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FERC Welcomes Public Input on Relicensing the South Fork Tolt Hydroelectric Project 

On May 31, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued their scoping document for relicensing the South Fork Tolt Hydroelectric Project. FERC uses this document to identify topics to address in their National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis. The document also contains the plan and schedule for the rest of… [ Keep reading ]

Dawn Roth Lindell Sworn in as Next City Light General Manager and CEO

Today Mayor Bruce Harrell hosted a ceremony at Seattle City Hall to officially swear in Dawn Roth Lindell as Seattle City Light’s next General Manager and Chief Executive Officer. Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, June 4, to confirm Lindell’s appointment. With this confirmation, Lindell becomes only the third… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light’s New Native Salmonid Conservation Facility: A Commitment to Environmental Stewardship

Seattle City Light recently celebrated the opening of our new Native Salmonid Conservation Facility (NSCF) in Usk, Washington, on May 29. A ribbon-cutting event marked this significant milestone in conservation efforts, with more than 60 guests and remarks from the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, the Washington Department of Fish and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Jason Saisslin, Electric Service Representative

The Basics Division: Customer Engineering How long have you been at City Light? A little over a year. I started March 2023. Tell us about your role: It involves a little bit of everything. ESR’s are project managers. We are the people listening to residential customer requests for electrical changes and… [ Keep reading ]

Spirits High as Climate Champions Gather at Climate Solutions Annual Event

Seattle City Light was a proud participant at a recent Climate Solutions event. As an organization committed to environmental stewardship, it was an honor to support an event that draws together like-minded champions fighting for our earth. The event focused on the importance of protecting landmark climate policies and moving… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light joins the third annual One Seattle Day of Service

On May 18, 2024, Seattle was charged with the power of community service. The third annual One Seattle Day of Service saw more than 2,500 volunteers at 130 service events across the Emerald City. The One Seattle Day of Service turns the values behind Mayor Harrell’s vision for One Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Honors Fallen Heroes at Annual Memorial Day Ceremonies

On May 23, Seattle City Light employees gathered for our annual Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony. Dozens of employees met to pay their respects to the servicemembers who died serving in the United States Armed Forces. This annual tradition holds special value for City Light employees, many of whom have… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Commissions Study to Explore Impacts of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electrification

School shuttles, delivery vans, recycling trucks, and public transit buses are the next wave of electric vehicles to be hitting our roads. Reduced costs, ambitious policies, and advances in technology are driving forces behind the electrification of medium-and heavy-duty vehicles (MHDVs). Their adoption is expected to increase dramatically over the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Sarah Miller, Administrative Professional

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? 8 months. Division: Transmission & Distribution Operations Tell us about your role: My role at Seattle City Light is to provide office support to the people who work behind the scenes supporting our lineworkers in the field. I truly admire… [ Keep reading ]

Curbside EV Charging Becomes a Reality

Seattle City Light has 25 public Level 2 curbside electric vehicle (EV) charging stations throughout the City of Seattle. These charging stations provide the public with much needed access to Level 2 EV charging for residents who can’t use off-street parking to charge their vehicles. How does curbside charging work?… [ Keep reading ]