High winds knocked out power to Seattle residents and other outlying neighborhoods this morning. Seattle City Light crews restored power to 6,000 customers and approximately 9,000 still remain without power. The impacted areas include: Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, North Seattle and Seattle’s Capitol Hill and Montlake neighborhood.[More]
Starting in early March, Seattle City Light will begin another project in the South Lake Union neighborhood. Crews will be excavating for new electrical vaults and conduit along a segment of Harrison Street. The project will enhance the electrical reliability for affected customers in the area.[More]
Seattle City Light staff tested various audible warning sirens near the Cedar Falls Masonry Dam on Wednesday, March 2.[More]
Seattle City Light is launching a new Electrical Service Request Application website. The new web-based system will allow for electronic processing of the more than 6,000 electrical service requests that are submitted to the utility each year.[More]
Scattered outages are affecting approximately 6,200 Seattle City Light customers.[More]
Seattle City Light, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and the Electric Power research Institute (EPRI) are conducting a workshop March 10 that will explain how to provide a reliable, more efficient operating environment for data centers and IT equipment rooms that could reduce an entire building’s electric costs by 5 to 10 percent.[More]
Posted: February 26th, 2016 under News Release, Power Lines.
Tags: Bonneville Power Administration, BPA, conservation, data centers, Electric Power Research Institute, energy, energy efficiency, EPRI, Seattle City Light
Construction on Seattle City Light’s Denny Substation is scheduled to begin in March, led by The Walsh Group, which has been hired as the general contractor.[More]
Posted: February 25th, 2016 under News Release, Power Lines.
Tags: Belltown, Cascade, Denny substation, Denny Triangle, First Hill, KPFF Consulting Engineers, NBBJ, Seattle City Light, South Lake Union, The Walsh Group, Transcon, Uptown, Valley Electric, W.A. Chester
Seattle City Light will begin testing March 2 for a safety warning system being installed at the Masonry Dam in the Cedar Falls watershed to warn people in the unlikely event of a dam failure.[More]
Seattle City Light is planning to replace aging utility poles in parts of Seattle and Burien to help improve and upgrade the electrical reliability in parts of the service territory. The installation of new poles, wire and equipment relocation is an important investment in infrastructure.[More]
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 […][More]