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Light Reading: July/August 2021

Stay cool and energy efficient this summer!   There are few things better than summertime in the Pacific Northwest! This year, keep your family cool and your energy usage low with these tips: Invest in energy-efficient windows. Upgrading your windows to high-performance, energy-efficient models will improve the comfort of your home, as… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Matt Clifford, Senior Accountant

The BasicsYears of Service: Four and a halfDivision: AccountingRole: I manage various areas of City Light accounting, including retail revenues, pension, and bond issuance. I also work on our financial statements and annual report, as well as assist with our annual financial audit. BackgroundHometown: Born in Portland, Ore., raised in… [ Keep reading ]

Get ready for the new WA Clean Buildings Performance Standards

Attention Building Owners and Managers:Think the new Washington Clean Buildings Performance Standards are on the distant horizon? Here are seven reasons to help change your mind… Commercial buildings will be required to meet the energy targets set forth in the Washington State Clean Buildings Performance Standards by June 1, 2026, for buildings larger than… [ Keep reading ]

Low-Income Customer Advocate Candidate Sought for City Light Review Panel

Seattle City Light is seeking a candidate to serve on the City Light Review Panel as our Low-Income Customer Advocate. This is a Mayoral appointment to the Review Panel and the candidate will be appointed by Mayor Durkan and confirmed by the Seattle City Council. The Review Panel, established in… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Laurie Russ, Senior Contract Specialist

The BasicsYears of Service: Two and a halfDivision: Contracts & Procurement, FinanceRole: I manage the consultant procurement process for multiple business units for the procurement and contracting of equipment, goods, and services, including architects and engineers, small works, and other procurements. BackgroundHometown: Santa Rosa, Calif.Alma Mater: University of PhoenixDiscipline/Trade of… [ Keep reading ]

Shimmering Green and Skagit Gneiss

Every year, the North Cascades National Park Complex welcomes hundreds of visitors looking for outdoor activities among the stunning vistas of the North Cascades. And there are few sights more Instagram-worthy than the shimmering green waters of Diablo Lake, one of the reservoirs at Seattle City Light’s Skagit Hydroelectric Project. Diablo… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions

This story was written by Kiyomi Morris, greenhouse gas strategic advisor. As our recent heat wave emphasizes, the prevalence of greenhouse gas emissions in our atmosphere continues to negatively impact the planet in many ways. As industries and governments across the globe continue to work together to address this issue, the City of Seattle has… [ Keep reading ]

Extreme Heat Wave: Seattle City Light’s System Capability and Response

As our region grapples with a historic heat wave, Seattle City Light is carefully monitoring external conditions and our systems to maintain reliable power to our customers in Seattle and our surrounding communities. We have brought in extra crews to respond to unplanned outages and we have postponed planned outages… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Carli Jensen, Employee Relations Advisor

The BasicsYears of Service: TwoDivision: Employee Relations Role: My work includes advising management and employees, responding to escalated workplace issues, and conducting workplace investigations. During the pandemic, I have also done rapid response, outreach, and contact tracing, to help our employees during this difficult time. I try to approach everything… [ Keep reading ]

This Summer, Stay Cool and Save Energy

It’s hard to believe that summer is already here! With temperatures creeping up into the high 80s this weekend and beyond, it’s a great time to prepare for the heat. Here are a few tips on how to keep your family cool while conserving energy! Invest in energy-efficient windows.Upgrading your… [ Keep reading ]