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Seattle City (spot)Light: Claire Lloyd, Interim Utility Technology Director

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Almost 10 years. I started in April 2014. Division: Utility Technology (My position reports to the General Manager.) Tell us about your role: I started my new role on Jan. 17. For most of my time at Seattle City Light I… [ Keep reading ]

Navigating Seattle City Light’s Rate Changes: Your Questions Answered

As we continue into the new year, we have received many inquiries about the recent rate adjustments. So, we’ve compiled the following list of frequently asked questions to keep our community informed. Why did Seattle City Light raise rates, and when did this change happen? In 2022, the Seattle City… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Aurana Lewis, Senior Environmental Analyst

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? About 7 1/2 years. Division: Environmental Management & Compliance Tell us about your role. I manage the dangerous waste, spills, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) programs for the utility. In the waste programs, I ensure industrial waste is properly identified, handled,… [ Keep reading ]

How to Prepare for Winter’s Unpredictable Weather

Weather forecasts this week have a veritable kitchen sink arriving in the Seattle region. The windstorm earlier this week left numerous downed trees and power lines across City Light’s service area. And with cold temperatures and the potential for snow and flash freezing rain on the horizon, outage activity may… [ Keep reading ]

Lighten Your Load: Saving Energy and Money in 2024

As of January 1, 2024, City Light has implemented new electricity rates. These new rates were adopted by the Seattle City Council in the fall of 2022 and include two automatic surcharges. While we know rate increases can be a burden, we’re here to empower you with information, resources, and… [ Keep reading ]

2023 Year in Review

Each year brings unique challenges and opportunities, and 2023 was no exception for Seattle City Light. Before we dive into 2024, let’s look at some of the highlights we marked in 2023. We remain committed to helping customers facing financial challenges and providing customers with more information to make decisions…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Byron DiGrazia, Structural Painter Crew Chief

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Since August 2012 Division: Generation Tell us about your role: In my role as a crew chief, I help maintain and protect Seattle City Light’s facilities by planning and completing structural painting projects. From power generators to bridges, if it’s stationary,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light offers funding opportunities and increased incentives up to 60% for commercial and industrial customers in 2024

With 2024 right around the corner, now is the time to make energy efficiency a strategic priority for your business — and Seattle City Light is here to help. We’re pleased to offer our commercial and industrial customers opportunities that expand beyond equipment replacements and upgrades. If you own or… [ Keep reading ]

Our Most Popular Photos of the Week for 2023

Each week, we share a Photo of the Week on our social media channels that is taken by a different City Light employee. We’re so grateful for the contributions and new perspectives our employees share. These gorgeous photos are usually of beautiful Washington landscapes, our hydroelectric projects, and more. With… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light and YouthCare Unveil the Future of Power at the Denny Substation

In the heart of Seattle, a celebration unfolded as Seattle City Light and the nonprofit organization YouthCare joined forces to open the southeast community space at the iconic Denny Substation. This momentous event not only marked the completion of a new space for YouthCare but also showcased the power of… [ Keep reading ]