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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 ]

Seattle City Light is Your Community-Owned Electric Utility

Seattle City Light works for you. If we provide your home or business with electric service, we are here to serve you. Never has that been truer than since our community began its fight against COVID-19. We know many of our customers are struggling. City Light’s employees care deeply about… [ Keep reading ]

COVID-19 Response: An open letter from City Light CEO, Debra Smith

At Seattle City Light we are working hard to react quickly to COVID-19 while remaining committed to the well-being, both physical and financial, of our dedicated employees and the communities we serve. We’re doing our best to navigate through this unprecedented event as each day brings new developments. Our service… [ Keep reading ]

COVID-19: Customer Service Centers Closing Temporarily as Precautionary Measure

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has announced additional steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The virus has already spread in our community, so we are at a pivotal moment to slow the spread to the most vulnerable individuals. Earlier this week, the State and County announced additional measures to curb… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light releases East Marginal Way Storm Investigation Recommendations Report

On Oct. 9, 2019, Seattle City Light released the first part of the final report on the East Marginal Way pole collapse conducted by third-party consultants, which summarized the causation findings (i.e., the investigation report). As promised at that time, we are now releasing the second part, the experts’ recommendations… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light receives Save America’s Treasures grant for rehabilitation of Georgetown Steam Plant

Award is one of 41 distributed by National Park Service, Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Endowment for the Arts, and National Endowment for the Humanities Seattle City Light has received a $500,000 Save America’s Treasures grant for the rehabilitation of the exterior historic concrete of the Georgetown Steam… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light releases East Marginal Way Storm Investigation Report; recommendations report to follow

On Friday, April 5 around 3:50 p.m., during a storm event with high winds and rain, 26 utility poles came down along East Marginal Way South in Tukwila. To ensure full accountability and impartiality, Seattle City Light requested the City Attorney’s Office coordinate an investigation with third-party consultants to determine… [ Keep reading ]

Denny Substation Community Celebration a Success

On Saturday, July 20, nearly 1,000 community members gathered in Seattle’s bustling South Lake Union area to celebrate the unveiling of Denny Substation and its many public amenities. Seattle City Light’s first new substation in 30 years, Denny Substation is a unique example of innovative infrastructure built in the middle… [ Keep reading ]

City Light shares potential transportation electrification strategies with stakeholders

The market and policy landscape for transportation electrification is changing rapidly. Every month, automakers are announcing new electric models. Private developers are investing heavily in charging stations. In the heavy-duty sector, improving technologies and government targets are accelerating the electrification of buses, ferries, freight, and fleets. With such rapid change… [ Keep reading ]

Low Ross Lake Levels Projected for 2019 Summer Recreation Season

Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Newhalem, Wash. – Due to a decline in snow pack and rainfall in the Skagit basin, Seattle City Light is predicting water levels in the Ross reservoir at the utility’s Skagit Hydroelectric Project will be significantly lower than normal during the upcoming summer months. Ross reservoir and… [ Keep reading ]