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Tag: City Light

Traffic Impacts for Final Phase of H-Frame System Upgrades

Drivers using I-5 and State Route 900 near Boeing Field should plan for delays and prepare to use alternate routes as Seattle City Light crews work to replace overhead utilities that span the busy highways on Fri., Oct. 24 to Sat., Oct. 25. To complete this work, City Light’s traffic control contractor[More]

Energy Efficient Street Lighting: Another Benefit of Public Power

As we celebrate Public Power Week, a new report by Navigant Research shows how community ownership is driving investments in efficient LED streetlights that save energy and money. The Navigant report details the efforts of public power utilities like Seattle City Light to upgrade street lighting to LED technology and how investor-owned utilities[More]

City Light Submits Advanced Metering Report to Seattle City Council: Outlining Benefits, Research and Addressing Concerns

Seattle City Light is making a White Paper report on the benefits, cost, research and customer outreach plan related to the advanced meters in plans to install.[More]

City Light Completes Phase 2 of H-Frame Project Ahead of Schedule — Planned Traffic Impacts Cancelled for Sunday (9/14) and Monday (9/15)

Seattle City Light crews completed the steel pole installation two days early as part of a larger project to replace H-Frame towers for high-voltage transmission lines in the Duwamish neighborhood. With the second phase of work done ahead of schedule, traffic restrictions planned on the southbound MLK/SR900 on-ramp and southbound MLK/SR900 Sunday and Monday night have been cancelled.[More]

Expecting Osprey Parents Return

Success! The osprey pair enjoy their new deluxe accommodations, provided by Seattle City Light. Photo courtesy of Sound Transit's Keith Sherry.  In February, Seattle City Light and Sound Transit teamed up to build an osprey tower with a nesting platform, in partnership with Osprey Solutions, LLC. The platform is on the[More]

City Light: Community Conversation with Univisión Seattle

Univisión Seattle hosts Teresa Gonzalez (left) and Jaime Méndez (middle) sat down with Jorge Carrasco (right), CEO and General Manager of Seattle City Light for a discussion of the Strategic Plan Update. City Light CEO and General Manager Jorge Carrasco met with Teresa Gonzalez and Jaime Méndez of Univisión Seattle (KUNS-TV)[More]

Power Outage Affecting 7,900 Customers in the Burien/White Center Area

A power outage is afffecting approximately 7,900 customers in the Burien/White Center area.[More]

Mother Nature Knocks Out Power to More than 28,000 Customers

  SEATTLE — City Light crews are working to restore power to various neighborhoods in the Seattle and its service territory. The outages are all weather-related. Below are some of the major outages in the area: North Substation -Serving Ravenna, Wedgwood, Bryant, View Ridge, Roosevelt, Hawthorne Hills -10,000+ customers without power -Estimated[More]

Local Students Shrink Bigfoot, Offer Energy Saving Advice

Have you ever wondered what kids have to say about saving energy? Seattle City Light asked local students in grades 3-6 to illustrate how they can save energy and shrink their carbon footprint for the 2nd Annual Shrinking Bigfoot Calendar Contest. More than 350 students throughout the utility’s service territory participated in this year’s contest, and 12 were chosen from a panel of judges. The winning artwork was developed into a 2014 calendar that will be sold to the public. Winners also received a great prize package that included tickets to the Woodland Park Zoo and Pacific Science Center, safety and school supplies from Seattle City Light, and much more! See more of the student’s artwork and the rest of our talented winners by purchasing your own 2014 Shrinking Bigfoot calendar for only $10. All proceeds benefit Project Share, a one-time emergency assistance program that helps customers with their electric bill. Visit www.seattle.gov/light/calendar to order yours today! [More]

Crews Restore Power to 43,000+ in North Seattle

After 5:30 p.m. this evening, a breaker failure in the North Substation caused a power outage to more than 43,000 customers. The cause of the breaker failure is still being investigated.As of 8:30 p.m., all 43,000 customers have been restored by crews. [More]