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Uncovering History: The Life of a Seattle City Light Archaeologist

Seattle City Light’s more than 1,800 employees hold a bevy of positions from engineer, to lineworker, to fish biologist to fudge master (although that last one is more of a moniker). Here’s another enviable position to add to the list: archaeologist. Since assuming her role in 2016, Senior Archaeologist Andrea… [ Keep reading ]

Raising the levels: Seattle City Light’s work to keep the Skagit River communities safe

The Skagit Hydroelectric Project is responsible for more than 30% of the clean electricity produced by Seattle City Light. Situated near the North Cascades National Park Complex, the Skagit Project uses three dams: Gorge, Ross and Diablo and three reservoirs (or lakes) of the same name to maintain the water… [ Keep reading ]

Save Energy With These Recipes From Cookin’ With Kilowatts!

No matter what your traditional Thanksgiving menu includes, odds are your oven and stove does the heavy lifting. Not only do they take time to use, but they also cost more per kilowatt-hour compared to other alternative cooking methods. This summer, we challenged all home cooks, foodies or anyone who… [ Keep reading ]

Public Power Week — A Message from Larry Weis, Seattle City Light GM & CEO

Public Power Week is an opportunity to celebrate the publicly-owned utilities across the country. Since 1905, Seattle City Light has provided safe, reliable and affordable power to its customers. City Light has a powerful history and prides itself on its Northwest values – this includes social responsibility, energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. As we celebrate our past, we must also look toward and prepare for the future.

Gov. Inslee Joins Public Power Week Celebration

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a proclamation today, recognizing the benefits that publicly owned electric utilities like Seattle City Light provide Washington residents and declaring the week of Oct. 6-12 as Public Power Week.

Seattle City Light General Manager and CEO Receives National Public Power Award

Seattle City Light General Manager and CEO Jorge Carrasco received the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Alan H. Richardson Statesmanship Award at the Association’s national conference in Nashville, Tenn., today. The award recognizes public power leaders who work successfully and tirelessly on APPA’s behalf forging consensus on national issues that achieve public power’s goals.

Seattle Celebrates Public Power Week Oct. 7-13

In recognition of community ownership, Seattle City Light is joining with more than 2,000 other public electric utilities to celebrate Public Power Week Oct. 7-13.

Seattle Hosts National Public Power Conference

Public power stakeholders from across the country are in Seattle this week for the American Public Power Association’s national conference. Seattle City Light is serving as the host utility for the conference, along with Tacoma Power and Snohomish PUD.