Seattle City Light’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions

This story was written by Kiyomi Morris, greenhouse gas strategic advisor. As our recent heat wave emphasizes, the prevalence of greenhouse gas emissions in our atmosphere continues to negatively impact the planet in many ways. As industries and governments across the globe continue to work together to address this issue, the City of Seattle has… [ Keep reading ]

Extreme Heat Wave: Seattle City Light’s System Capability and Response

As our region grapples with a historic heat wave, Seattle City Light is carefully monitoring external conditions and our systems to maintain reliable power to our customers in Seattle and our surrounding communities. We have brought in extra crews to respond to unplanned outages and we have postponed planned outages… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Carli Jensen, Employee Relations Advisor

The BasicsYears of Service: TwoDivision: Employee Relations Role: My work includes advising management and employees, responding to escalated workplace issues, and conducting workplace investigations. During the pandemic, I have also done rapid response, outreach, and contact tracing, to help our employees during this difficult time. I try to approach everything… [ Keep reading ]

This Summer, Stay Cool and Save Energy

It’s hard to believe that summer is already here! With temperatures creeping up into the high 80s this weekend and beyond, it’s a great time to prepare for the heat. Here are a few tips on how to keep your family cool while conserving energy! Invest in energy-efficient windows.Upgrading your… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Dustin Luu, Senior Management Systems Analyst

The BasicsYears of Service: Two in July Division: Asset Management and Large ProjectsRole: As part of the asset data services group, I analyze City Light’s asset data across multiple systems. I work with different business units to address discrepancies and gaps in our asset data and create database scripts, reports,… [ Keep reading ]

Summer 2021 Tours and Recreation

Skagit Tours are Back! In partnership with North Cascades Institute, we are excited to once again invite you to escape to the beauty of the North Cascades with Skagit Tours this summer. Our tours comply with current health and capacity guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable tour experience for… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Webbie Jackson, Tool Room Custodian

The BasicsYears of Service: 33Division: Transmission & Distribution OperationsRole: I purchase, repair, and order tools for the South Service Center tool room, where I’m based. I meet with crew chiefs and managers from transmission and distribution operations and throughout our utility to identify tool and equipment needs. I also procure… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Ramneek Dimen, Senior Regulatory Affairs Analyst

The BasicsYears of Service: One and a halfDivision: Regulatory AffairsRole: Our team focuses on reliability standards compliance and regulations. What that means is we ensure City Light meets or exceeds the safety and security standards set forth by regulatory authorities. Failure to do so can lead to major penalty and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Valerie Szopa, Internal Communications Advisor

The BasicsYears of Service: 4-plusDivision: CommunicationsRole: I like to think of my role as one that connects and informs our employees. That ranges from managing our (spot)Light profiles series, writing weekly articles for Network newsletter, and coordinating the Monday Message to creating and co-facilitating programs like Get to Know City… [ Keep reading ]

Light Reading: May/Jun. 2021

SCAMMERS ARE PREYING ON OUR REGION. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. Each year, scammers take deceitful and aggressive measures to target our customers. They are even taking advantage of the heightened stress caused by the pandemic to demand financial and personal information in addition to threatening to shut off… [ Keep reading ]