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Seattle City Light and Seattle Fire Department Partner to Address Network Vault Fires

At an event and demonstration today with the Seattle Fire Department and Seattle City Light, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the first-in-the-nation partnership today between Seattle City Light and the Seattle Fire Department to more effectively fight fires in underground electrical vaults. “Seattle has always been at the leading… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Customers Start Receiving Early Benefits of Advanced Metering

Seattle City Light customers started receiving some of the early benefits of Advanced Metering today after computer programming was completed to enable the utility’s billing system to receive electricity use data directly.

Seattle City Light Seeks Partner for Georgetown Steam Plant

Seattle City Light is searching for a nonprofit organization to operate a self-sustaining center for STEAM education – science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics – and expand public tours at the historic Georgetown Steam Plant.

Boundary Hydroelectric Project Receives National Historic Recognition

For more than 50 years, the Boundary Hydroelectric Project has powered Seattle with its clean hydropower. At 340 feet tall, the concrete double-curvature arch of Boundary Dam cuts an imposing figure on the Pend Oreille River in northeastern Washington. In January, City Light submitted an application to the Washington Department of… [ Keep reading ]

Attend a Jan. 13 Open House to Learn About Georgetown Steam Plant’s Future

For Immediate ReleaseJan. 8, 2018 Contact: Scott Thomsen206-615-0978scott.thomsen@seattle.gov Georgetown Steam Plant Prepares for New Future January open house reveals advisory committee’s recommendations SEATTLE – Seattle City Light will open the Georgetown Steam Plant to the public Jan. 13 for an open house, free guided tours and a chance to learn… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Hires Executive Director for Lighting Design Lab

Seattle City Light named Irina Rasputnis as its executive director of Lighting Design Lab (LDL). Rasputnis will join City Light’s leadership team.

Broad Street Substation Upgrade Plans Available for Review

Seattle City Light is making improvements to the Broad Street Substation to increase the reliability of the regional transmission grid. City Light has developed a preliminary design for the improvements and will be holding an open house to present the design. The design includes a proposal to vacate a small… [ Keep reading ]

Historic Georgetown Steam Plant Powers Graphic Novel

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle City Light has selected David Lasky and Mairead Case to create a fictionalized graphic novel about the historic Georgetown Steam Plant. 

Seattle City Light Announces $1 Million of Green Up Grants

On September 29, 2017, Seattle City Light announced $1 million in community Green Up grants. The program supports renewable energy development and educational programs.

Seattle City Light Begins Advanced Metering Upgrade

Seattle City Light will replace more than 420,000 meters by the end of 2018 with new, advanced meters.