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Low-Income Customer Advocate Candidate Sought for City Light Review Panel

Seattle City Light is seeking a candidate to serve on the City Light Review Panel as our Low-Income Customer Advocate. This is a Mayoral appointment to the Review Panel and the candidate will be appointed by Mayor Durkan and confirmed by the Seattle City Council. The Review Panel, established in… [ Keep reading ]

This Summer, Stay Cool and Save Energy

It’s hard to believe that summer is already here! With temperatures creeping up into the high 80s this weekend and beyond, it’s a great time to prepare for the heat. Here are a few tips on how to keep your family cool while conserving energy! Invest in energy-efficient windows.Upgrading your… [ Keep reading ]

Light Reading: May/Jun. 2021

SCAMMERS ARE PREYING ON OUR REGION. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. Each year, scammers take deceitful and aggressive measures to target our customers. They are even taking advantage of the heightened stress caused by the pandemic to demand financial and personal information in addition to threatening to shut off… [ Keep reading ]

Escalent Names Seattle City Light a 2021 Environmental Champion

Each Earth Day, Escalent, a top human behavior and analytics firm, evaluates and ranks utilities on Environmental Dedication, determining which utilities are considered Environmental Champions. This year, Seattle City Light joined 31 utilities recognized as 2021 Environmental Champions. City Light, one of eight western electric utilities recognized, scored 726 points out of a 1,000-point maximum scale. These and other findings are based on the Cogent Syndicated 2021 Utility Trusted Brand &… [ Keep reading ]

We Power Seattle – Stewards of Our Planet

For more than 50 years people around the globe have celebrated Earth Day on April 22. Today, we celebrate with more than a billion people in nearly 200 countries, highlighting the environment and the importance of building a healthy, sustainable planet. While City Light has delivered renewable hydropower for more than a… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Recognized for Progress toward Clean Energy Future

Today, the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), a nonprofit organization that envisions a carbon-free energy system, announced that Seattle City Light has earned a spot in its 2021 Utility Transformation Leaderboard. The recognition results from City Light’s participation in SEPA’s Utility Transformation Challenge—a comprehensive, honest assessment of U.S. electric utilities’… [ Keep reading ]

Manage your utility services in one place

Moving and need to start or stop your utility service? Curious how much electricity or water you’re using? You can do all these things and more on the City of Seattle’s new and improved Utility Services Website. We’re continually improving the Utility Services Website to make your customer experience as positive… [ Keep reading ]

Electrifying Seattle’s Transportation Infrastructure

Last week the City of Seattle released its plan toward a clean and equitable transportation system in the comprehensive Transportation Electrification Blueprint. The Blueprint outlines how the City will reduce climate emissions and air pollution, increase electric mobility options, and create a pipeline of green jobs and workforce diversity. City… [ Keep reading ]

Modernizing History: Converting a Historic Icon in Downtown Seattle

This story was published originally in the February 2021 issue of Northwest Public Power Association Bulletin Magazine. Please note: positions and titles of contributors may have changed since the time of original publication. There are few constants in Seattle’s history. Perhaps the only real constant is how Seattle changes and… [ Keep reading ]

Light Reading: Mar./Apr. 2021

PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR LOVED ONES WITH OUR LIFE SUPPORT EQUIPMENT PROGRAM City Light is committed to ensuring that all of our customers have reliable power. This is especially important to those who depend on life support equipment. If someone in your home is dependent on this equipment, we provide… [ Keep reading ]