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Amtrak cuts its costs with LED lighting, support from Seattle City Light

At Amtrak’s Seattle yard, the lights shine a little brighter and the power bill is a lot smaller thanks to energy-efficient strategies created through collaboration between the railroad and Seattle City Light.


Denny Substation Project Nears Final Design Milestone: Public Hearing to be Held

The City Council’s Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing on two topics related to the Denny Substation Project.


Construction Crews Make Progress on Diablo Lake Barge Landing

Construction crews continue to make progress on a project to build a permanent replacement for a barge landing on Diablo Lake at our Skagit Hydroelectric Project.


Operation LED Sends 100,000th Free LED Bulb to Mount Baker Couple

Congratulations to Rory and Kathy L. from the Mount Baker neighborhood of Seattle. They are the recipients of the 100,000th free LED light bulb distributed by our Operation LED.


Seattle City Light’s Self-Healing Power Lines Online in Shoreline, Lake Forest Park

Seattle City Light has completed installation in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park of automated switching technology that is designed to speed the restoration of service when a power line is damaged.


Small WA Cities Get Big Help from State to Convert Streetlights to LEDs

Small cities in Washington are getting big help from the state to convert their streetlights from high-pressure sodium lamps to LEDs.


SolarWISE Workshops Share Information on Solar Pricing, Technology, Financing

Home and business owners interested in installing solar electric systems can attend SolarWISE workshops to get information on the latest on pricing, technology, financing options. Additionally, these free workshops will provide steps to going solar, and referrals to qualified installers.


High sanding and painting over the Cedar Falls

City Light workers, contractors and scientists are taking advantage of the dry, hot weather, to make good pace on the sandblasting and repainting of a trestle and truss bridges that carry the huge pipes connecting Masonry Dam with the historic Cedar Falls powerhouse. The project started last year and involved the tricky removal and containment […]


Steam plant tours gain a following

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.


Costs Rise for Future Denny Substation

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.