Seattle City Light recently purchased three separate riverfront properties to protect salmonid habitat in our region. The purchases cover 44.5 acres on Pressentin Creek, one acre on the Skagit River and half an acre on the Tolt River. The property on the Skagit River is adjacent to other protected parcels owned by City Light.
Posted: February 28th, 2014 under Power Lines.
Tags: conservation, endangered species, General Manager and CEO Jorge Carrasco, habitat, preservation, salmon, Seattle City Light
Seattle City Light and the Seattle Aquarium announced the start of construction today for the largest solar array at any aquarium on the West Coast as part of the utility’s Community Solar and Green Up programs.
Posted: October 4th, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: Community Solar, conservation, Green Up, NW Wind & Solar, renewable energy, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle City Light, Silicon Energy, solar
This Summer, Your Seattle City Light is challenging customers to a put an energy saving spin on their most creative, tasty recipes.
Posted: July 9th, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: conservation, contest, Cookin' with Kilowatts, cooking, energy efficiency, Jorge Carrasco, PCC Natural Markets, recipes, Seattle City Light
Seattleites are considered by some to be extreme weather wimps. If it's snow or hot weather, many face these forecasts with dread. And as with anything dealing with Seattle weather, just wait a few days, and things will change. But since the next few days may see temperatures in the low[More]
Posted: June 27th, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: air conditioning, conservation, electricty, hot weather, power outages, savings
Seattle City Light’s energy conservation work in 2012 will help customers save more than $91 million over the life span of the installed measures.
Posted: April 22nd, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: conservation, energy, energy efficiency, rebates, savings, Seattle City Light, Twist & Save, Twist and Save
Heat pump water heaters are the most energy-efficient water heaters you can buy and you can get one free by combining Seattle City Light's $500 rebate, the $300 federal tax credit, a $200 discount from GE and a $200 instant rebate from the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA).[More]
Posted: April 20th, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: conservation, Energy Advisor, energy efficiency, GE, heat pump, NEEA, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, Seattle City Light, water heater
As a result of today’s Seattle City Council vote approving an ordinance to allow Seattle City Light to enter into an innovative energy conservation contract with its largest customer, Nucor Steel, enough energy will be saved to heat 540 Seattle homes for a year.[More]
Posted: February 4th, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: cogeneration, conservation, I-937, Nucor Steel, Seattle City Council, Seattle City Light, waste heat
Seattle City Light completed the final purchase of three properties totaling 32.5 acres of land to protect key spawning areas for Chinook salmon in the Skagit River.
Posted: December 19th, 2012 under Power Lines.
Tags: Chinook, conservation, habitat, Recreation and Conservation Office, salmon, Salmon Recovery Funding Board, Seattle City Light, Skagit River
Seattle City Light is offering an instant discount up to $10 at participating retailers on energy-efficient showerheads that will help you save money on your energy and water bills.
Posted: May 9th, 2012 under Power Lines.
Tags: conservation, energy efficiency, rebates, save money, Seattle City Light, showerhead, WaterSense
City Light has purchased two properties totaling more than 32 acres of fish habitat through a Salmon Recovery Funding Board grant and the utility’s Endangered Species Act Early Action Program.
Posted: November 29th, 2011 under Power Lines.
Tags: bull trout, Chinook, conservation, Darrington, endangered species, habitat, preservation, salmon, Sauk River, Seattle City Light, Skagit Land Trust, Skagit River, steelhead