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How to stay safe, cool and energy-efficient during this week’s hot weather.

Here we go again! The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through Friday night with temperatures reaching the 90s and lows in the mid 60s. This will pose a Heat Risk level of moderate to high risk of heat-related illness. We have a list of tips to help… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Stacey Walker, Distribution Power Dispatcher

The Basics How long have you been at City Light?  A year and five months Division:  Utility Operations – System Operations Center (SOC) Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I’m a distribution power dispatcher. We work with field crews to facilitate maintenance and repairs of City Light’s… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Cole Guggenbickler, Operations Analyst

The Basics How long have you been at City Light?  Five months Division: Utility Operations – Service-to-Bill Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  As an operations analyst, I am always looking to improve the work environment for my colleagues and the Service-to-Bill team gives me a chance… [ Keep reading ]

Keep cool and cook on! Summer grilling ideas that won’t heat up your home  

Nathan MacDonald is a Senior Public Relations Specialist with Seattle City Light. He is a busy dad of twins, is obsessed with eating and making Texas barbecue and loves to cook using unique methods and gadgets. When you think of a summertime cookout, electricity probably isn’t the first thing that… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Brittany Barnwell, Emergency Manager

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? A year and eight months Division:  Workplace Logistics Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I am the emergency manager for Seattle City Light. My job is to prepare the utility for any and all emergencies that may… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Andrew Ryan, Crew Chief

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Eight years Division: Transmission & Distribution Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail? I am a substations crew chief. I am responsible for the maintenance and construction at Broad, Canal, Denny and Union substations. Background Hometown: Burlington, Wash. Alma… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light publishes new metering standard for consistency and safety 

Seattle City Light recently developed a new electric metering standard to clarify discrepancies and ensure consistent interpretation related to placement of equipment (e.g., cable boxes, downspouts, etc.) within the defined electric meter working space. SCL Construction Standard 1554.33, “Meter Mounting Configurations, Heights, Working Space, and Clearances, Exterior (Outdoor),” published on… [ Keep reading ]

Crew and Customer Safety: What You Need to Know

City Light crews are continuously working to improve the electrical system and the communities we serve. From maintaining our infrastructure to upgrading equipment and exploring new energy technology solutions, our crews work to deliver safe, clean, and reliable power to customers. Learn more about what our workers do and ways… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Cassondra Dale, Assistant Electrical Engineer

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? I will have been at City Light for four years this September. Division: Engineering and Technology Operations  Tell us about your role. What does your job entail? I’m an assistant engineer in the Generation Electrical Engineering team. We do design work… [ Keep reading ]

How to stay safe, cool and energy-efficient during the heat wave.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through Monday night with temperatures reaching the 90s in some areas. While the heat may be a welcomed change for some, it can also turn from uncomfortable to dangerous in a matter of minutes. We have a list of tips to… [ Keep reading ]