City Light Partnership Adds Transmission, Lowers Costs

Seattle City Light, Bonneville Power Administration and Pend Oreille PUD announced today that they have completed a key step for re-establishing a transmission line that will increase BPA’s transmission reliability in northeastern Washington and lower costs for the two utilities.

Work on Western, University to Repair Transmission Line

Seattle City Light wants you to know of some urgent work about to start at the intersection of Western Avenue and University Street to repair a major electricity transmission line that is leaking mineral oil.

Bill Collection Scam Resurfaces

Seattle City Light urges its customers to guard against telephone con artists posing as utility bill collectors who appear to be targeting customers with Asian surnames.

Power Restored to Ravenna, Wedgwood, Hawthorne Hills, Laurelhurst

Repair crews quickly restored power for the 3,300 customers in Ravenna, Wedgwood, Hawthorne Hills and Laurelhurst who had service interrupted by a failed undeground cable Thursday evening.

Cable Failure Apparent Cause of Power Outage in Ravenna, Wedgwood, Hawthorne Hills, Laurelhurst

A failed underground cable is the apparent cause of a power outage affecting about 3,300 customers in Ravenna, Wedgwood, Hawthorne Hills and Laurelhurst.

City Light Lineworkers Urge Public to be Prepared for Storms

As part of Seattle City Light’s support for the Take Winter By Storm awareness campaign, three lineworkers helped create a video urging residents to prepare for storm season and the power outages that go with it. Watch the video at

Power restored to NE Seattle

 Power was restored just after 1 p.m. to all customers in NE Seattle following outages that began at 10:10 Saturday morning. At that time, there were 7,023 customers without power. The causes of both outages have been determined to be cable failures.  The original boundaries of the outages were:  N:… [ Keep reading ]

Most power restored in NE Seattle

Most power restored in NE Seattle.

More than 7,000 affected by outage in NE Seattle

Outage in NE Seattle on Saturday morning affects more than 7,000 customers.

Power restored to West Seattle

A power outage in West Seattle that began just before 7 pm this evening was restored just after 9:30 pm. About 2,800 customers were affected. The cause was an underground cable failure.  the original boundaries were: N: SW Findlay St S: SW Henderson St E: 34th Av SW W: Puget… [ Keep reading ]