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Four pivotal periods in City Light’s century-plus history of public power

Established in 1910, City Light’s public power is integral to Seattle’s civic history.

City Light Recognized as an Exemplary Supporter by the Integrated Lighting Campaign

Seattle City Light has been selected for exemplary recognition as a Supporter of Pacific Northwest National Lab’s Integrated Lighting Campaign (ILC)! The ILC is a program within the US Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy that helps facility owners and managers take advantage of networked lighting control and integrated… [ Keep reading ]

Tell us what a clean energy future means to you and help shape the future of energy

Have you heard about the Washington State Clean Energy Transformation Act? On May 7, 2019, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law the Clean Energy Transformation Act, also known as CETA, which commits Washington to an electricity supply free of greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. Key milestones for Washington utilities under… [ 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 ]

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 ]

Seattle City Light unveils new electric vehicle chargers in Tukwila

Seattle City Light announced five new utility-owned electric vehicle (EV) chargers in Tukwila, Wash. The publicly accessible stations are part of a utility initiative to deliver community-focused transportation electrification solutions that meet customer needs, reduce carbon emissions and air pollution. Sited in one of City Light’s franchise cities, this is the first public infrastructure site the utility has opened outside of Seattle city limits.

Seattle City Light breaks ground on new solar microgrid at Miller Community Center

Seattle City Light began construction this week on a new solar microgrid at Miller Community Center, located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The microgrid, a demonstration project, will provide backup power storage for the community center during emergency events, such as a windstorm or unplanned power outage.