Why is Earth Day important?  

Kiyomi Morris is a Greenhouse Gas Strategic Advisor with Seattle City Light.   It’s that time of year again – it’s Earth Day! It’s a time when we celebrate and promote environmental education, inspire action, and renew and expand commitments to protect our planet. In fact, the theme this year… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Celebrates Earth Day with Completion of Miller Community Center Microgrid Project

What better timing to celebrate the completion of the Miller Community Center Microgrid than Earth Day! Despite early showers, the sun arrived just in time for honored guests, Governor Jay Inslee and Mayor Bruce Harrell, to tour the project and deliver remarks. Our own Emeka Anyanwu hosted the tour with… [ Keep reading ]

Protecting our planet and our community from extreme wildfires

Ronda Strauch is a Climate Change Research and Adaptation Advisor for Seattle City Light As wildfires begin to blaze in the Southwest, it’s clear that wildfire risk reduction is an important investment in protecting our planet. Although wildfire is a natural disturbance event, wildfire can be unwelcome in the wrong… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Alexandre Noble, Electrician Constructor Apprentice

The Basics   How long have you been at City Light?  About seven months Division: Transmission & Distribution Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I’m an electrician constructor apprentice. My job is to learn as much as I can while helping journey workers complete various types of maintenance… [ Keep reading ]

2022 Wildlife Research Program Grants Recipients Announced

Last month, City Light selected project recipients for the 2022 Wildlife Research Grants, funded by the Wildlife Research Program (WRP). These projects aim to improve wildlife conservation and management within the North Cascades ecoregion as part of the mitigation program implemented by Seattle City Light for the Skagit River Hydroelectric… [ Keep reading ]

City Light’s commitment to environmental stewardship

Denise Krownbell is a Strategic Advisor with the Environment, Land and Licensing Business Unit at Seattle City Light. To celebrate Earth Month, we are highlighting how City Light demonstrates its commitment to environmental stewardship. Environmental stewardship is defined as the responsible use and protection of the natural environment through conservation… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Donna Chen, Talent Acquisition Specialist Assistant

The Basics  How long have you been at City Light? Four years  Business Unit: People & Culture Role: As part of the Talent Acquisition team, I create a fulfilling recruitment experience for candidates throughout their recruitment cycle. This includes scheduling interviews and testing assessments, sending notifications, coordinating background checks (e.g.,… [ Keep reading ]

City Light & King County Announce Opening of New Electric Bus Charging Base

On Wednesday, March 30, Seattle City Light joined King County Metro and the City of Tukwila to celebrate the opening of the Metro Transit South Base charging facility for Metro’s new fleet of all-electric buses. The facility supports efforts to provide accessible electrified public transit for south King County communities… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Hernann Ambion, Senior Public Relations Specialist

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? I’ll hit eight years of service at City Light this March. I interned at City Light in 2013 and returned as a full-time employee in 2015.  Division: Communications   Tell us about your role: I support community outreach efforts in the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Patrick Sweeney, Employee Services Manager

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Just over eight years; started in December of 2013. Division: Talent Acquisition & Workforce Development. I’ve been in People & Culture the entire time! I started in Talent Acquisition, moved to a division administrator role, and am now in Employee… [ Keep reading ]