Posts categorized under Julie Moore, Author at Powerlines

City Reaches Agreement to Conclude Seattle City Light Class Action Lawsuit

City Attorney Pete Holmes | Seattle City Light CEO Debra Smith Contact:Dan Nolte, City Attorney’s Office Communications, Dan.Nolte@seattle.govJulie Moore, Seattle City Light Communications, Julie.Moore@seattle.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2021 SEATTLE – The City of Seattle has reached a $3.5 million settlement agreement in an August 2019 lawsuit that claimed… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light creates multimillion-dollar fund to support fish on the Skagit

Fund brings substantial new resources to protect, conserve, and restore the fisheries resources and aquatic habitat of the Skagit River With a unanimous vote of the City Council on Monday, Seattle created a new fund to support endangered fish species in the Skagit River watershed, including bull trout and Chinook salmon. As Seattle City Light… [ Keep reading ]

Skagit River Hydro Project Relicensing Update

Seattle City Light continues working toward preparing to submit an application for the relicensing of the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Even as we move forward through the relicensing process and start the field studies that will help us be good stewards of the natural and cultural resources of the Skagit… [ Keep reading ]

Extreme Heat Wave: Seattle City Light’s System Capability and Response

As our region grapples with a historic heat wave, Seattle City Light is carefully monitoring external conditions and our systems to maintain reliable power to our customers in Seattle and our surrounding communities. We have brought in extra crews to respond to unplanned outages and we have postponed planned outages… [ Keep reading ]

33 Studies to Provide Wealth of Environmental and Cultural Knowledge about Skagit Valley

Seattle City Light is spending over $20 million on studies about the Skagit Valley Watershed—home to the three dams that provide 20 percent of City Light’s renewable energy SEATTLE—More than 30 studies will help Seattle City Light and government agencies, Tribes and other regional partners understand the effects of the utility’s dams and opportunities to improve the watershed. Most of the studies will be included in… [ Keep reading ]

Temporary Revised Timelines for New Service Connections

Seattle City Light remains committed to providing affordable and reliable electric service while prioritizing the safety of our customers and crews. As an essential service provider, we recognize our role in meeting the needs of our communities and we also understand the need for consistency and predictability in meeting service… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan celebrates passage of Transportation Electrification Plan to guide Seattle City Light’s investments in an electrified transportation system

Seattle City Light’s Transportation Electrification Strategic Investment Plan will guide equitable investments to electrify all forms of transportation Mayor Jenny Durkan today applauded City Council’s passage of Seattle City Light’s Transportation Electrification Strategic Investment Plan, an important step in committing resources and making investments to modernize our electric grid and… [ Keep reading ]

Supporting our Seattle City Light customers during these challenging times

As we support our customers negatively impacted by COVID-19, Seattle City Light wants to ensure everyone knows about all available resources. In addition to payment assistance, City Light is: Not shutting off power* for non-payment and working with customers to ensure uninterrupted service. Waiving late fees and making every effort… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Joins West Coast Electric Utilities in Mapping Out Electric Truck Charging Sites Along I-5

West Coast Clean Transit Corridor would create jobs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions from freight transportation, help eliminate health-harming diesel emissions from trucks. Seattle City Light joins electric utilities in three West Coast states to announce the results of a study that could lead to significant reductions of pollution from freight… [ Keep reading ]

Meter reads during COVID-19

COVID-19 impacting manual meter reads; some customers may receive estimated bills The COVID-19 outbreak and Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order have impacted Seattle City Light’s ability to provide manual meter reading services to some customers due to staffing shortages and an inability to access meters at temporarily closed… [ Keep reading ]