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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 ]

5 Tips to Combat Climate Change

At Seattle City Light, combating the climate crisis starts with delivering carbon-neutral, renewable energy while protecting the environment. City Light is engaged in preparing for climate change to ensure that we can continue to provide safe, reliable and affordable electrical services to our customers. Here are some ways that customers can prepare to be climate-resilient.

Manage your utility services in one place

Moving and need to start or stop your utility service? Curious how much electricity or water you’re using? You can do all these things and more on the City of Seattle’s new and improved Utility Services Website. We’re continually improving the Utility Services Website to make your customer experience as positive… [ Keep reading ]

Residential Customer Candidate Sought for City Light Review Panel

Seattle City Councilmember Alex Pedersen is currently seeking a candidate to serve on the City Light Review Panel and represent our residential rate-paying customers. The Review Panel, established in 2010 through City Council Ordinance Number 123256, plays an important role in providing input and engagement of City Light ratepayers in the… [ Keep reading ]

7 Simple Things You Can Do To Use Less Energy and Save Nearly $500 a Year

Turn Off The Lights And Replace Incandescent Bulbs.  It only takes a few seconds to conserve energy: just remember to always turn off your lights when you leave a room. And switching to energy-efficient LED light bulbs can save you about $75 each year. Program Your Thermostat.Save as much as $180 a… [ Keep reading ]

Cost-Effective Solar Power for Local Nonprofits and Affordable Housing – Green Up Community Program

GREEN UP COMMUNITY IS NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AT THIS TIME. We will announce when we are accepting applications again. Seattle City Light and the Washington State Housing Finance Commission’s (WSHFC) Sustainable Energy Trust are partnering to bring cost-effective solar power to affordable housing and qualifying nonprofit facilities via the City… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle can Help Pay Your Electric and Utility Bills

Traducción Española | dịch tiếng Việt | 中文翻譯 | 한국어 번역 Tarjumaadda Af-Soomaaliga | የአማርኛ ትርጉም COVID-19 has affected Seattle residents in many ways. Many people, including older adults and families, are facing tough times due to job loss. The City of Seattle can help people who are struggling to… [ Keep reading ]

New Green Up Program Options

Green Up is a voluntary renewable energy program that allows you to support Pacific Northwest wind, solar and other renewable energy projects generating carbon-free energy. When you participate in Green Up, we purchase regional renewable energy credits (RECs) on your behalf and fund local rooftop solar projects hosted by nonprofits and public organizations like affordable housing, schools, and parks.