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City Light’s Truck Fleet Debuts Hybrids

Seattle City Light sends its first diesel hybrid trouble trucks into service today as part of the utility’s commitment to the City’s Climate Action Now efforts and the utility’s goal to cut fuel use, shrink its carbon footprint, and improve customer service by reducing the noise of repair work.

Seattle City Light Partners With Aquarium on Solar Project

The Seattle Aquarium unveiled Seattle’s first solar hot water demonstration project June 16, a system that will reduce the Aquarium’s use of natural gas by preheating water used in the second floor café. Installed with financial support from Seattle City Light and Puget Sound Energy, the five solar panels will shrink the Aquarium’s carbon footprint by 2.5 tons of CO2 each year, and teach the Aquarium’s 800,000 visitors about renewable energy sources.

Seattle City Light Wins for Communication Excellence

Seattle City Light won four Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for its work on the municipal utility’s 2007 Annual Report, Green Up renewable energy program and Skagit Tours as well as its participation in the Skagit River Cleanup.

Outage Affects 3,600 Customers in Queen Anne, Interbay, Magnolia

Repair Crews Dispatched to Identify Cause, Make Repairs SEATTLE – About 3,600 homes and businesses in the Queen Anne, Interbay and Magnolia neighborhoods lost power about 1:30 p.m. today. Seattle City Light immediately sent crews to identify the cause and make repairs. The area affected by the outage generally follows… [ Keep reading ]