Tag: renewable energy
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 is on track to meet the energy conservation and renewable energy requirements of the Washington Energy Independence Act, which was approved by voters as Initiative 937.[More]
Posted: June 4th, 2015 under Power Lines.
Tags: Bonneville Power Administration, energy conservation, I-937, Initiative 937, renewable energy, renewable energy portfolio, Seattle City Light, Stateline Wind Project
Sonic Bloom, a solar powered artwork commissioned by Seattle City Light that delights visitors to Pacific Science Center has inspired the Seoul Municipal Government in South Korea to install musical streetlights.[More]
From January to October 2014, Seattle City Light’s Green Up participants added 80,760 megawatt-hours of clean, green energy to our region’s power grid, avoiding the release of 108 million pounds of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. That’s the equivalent of planting 1,258,873 tree seedlings or taking 10,337 cars off Seattle’s streets.[More]
Seattle City Light’s Community Solar at Phinney Ridge project is sold out, but customers who want their own piece of solar energy can still buy units at the new Community Solar Capitol Hill project.[More]
Seattle City Light’s latest Community Solar project can provide you with energy from the Sun today and it will help power affordable housing in the future.[More]
Seattle’s trash will soon generate even more clean energy for Seattle City Light customers.[More]
Many Chinook salmon eggs laid in the Skagit River system last fall faced grim prospects for survival amid challenging water conditions. But a coordinated effort by Seattle City Light working with state and federal resource agencies and tribes along with an exceptionally wet March and April gave more than 300,000 of them the chance to grow up.[More]
Posted: June 26th, 2014 under Power Lines.
Tags: Chinook salmon, clean energy, clean hydro, Diablo Dam, endangered species, Gorge Dam, North Cascades National Park, renewable energy, Ross Dam, Ross Lake, salmon, salmon recovery, Seattle City Light, Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Skagit Project Flow Coordinating Committee, Skagit River
Seattle City Light employees met with third-graders at John Stanford International School in Wallingford recently to discuss the students’ project related to global warming and climate change.[More]
Dozens of solar electricity investors joined City Light and the Seattle Aquarium today, to celebrate the successful installation of the largest solar array at any aquarium on the West Coast as part of the utility’s Community Solar and Green Up programs.[More]