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Diablo Wastewater Treatment Plant Wins State Award

Seattle City Lights Diablo Wastewater Treatment Plant has earned an Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Plant Award from the state Department of Ecology for 2008.

City Light Work Will Close Burke Gilman Trail

Seattle City Light has been able to move up its work to repair a 200-foot steel lattice tower on the north side of the Lake Washington Ship Canal. During the work, the Burke Gilman Trail must be closed intermittently for safety reasons while workers are on the tower. The closures… [ Keep reading ]

Your Energy Future, Conservation is the New Power Plant

Seattle City Light realized a visionary conservation effort in 2008 that will forever change the way we do business. Because the time is gone when we can build another dam to meet increasing demands for power, City Light turns to its workhorse – conservation. Saving energy is our new power… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light, Microsoft Help Customers Track Energy Usage

Seattle City Light customers will soon have a new tool to help them track their energy usage and get personalized recommendations for improving their energy efficiency thanks to a partnership between City Light and Microsoft.

City Light’s Truck Fleet Debuts Hybrids

Seattle City Light sends its first diesel hybrid trouble trucks into service today as part of the utility’s commitment to the City’s Climate Action Now efforts and the utility’s goal to cut fuel use, shrink its carbon footprint, and improve customer service by reducing the noise of repair work.

Seattle City Light Partners With Aquarium on Solar Project

The Seattle Aquarium unveiled Seattle’s first solar hot water demonstration project June 16, a system that will reduce the Aquarium’s use of natural gas by preheating water used in the second floor café. Installed with financial support from Seattle City Light and Puget Sound Energy, the five solar panels will shrink the Aquarium’s carbon footprint by 2.5 tons of CO2 each year, and teach the Aquarium’s 800,000 visitors about renewable energy sources.

Seattle City Light Wins for Communication Excellence

Seattle City Light won four Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for its work on the municipal utility’s 2007 Annual Report, Green Up renewable energy program and Skagit Tours as well as its participation in the Skagit River Cleanup.

Outage Affects 3,600 Customers in Queen Anne, Interbay, Magnolia

Repair Crews Dispatched to Identify Cause, Make Repairs SEATTLE – About 3,600 homes and businesses in the Queen Anne, Interbay and Magnolia neighborhoods lost power about 1:30 p.m. today. Seattle City Light immediately sent crews to identify the cause and make repairs. The area affected by the outage generally follows… [ Keep reading ]