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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 ]

Artists imagine alternate worlds in “Solar Utopias”

On February 12, 2021, 12 local artists shared their vision for the future in a series of short films titled Solar Utopias. The artists—Brent Watanabe, C. Davida Ingram, Clyde Petersen, coley mixan, D.K. Pan, Inye Wokoma, Satpreet Kahlon, Stefan Gruber, Susan Robb, Tracy Rector, Webster Crowell, and wynne greenwood— created… [ 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.

City Light Completes Underdeck Lighting Upgrades in South Park

Seattle City Light recently completed the final lighting upgrades at the State Route 99 overpass on South Cloverdale Street. Contracted crews replaced the high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights with new light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures from August to December 2020.

Virtual STEAM Education Workshop for Seattle-Area Youth

Unfazed by the challenges of a pandemic, City Light teamed up with the SPIN Girls program for a second year to produce a STEAM in Power Workshop. And not surprisingly, it went virtual this year. City Light’s Uzma Siddiqi, grid modernization team supervisor, and Chris Armstrong, internal communications advisor, were… [ Keep reading ]

City Light’s Commitment to Women and Minority-Owned Businesses

Seattle City Light actively supports opportunities for women and minority-owned businesses. We provide networking opportunities, conduct outreach, facilitate technical assistance, and encourage businesses to register using the Online Business Directory so they are supported in consulting and purchasing contract opportunities with the City of Seattle. The City’s women and minority-owned… [ Keep reading ]

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.

Cost-Effective Solar Power for Local Nonprofits and Affordable Housing – Green Up Community Program

GREEN UP COMMUNITY IS NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AT THIS TIME. We will announce when we are accepting applications again. Seattle City Light and the Washington State Housing Finance Commission’s (WSHFC) Sustainable Energy Trust are partnering to bring cost-effective solar power to affordable housing and qualifying nonprofit facilities via the City… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Employees Raise over $8,000 in Holiday Donations

With our holidays looking a little different this season, one thing has stayed the same at City Light: our employees’ dedication to giving back. The City Light giving workshops have been busy this holiday season, with our employee elves spreading a little extra cheer across the region. Up north at… [ Keep reading ]