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Business Customers Rate Seattle City Light Highest in Customer Satisfaction

Business customers rated Seattle City Light highest in customer satisfaction among western region midsize electric utilities in the J.D. Power 2016 calendar-year study released today.

A Cleaner Energy Future Through New Markets

Seattle City Light General Manager & CEO Larry Weis stated the utility’s intention to prepare to join the Energy Imbalance Market managed by the California Independent System Operator (ISO) beginning in April 2019.

Customers Advised to Use Caution to Avoid Scammers Pretending to be Seattle City Light

Seattle City Light is reminding customers to protect their personal financial information to avoid becoming a victim of scammers posing as City Light employees.

Denny Substation Construction Work Will Impact Denny Way Starting Oct. 14

Seattle City Light is advising drivers and commuters to prepare for five weeks of lane closures on Denny Way between Stewart St. and Minor Ave N, beginning Friday, Oct. 14. Crews will be installing underground utilities for the Denny Substation.

Seattle City Light Crews Prepare to Take Winter By Storm

Seattle City Light crews demonstrated their preparations for winter storms Monday, while calling on residents to their part by assembling emergency preparedness kits and developing plans for how they will respond when storms arrive.

City Light’s Weis to Deliver Keynote for Smart Grid Northwest

Seattle City Light General Manager and CEO Larry Weis will give the keynote address at Smart Grid Northwest’s annual meeting Sept. 27 in Seattle as a kickoff to the industry organization’s Demand Response Symposium Sept. 28.

City Light’s Integrated Resource Plan Adapts to Changing Environment

The 2016 Seattle City Light Integrated Resource Plan examines an array of power options to help position the utility towards the future. The plan focuses on being the least cost and most environmentally friendly, and achieves the utility’s goal of being a leader in environmental stewardship.

Denny Substation Construction to Cause Denny Way Lane Closures, Starting Oct. 14

Seattle City Light is asking travelers to prepare for five weeks of lane closures on Denny Way between Stewart St and Minor Ave N beginning Friday, Oct. 14. During this time, crews will be installing underground utilities for the Denny Substation.

Seattle’s new utility customer information and billing system launched

Seattle City Light and Seattle Public Utilities completed the launch of Seattle’s new utility customer information and billing system Monday. The new customer information system will process 5.5 million City Light and SPU bills and collect about $1.8 billion in revenue annually. Over its projected lifetime, the system will handle some $21 billion in customer bills and payments, while serving more than 400,000 commercial, residential and industrial customers. It replaces a 15-year-old suite of database management software, which has lasted five years beyond its expected life and is no longer supported by its vendor.

UW and Seattle City Light partner on solar testbed installation

The University of Washington is installing solar panels on three residence halls in partnership with Seattle City Light’s Green Up program to support research on clean energy and smart grid technology. “This project will put our students in the middle of a quiet revolution, the digitization of energy,” said UW… [ Keep reading ]