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New Green Up Program Options

Green Up is a voluntary renewable energy program that allows you to support Pacific Northwest wind, solar and other renewable energy projects generating carbon-free energy. When you participate in Green Up, we purchase regional renewable energy credits (RECs) on your behalf and fund local rooftop solar projects hosted by nonprofits and public organizations like affordable housing, schools, and parks.

Light Reading: Nov./Dec. 2020

Translations中文翻译 | Tiếng Việt | Español | Tagalog | 한국어 번역 | Af Soomali HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IF THE POWER GOES OUTCity Light works hard to provide reliable power, but occasionally you may lose your electricity in an outage. Use these resources to stay current during a… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Announces New Electric Vehicle Fast Chargers in Seattle

Seattle City Light is announcing several new public electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers in the city of Seattle. The publicly accessible stations are part of a pilot program to install 20 EV fast chargers throughout the utility’s service area and supports the city’s Drive Clean Seattle initiative, which centers on… [ Keep reading ]

Community (spot)Light: Bob Weeks

Meet Seattle City Light volunteer, Bob Weeks. Bob, along with the occasional help of family and friends, has spent the past year working tirelessly within a utility transmission corridor next to the Duwamish River.

Seattle City Light Releases 2019 Contact Voltage Survey Results

In late 2019, Seattle City Light completed its 10th consecutive year conducting contact voltage testing.

Underdeck Lighting Improvements at South Cloverdale Street

Starting in late August 2020, Seattle City Light will upgrade the underdeck high pressure sodium (HPS) light fixtures at the State Route 99 overpass on South Cloverdale Street. The lights will be replaced with new light emitting diode (LED) fixtures that will improve pedestrian and traffic safety.

City Light to Begin Fiberoptic Cable Installations in Southwest Seattle

Seattle City Light crews plan to install new fiberoptic cables between several utility substations in the southwest Seattle area. This work is needed to provide reliable communications for City Light’s electrical substations and operations network.

Accelerated Pole Replacement Program: July 2020 Update

Seattle City Light continues to replace aging utility poles throughout the utility’s service area as part of the accelerated pole replacement program, which was created in 2019 to improve safety and reliability. City Light maintains approximately 91,000 wooden poles in its service territory. After an investigation following an April 2019… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Resumes Planned Outages on June 8

Now, as we turn our attention to reopening and recovery, it’s critical that we resume essential critical infrastructure work to improve electrical reliability and ensure the safety of our infrastructure. Beginning June 8, we will resume critical work that requires planned outages.

Skagit Hydroelectric Project Operations Update

On Thursday, April 2, Governor Inslee extended the statewide “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order until May 4. The order was first announced on March 23, and bans all gatherings, closes all non-essential businesses unless employees can work from home, and requires people across our state to stay home unless they are engaging in an essential activity. We know that these necessary preventative measures have changed the way we live, work, and play.