Seattle City (spot)Light: Andrew Ryan, Crew Chief

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Eight years Division: Transmission & Distribution Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail? I am a substations crew chief. I am responsible for the maintenance and construction at Broad, Canal, Denny and Union substations. Background Hometown: Burlington, Wash. Alma… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light publishes new metering standard for consistency and safety 

Seattle City Light recently developed a new electric metering standard to clarify discrepancies and ensure consistent interpretation related to placement of equipment (e.g., cable boxes, downspouts, etc.) within the defined electric meter working space. SCL Construction Standard 1554.33, “Meter Mounting Configurations, Heights, Working Space, and Clearances, Exterior (Outdoor),” published on… [ Keep reading ]

Crew and Customer Safety: What You Need to Know

City Light crews are continuously working to improve the electrical system and the communities we serve. From maintaining our infrastructure to upgrading equipment and exploring new energy technology solutions, our crews work to deliver safe, clean, and reliable power to customers. Learn more about what our workers do and ways… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Cassondra Dale, Assistant Electrical Engineer

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? I will have been at City Light for four years this September. Division: Engineering and Technology Operations  Tell us about your role. What does your job entail? I’m an assistant engineer in the Generation Electrical Engineering team. We do design work… [ Keep reading ]

How to stay safe, cool and energy-efficient during the heat wave.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through Monday night with temperatures reaching the 90s in some areas. While the heat may be a welcomed change for some, it can also turn from uncomfortable to dangerous in a matter of minutes. We have a list of tips to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Kurt Pullman, System Operations Director

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Six months Division: System Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  As the director of system operations, I am responsible for providing leadership to our System Operations Center, which includes the group of professionals and support staff who… [ Keep reading ]

Summer 2022 Tours and Recreation

Skagit Tours Canceled The summer just won’t be the same without Skagit Tours. In November, severe flooding washed out a section of SR 20 leading into Newhalem, reducing traffic to a single lane. Washington Department of Transportation will be making repairs over the next several months, which will create… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Solar Powered Summer Attractions

It takes great power to make the Seattle area as amazing as it is. Fueled by people, technology, renewable energy, and carbon-neutral electricity, Seattle City Light is driven by you, and together we power some pretty remarkable things. Here’s a list of amazing solar-powered attractions to visit this summer. Sonic Bloom… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Brett Ronneberg, Electrical Power Systems Engineer

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Coming up on nine years. I joined City Light in August 2013 after graduating college. Division: Engineering & Technology Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail? I’m an electrical power systems engineer in the Generation Electrical Engineering group. I… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Jenny Levesque, External Communications Manager

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Five years Division: Communications Tell us about your role: The External Communications team manages communications with our customers. This includes the website, print and electronic newsletters, community outreach, and public events. We support marketing campaigns for utility programs and initiatives… [ Keep reading ]