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Seattle City Light Honors Fallen Heroes at Annual Memorial Day Ceremonies

On May 23, Seattle City Light employees gathered for our annual Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony. Dozens of employees met to pay their respects to the servicemembers who died serving in the United States Armed Forces. This annual tradition holds special value for City Light employees, many of whom have… [ Keep reading ]

Together Toward a Sustainable Future: Highlights from the AEE West Conference

As we face the challenges of climate change, effective energy management becomes key. Last week, Seattle City Light and energy experts from across the west coast met at the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) West conference. The goal? To discuss strategies for a clean energy future. Seattle City Light and… [ Keep reading ]

Unveiling Seattle City Light’s Public Art Plan

This is part of a series of blog posts with our partner, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, exploring the Seattle City Light Public Art Plan, created by Artist-in-Residence, Kate Clark. In 2021, we selected Kate Clark as Seattle City Light’s Artist-in-Residence. She was tasked with learning about the utility… [ Keep reading ]

Strengthening Grid Resilience at ResiliEX Summit 2.0

Seattle City Light and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory recently hosted the ResiliEX Summit 2.0. The summit was held at Seattle City Hall from April 23 to 25. The theme of this three-day event was “Grid Resilience to Extreme Events.” The aim was to improve our understanding of extreme events… [ Keep reading ]

South Seattle College Marks Completion of New Solar Panel Installation

On April 23, South Seattle College celebrated a new solar array installation on top of Cascade Hall. This new 300-panel system can generate 86 kilowatts of clean energy, a significant improvement from the original 7-kilowatt array. This installation marks a leap forward in the college’s commitment to sustainability. It’s also… [ Keep reading ]

Announcing the 2024 Wildlife Research Program Grant Recipients

In early April, Seattle City Light and its Skagit River Hydroelectric Project Wildlife Research Advisory Committee announced the recipients of the 2024 Wildlife Research Grants. These grants are funded by the Wildlife Research Program (WRP), which has funded more than 75 projects since 1999. City Light offers wildlife-research funding to… [ Keep reading ]

It’s Official! Relicensing the South Fork Tolt Hydroelectric Project Is Underway   

The City of Seattle filed documents on April 8 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to formally begin relicensing the South Fork Tolt Hydroelectric Project. These documents are called the Notice of Intent (NOI) and Pre-Application Document (PAD). Seattle City Light and Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) are collaborating on… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Recognized as 2024 Tree Line USA Utility

The Arbor Day Foundation has named Seattle City Light a 2024 Tree Line USA utility. This award recognizes our dedication to proper urban forest management across our service area. City Light achieved the Tree Line USA recognition by meeting five program standards: Tree Line USA is a partnership between the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light and YouthCare Unveil the Future of Power at the Denny Substation

In the heart of Seattle, a celebration unfolded as Seattle City Light and the nonprofit organization YouthCare joined forces to open the southeast community space at the iconic Denny Substation. This momentous event not only marked the completion of a new space for YouthCare but also showcased the power of… [ Keep reading ]

Business customers recognize Seattle City Light as No. 1 in the West among Midsize Utilities in J.D. Power 2023 U.S. Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study

For the second year in a row, Seattle City Light has received the highest customer satisfaction index score of any midsize electrical utility (50,000-89,999 business customers) in the western United States, according to the J.D. Power 2023 U.S. Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction StudyTM. Overall satisfaction is examined across six… [ Keep reading ]