Tag: Seattle Public Utilities
Today Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) Director Andrew Lofton announced proposed changes to the Utility Discount Program (UDP) to auto-enroll more than 10,000 low-income Seattle Housing Authority households. Today’s announcement puts the City on track to surpass the Mayor’s goal to double program enrollment two years ahead of schedule.[More]
Posted: May 4th, 2016 under News Release, Power Lines.
Tags: Catherine Lester, City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, City Councilmember Lisa Herbold, City of Seattle, Larry Weis, Mayor Ed Murray, Ray Hoffman, Seattle City Council, Seattle City Light, Seattle Housing Authority, Seattle Human Ser, Seattle Public Utilities, utility discount program
Applicants for the Utility Discount Program now need only one month of income documentation to qualify.[More]
While snowpack levels in the watershed that collects Seattle’s drinking water is below normal at the start of 2015, snowpack levels in the watersheds that feed Seattle City Light’s hydroelectric dams are near normal. Even so, it’s early in the season and a lot can change before the end of winter.[More]
Seattle’s trash will soon generate even more clean energy for Seattle City Light customers.[More]
Before cold winter weather returns to the Seattle area and starts driving up heating costs, Seattle City Light is working to help income-eligible customers cut their utility bills by 60 percent.[More]
A truck crashed into a utility pole about 8:45 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Denny Way and Yale Avenue, toppling the pole, along with power lines and three transformers, to the ground, and knocking out power for about 3,600 homes and businesses in Capitol Hill, First Hill and South Lake Union.[More]
Posted: February 13th, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: Capitol Hill, Ecology, First Hill, oil spill, power outage, Seattle City Light, Seattle Public Utilities, South Lake Union, Washington Department of Ecology
Seattle City Light’s Community Solar project has won a 2012 Innovation Award from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC).[More]
Posted: September 11th, 2012 under Power Lines.
Tags: Community Solar, Department of Energy, Innovation Award, Interstate Renewable Energy Council, IREC, Jefferson Park, Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development, NWSEED, Seattle City Light, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seattle Public Utilities, Solar America Cities
Several customers have contacted Seattle City Light and Seattle Public Utilities with concerns about thieves posing as utility employees.[More]
With weather experts predicting another colder, wetter, La Nina winter, Mayor Mike McGinn encouraged people today to prepare for weather-related emergencies, outlined how residents can help the City respond to power outages and updated the public on how Seattle City Light is preparing for winter storms.[More]
Three Seattle City Light employees were honored recently for their work to protect the rivers that support our hydroelectric operations and the fish that live in them.[More]