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Nearly 15,000 Without Power in University District and Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light Crews are working diligently to restore power to about 10,000 customers affected by an outage in the University District, Capitol Hill neighborhoods. The outage was caused by an equipment failure at the University substation. Estimated time of restoration is 1:00 am.

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Seattle City Light is the 10th largest public electric utility in the United States. It has some of 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.