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Seattle City Light Seeks New Renewable Energy Resources

Seattle City Light is actively pursuing opportunities to purchase up to 50 Megawatts of new renewable energy.

Seattle City Light Targets Old Commercial Lighting for Upgrades

Seattle City Light will start recruiting workers Sunday for eight positions tied to a progressive program designed to help businesses quickly replace obsolete, energy-wasting lighting with new, efficient lighting.

Power Fully Restored to South End

Power has been fully restored for the approximately 3,671 City Light customers in Burien, SeaTac and unincorporated King County whose electricity went out at 12:36 p.m. today.

Power Out for 3,671 in South End

Seattle City Light repair crews have been dispatched in response to an outage affecting about 3,700 customers in Burien, SeaTac and unincorporated King County.

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.