Seattle City (spot)Light: Faye Lichtsinn, Senior Safety and Health Specialist

The Basics How long have you been at City Light?  Just shy of one year! Division:  Safety Health and Wellness Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  My job as a senior safety and health specialist is to get people the resources they need to do their job… [ Keep reading ]

45 Years of Conservation

For 45 years, Seattle City Light has had the longest continually running conservation program in the country. Since its inception in 1977, energy efficiency measures supported by the utility have been installed in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities throughout our service territory. As a result of this legacy and current… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Jenn Strang, Media Relations Manager

The Basics How long have you been at City Light?  I started working for City Light in November of 2021. Division: Communications Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I am the media relations manager. My job is to share Seattle City Light’s story with the public. I serve… [ Keep reading ]

An intern’s guide to City Light – a look back with the 2021 cohort

Summer is in full swing. That means City Light has welcomed a new cohort of enthusiastic, talented and curious interns. In late June, 30 new college interns joined City Light, stepping into a wide range of roles across the utility, from building electrification to natural resources, project management, engineering,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Bryan Sweat, Senior Operations Analyst

The Basics How long have you been at City Light?  I started Jan. 19, 2022 – so less than one year! Division: Utility Operations, Service to Bill team Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  The Service to Bill Program is designed to review and improve end-to-end process from… [ Keep reading ]

Summer tips for staying comfortable without using a lot of electricity

Lars Henrikson is a Residential Efficiency Program Manager in Seattle City Light’s Customer Care and Energy Solutions business unit. Long-time Seattle residents will tell you that some summers never get above 80 degrees and when it does get hot, it’s only for a day or two. As we’ve seen this summer with the record-setting heat… [ Keep reading ]

How to stay safe, cool and energy-efficient during this week’s hot weather.

Here we go again! The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through Friday night with temperatures reaching the 90s and lows in the mid 60s. This will pose a Heat Risk level of moderate to high risk of heat-related illness. We have a list of tips to help… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Stacey Walker, Distribution Power Dispatcher

The Basics How long have you been at City Light?  A year and five months Division:  Utility Operations – System Operations Center (SOC) Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I’m a distribution power dispatcher. We work with field crews to facilitate maintenance and repairs of City Light’s… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Cole Guggenbickler, Operations Analyst

The Basics How long have you been at City Light?  Five months Division: Utility Operations – Service-to-Bill Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  As an operations analyst, I am always looking to improve the work environment for my colleagues and the Service-to-Bill team gives me a chance… [ Keep reading ]

Keep cool and cook on! Summer grilling ideas that won’t heat up your home  

Nathan MacDonald is a Senior Public Relations Specialist with Seattle City Light. He is a busy dad of twins, is obsessed with eating and making Texas barbecue and loves to cook using unique methods and gadgets. When you think of a summertime cookout, electricity probably isn’t the first thing that… [ Keep reading ]