A team of researchers from the University of British Columbia studying pikas with help from a Seattle City Light grant issued under the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project Wildlife Research Program has published a scientific paper with its findings about the biodiversity of the tiny mammals.[More]
Seattle City Light is continuing to improve customer safety, reduce carbon emissions and conserve resources by converting street lights on arterial roadways from high-pressure sodium lights to energy-efficient LEDs. The new LED lights will make arterial streets safer by increasing visibility at night.[More]
City Light recently purchased 40 acres of Day Creek Slough in the Middle Skagit River.[More]
Seattle City Light is installing a new, 480,000 pound transformer as part of upgrades at the East Pine Substation that are designed to make the facility stronger during an earthquake and more reliable as it helps to transmit power from Canada to the West Coast of the United States.[More]
City Light’s Bill Devereaux and Christopher Peguero, along with Boeing’s Brian Anderson, led a tour for a group from YMCA’s Global Teens program to the South Park neighborhood in Seattle as well as Boeing’s cleanup and habitat restoration worksite on the Duwamish River.[More]
Seattle City Light Interim General Manager and CEO Jim Baggs was one of the experts the White House sought out while finalizing the newly released federal rules to control carbon emissions at power plants. Baggs spoke by phone with Dan Utech, deputy assistant for energy and climate change to the U.S. president, on July 21. Utech […][More]
Seattle City Light’s Community Solar Project Helps Utility Customers Get the Biggest Bang for their Buck
Seattle City Light is celebrating full-enrollment for the Community Solar project in Capitol Hill, located on the roof of an affordable housing complex managed by the non-profit organization Capitol Hill Housing.[More]
Posted: August 4th, 2015 under Power Lines.
Tags: A&R Solar, Capitol Cider, Capitol Hill, Capitol Hill EcoDistrict, Capitol Hill Housing, Central co-op, Community Solar, Eagle Rock Ventures, ERV, Molly Moons, Poquitos, Rainbow Natural Remedies, Rhein Haus Seattle, Rock Box, Seattle City Light, solar
Today, Seattle City Light Interim General Manager and CEO Jim Baggs issued a statement in support of President Obama’s new Clean Power Plan after the U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) released final regulations that will, for the first time, set federal carbon emission limits for existing power plants.[More]
Posted: August 3rd, 2015 under Power Lines.
Tags: Clean Power Plan, Climate Adaptation Plan, Climate Change, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, Obama administration, renewable energy, Seattle City Light
Seattle City Light has completed the conversion of streetlights along the perimeter of Seattle Center to LEDs and its former 480-volt power supply to a 120-volt system.[More]
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.[More]