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Summer tips for staying comfortable without using a lot of electricity

Lars Henrikson is a Residential Efficiency Program Manager in Seattle City Light’s Customer Care and Energy Solutions business unit. Long-time Seattle residents will tell you that some summers never get above 80 degrees and when it does get hot, it’s only for a day or two. As we’ve seen this summer with the record-setting heat… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Summer 2021 Tours and Recreation

Skagit Tours are Back! In partnership with North Cascades Institute, we are excited to once again invite you to escape to the beauty of the North Cascades with Skagit Tours this summer. Our tours comply with current health and capacity guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable tour experience for… [ Keep reading ]

Virtual Town Hall: City Light 2022-2026 Strategic Plan

Seattle City Light’s Strategic Plan is a comprehensive roadmap that plots a course from where we are today to where we want to be in the future. To adjust for changes to the landscape along the way, we update the Strategic Plan every two years to ensure that the plan… [ 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 ]

City Light Completes Streetlight Repairs on SW Holly St

Seattle City Light contracted crews completed a three-month project to repair and reconstruct the underground streetlight system on SW Holly Street. Crews replaced streetlight fixtures, poles and underground infrastructure with updated equipment.

Franchise City Customer Candidate Sought for City Light Review Panel

Seattle City Light is seeking a candidate to serve on the City Light Review Panel and represent our suburban franchise customers. 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… [ Keep reading ]

Residential Customer Candidate Sought for City Light Review Panel

Seattle City Councilmember Alex Pedersen is currently seeking a candidate to serve on the City Light Review Panel and represent our residential rate-paying customers. The Review Panel, established in 2010 through City Council Ordinance Number 123256, plays an important role in providing input and engagement of City Light ratepayers in the… [ Keep reading ]

Rolling Slowdowns Planned on I-5 (Feb. 10-12)

Seattle City Light crews plan to relocate several overhead power lines on Interstate 5 at Northeast 155th Street in Shoreline. The work, which supports Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project, will result in traffic impacts on Feb. 10-12. To complete this work safely, Washington State Patrol troopers and construction crews… [ 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.