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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.


City Light Crews Have Restored Power in NE Seattle

Seattle City Light crews are responding to a outage affecting approximately 5,600 customers in northeast Seattle.


Repair Crews Responding to Outages Affecting About 46,000 Homes, Businesses

As of 5:30 p.m., crews have restored power to approximately 12,000 Seattle City Light customers.


Update on windstorm outages

Seattle City Light continues to see more outages from the wind, now up to at least 35,000 customers. The utility prepared for this and has extra crews out in the field to spot problems and get them fixed as quickly and safely as possible. When there are some reliable restoration times available, we will post […]


City Light System Reliability Work Will Impact Traffic on I-5

Seattle City Light is enhancing the reliability of its electrical system by replacing two transmission line poles on the east and west sides of Interstate 5 at NE 60th Street. The work requires transferring the existing transmission line onto the new poles.


Seattle substation upgrades make West Coast grid more reliable

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.


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.


Seattle City Light Biologist’s Co-Author Research Paper on Chinook Salmon in Skagit River

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.


City Light Continues Work to Increase Electrical Reliability and Capacity in SODO Neighborhood

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.


City Light Testing Distribution System in Shoreline & Lake Forest Park

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.