a statement about recent media coverage regarding law enforcement video cameras that have been installed on City Light utility poles.


Denny Substation Model in Seattle Architecture Foundation Exhibition

The architectural model of Seattle City Light’s future Denny Substation will be on display at the Seattle Architecture Foundation’s 18th Annual Architectural Model Exhibit from Jan. 13 to Feb. 5.


Seattle City Light Testing New Skagit Tours Boat, Alice Ross IV

Construction is complete on Seattle City Light’s new tour boat, the Alice Ross IV, and sea trials are underway to test the boat before it begins service for Skagit Tours on Diablo Lake this summer.


Beware of Con Artists Posing as Utility Bill Collectors

Seattle City Light reminds its customers to beware of con artists who pose as utility bill collectors.


Ross barge landing back in service

The barge landing at Diablo Lake – the only way to bring in heavy gear to the Ross powerhouse – has been restored to service four months ahead of schedule.


Seattle City Light Completes 2015 Contact Voltage Testing

Seattle City Light identified and repaired 13 instances where its metal structures or equipment were improperly energized with at least 30 volts of electricity due to short circuits or damage to wiring during its 2015 annual contact voltage testing.


Streetlight Inspection Will Cause Rolling Slowdown on Ballard Bridge

Seattle City Light plans to inspect streetlights on the Ballard Bridge following the Seattle Department of Transportation’s seismic upgrades. The inspection is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17 starting at 7 p.m. and ending at 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18. Single northbound and southbound lane closures on the bridge will be necessary. Motorists should expect rolling slowdowns in the direction of the affected lane. Only one lane at a time will be closed.


Seattle City Light Supports Clean Power Plan at US Court of Appeals

Seattle City Light is one of nine utilities and electricity generators that filed a brief supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s clean power plan in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.


10 Tips for Saving Electricity During the Holiday Season

With the holidays right around the corner, Seattle City Light urges you to join us in celebrating the season in an energy-efficient, cost efficient way!
Here are a few tips from us to you on reducing electricity consumption through the holiday season.