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Year in Review: Reflecting on an Unforgettable Year

It’s hard to pick the proper superlative to describe 2020. It was a year that has affected us all in some way while being a year that we’ll never forget. Even at its darkest moments, we still witnessed sparks of the resilient human spirit and glimpses of hope for a… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle can Help Pay Your Electric and Utility Bills

Traducción Española | dịch tiếng Việt | 中文翻譯 | 한국어 번역 Tarjumaadda Af-Soomaaliga | የአማርኛ ትርጉም COVID-19 has affected Seattle residents in many ways. Many people, including older adults and families, are facing tough times due to job loss. The City of Seattle can help people who are struggling to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light recognized as No. 1 West Midsize Utility in J.D. Power 2020 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study

Seattle City Light received the highest customer satisfaction index score of any midsize electrical utility in the western United States, according to the J.D. Power 2020 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study. The overall satisfaction index examines six factors: power quality and reliability; corporate citizenship; price; billing and payment; communications;… [ Keep reading ]

Pend Oreille County, Seattle City Light Reach 10-Year Agreement

Seattle City Light’s Boundary Hydroelectric Project in Pend Oreille County is a vital source of hydroelectricity, powering the utility’s service area for more than 50 years. As a steward of the resources the utility relies on in this northeastern Washington county, City Light strives to maintain a positive relationship with local residents, governing entities and tribes. This fall, City Light continued this partnership as… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan celebrates passage of Transportation Electrification Plan to guide Seattle City Light’s investments in an electrified transportation system

Seattle City Light’s Transportation Electrification Strategic Investment Plan will guide equitable investments to electrify all forms of transportation Mayor Jenny Durkan today applauded City Council’s passage of Seattle City Light’s Transportation Electrification Strategic Investment Plan, an important step in committing resources and making investments to modernize our electric grid and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Joins West Coast Electric Utilities in Mapping Out Electric Truck Charging Sites Along I-5

West Coast Clean Transit Corridor would create jobs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions from freight transportation, help eliminate health-harming diesel emissions from trucks. Seattle City Light joins electric utilities in three West Coast states to announce the results of a study that could lead to significant reductions of pollution from freight… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Announces Recipients of 2020 Wildlife Research Program Grants

Since 1999, Seattle City Light’s Wildlife Research Grant Program (WRP) has funded 58 projects and distributed over $2.1 million in research grants to non-profit conservation organizations, universities and resource management agencies to study the wildlife and ecosystems of the North Cascades ecoregion. The City Light WRP, a mitigation requirement of the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project Federal Energy Regulatory… [ Keep reading ]

COVID-19: Customer Service Centers Closing Temporarily as Precautionary Measure

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has announced additional steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The virus has already spread in our community, so we are at a pivotal moment to slow the spread to the most vulnerable individuals. Earlier this week, the State and County announced additional measures to curb… [ Keep reading ]

How City Light Can Assist with Your Bill During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The lasting impacts of COVID-19 are becoming more apparent every day. As our region grapples with this changing environment, we are seeing the financial toll of the virus taking shape, leaving some of our customers in challenging financial straits. We want you to know that City Light and Seattle Public… [ Keep reading ]

City Light System Reliability Work to Affect Traffic on I-5 from July 30-31

Seattle City Light crews plan to maintain the reliability of the electrical system by relocating existing overhead power lines on Interstate 5 near Northeast 155th Street in Shoreline. This work will support Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project.