FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mike Eagan
Feb. 1, 2010 phone: 206/615-1691
POWER OUTAGE NEARLY RESTORED IN SHORELINE AND LAKE FOREST PARK AREA
SEATTLE — Power has been restored to 97% of the 3,783 City Light customers Estimated time of complete restoration is within the hour.
The general boundaries of the outage were NE 205th on the North, NE 165th Street on the South, Burke Ave. N. on the West and 55th Avenue NE on the East. Not all homes and businesses within those general boundaries were affected.
Seattle City Light is the ninth largest public electric utility in the United States. It has the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to nearly 1 million Seattle area residents. City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.