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Introducing Kate Clark, City Light’s new Artist-in-Residence

Seattle City Light, in partnership with the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), has commissioned Kate Clark to be the utility’s Artist-in-Residence for approximately one year, starting in September 2021. Clark will work closely with City Light staff to learn about the utility’s operations and facilities, enabling her to create… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Leases Georgetown Steam Plant to Local Non-Profit

1906 steam plant to become a museum and cultural center Seattle City Light has signed a long-term lease and operating agreement with the newly formed Georgetown Steam Plant Community Development Authority (GTSPCDA), a non-profit organization dedicated to continued public use and restoration of the building. The agreement allows the GTSPCDA to assume programming… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Skagit River Hydro Project Relicensing Update

Seattle City Light continues working toward preparing to submit an application for the relicensing of the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Even as we move forward through the relicensing process and start the field studies that will help us be good stewards of the natural and cultural resources of the Skagit… [ Keep reading ]

Light Reading: July/August 2021

Stay cool and energy efficient this summer!   There are few things better than summertime in the Pacific Northwest! This year, keep your family cool and your energy usage low with these tips: Invest in energy-efficient windows. Upgrading your windows to high-performance, energy-efficient models will improve the comfort of your home, as… [ Keep reading ]

Get ready for the new WA Clean Buildings Performance Standards

Attention Building Owners and Managers:Think the new Washington Clean Buildings Performance Standards are on the distant horizon? Here are seven reasons to help change your mind… Commercial buildings will be required to meet the energy targets set forth in the Washington State Clean Buildings Performance Standards by June 1, 2026, for buildings larger than… [ 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 ]

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 ]

Seattle City Light Named 2021 Tree Line USA Utility by Arbor Day Foundation

The Arbor Day Foundation has named Seattle City Light a 2021 Tree Line USA® utility in honor of its commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care in the provider’s service area. Tree Line USA, a partnership between the Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters, recognizes public and… [ Keep reading ]