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Lighten Your Load: Saving Energy and Money in 2024

As of January 1, 2024, City Light has implemented new electricity rates. These new rates were adopted by the Seattle City Council in the fall of 2022 and include two automatic surcharges. While we know rate increases can be a burden, we’re here to empower you with information, resources, and… [ Keep reading ]

2023 Year in Review

Each year brings unique challenges and opportunities, and 2023 was no exception for Seattle City Light. Before we dive into 2024, let’s look at some of the highlights we marked in 2023. We remain committed to helping customers facing financial challenges and providing customers with more information to make decisions…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Byron DiGrazia, Structural Painter Crew Chief

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Since August 2012 Division: Generation Tell us about your role: In my role as a crew chief, I help maintain and protect Seattle City Light’s facilities by planning and completing structural painting projects. From power generators to bridges, if it’s stationary,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light offers funding opportunities and increased incentives up to 60% for commercial and industrial customers in 2024

With 2024 right around the corner, now is the time to make energy efficiency a strategic priority for your business — and Seattle City Light is here to help. We’re pleased to offer our commercial and industrial customers opportunities that expand beyond equipment replacements and upgrades. If you own or… [ Keep reading ]

Our Most Popular Photos of the Week for 2023

Each week, we share a Photo of the Week on our social media channels that is taken by a different City Light employee. We’re so grateful for the contributions and new perspectives our employees share. These gorgeous photos are usually of beautiful Washington landscapes, our hydroelectric projects, and more. With… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light and YouthCare Unveil the Future of Power at the Denny Substation

In the heart of Seattle, a celebration unfolded as Seattle City Light and the nonprofit organization YouthCare joined forces to open the southeast community space at the iconic Denny Substation. This momentous event not only marked the completion of a new space for YouthCare but also showcased the power of… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Jenny Six, Organizational Change Manager

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Over two and a half years. Division: Office of the General Manager. Tell us about your role: I work with teams across the utility on major projects and initiatives, focusing on the people-side of change. My work includes helping people understand… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Brandon Belger, Network Cable Splicer Apprentice

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? 4 years and 3 months Division: Network Tell us about your role. Our body of work is pretty extensive, but in short, it is to maintain, repair, and upgrade the Network Electrical Distribution System used in downtown Seattle, First Hill, and… [ Keep reading ]

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance honors Craig Smith with lifetime achievement award

This month, the board of directors of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) honored winners of the 2023 Leadership in Energy Efficiency Awards in Portland, Oregon. Seattle City Light is thrilled to see Chief Customer Officer Craig Smith receive the Tom Eckman Leadership in Energy Efficiency Award for Lifetime Achievement…. [ Keep reading ]

Learn more about how you use energy with our new 15-minute usage view

Did you know you can do more at than just view and pay your City Light bill? Ever since we launched the Utility Services Website, we’ve been continually improving the utility services available to give you the best customer experience possible. Now, we’re proud to share our newest feature,… [ Keep reading ]