West Seattle outage due to cable failure

OUtage in West Seattle due to cable failure. Restoration by about 9 p.m.

Power outage in West Seattle

A power outage in West Seattle this evening leaves almost 2,800 customers without electricty.

Seattle City Light Celebrates Outstanding Skagit River Salmon Run

An estimated 1.2 million pink salmon and 25,000 Chinook are crowding into the upper Skagit River below Seattle City Light’s three hydroelectric dams to spawn. It is the best spawning run on the Skagit in at least 35 years.

Residents meet with City Light Superintendent tonight

Seattle City Light holds a public meeting this evening, Oct.13, 2009, 6:30–8 p.m. on lower Queen Anne to discuss recent power outages on the hill and in Magnolia. Seattle City Light Superintendent Jorge Carrasco will be talking to residents who may have been affected by as many as four power outages during September.

Seattle City Light Links Customers with Hohm

Today Seattle City Light is the first utility to announce that it is offering customers the ability to link their electricity consumption data with Microsoft Hohm, an online application that tracks energy use and provides personalized energy conservation recommendations.

City Light Helps Paramount Theater Cut Energy Costs

Seattle City Light is helping the historic Paramount Theater reduce its energy consumption and save money by replacing incandescent lighting with energy efficient fluorescent and LED fixtures — including a rebuild of the theater’s signature neon sign.

City Light takes a Heart Walk

City Light employees, along with their friends and families, turned out for the Oct. 3, 2009 Puget Sound Heart Walk at Qwest Field in support of the American Heart Association. At last count, 58 walkers from the utility had signed up for the fundraiser, with both walkers and their supporters contributing $5,600.

Seattle City Light Launches Home Energy Report Project

Starting Oct. 7, Seattle City Light will provide 20,000 randomly selected homeowners with bi-monthly home energy reports as part of a pilot program to help them reduce their energy consumption and save money.

Northgate Area Power Mostly Restored

Seattle City Light crews are working to restore power in the Northgate area.

Seattle City Light explains causes of Queen Anne power outages

Power has been restored to all customers in the Queen Anne and Magnolia neighborhoods. Equipment failure caused outages Saturday and Sunday.