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Seattle City Light Supports Renegotiation of Columbia River Treaty

Seattle City Light is pleased by an announcement that the United States and Canada will begin negotiations in 2018 to modernize the landmark Columbia River Treaty, which has supported hydropower operations, flood control, irrigation, municipal water use, navigation and recreation on the international river since 1964.

Rate Decrease for City Light Customers Coming in October

A message from Chief Financial Officer Paula Laschober of Seattle City Light. Starting Oct. 1, 2017, Seattle City Light customers will see lower bills following a rate decrease of approximately 1.6 percent. This decrease was made possible by City Light’s proactive management of its power supply contract with the Bonneville Power… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Lynne Smith

City Light’s Lynne Smith talks about her unusual job in power marketing and how the utility’s work reflects her values

Seattle City Light, BPA, EPRI to Host Data Center Efficiency Workshop

Seattle City Light, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and the Electric Power research Institute (EPRI) are conducting a workshop March 10 that will explain how to provide a reliable, more efficient operating environment for data centers and IT equipment rooms that could reduce an entire building’s electric costs by 5 to 10 percent.

Seattle City Light on Track to Meet I-937 Goals

Seattle City Light is on track to meet the energy conservation and renewable energy requirements of the Washington Energy Independence Act, which was approved by voters as Initiative 937.

Seattle City Light Offers 2015 Excess Transmission Capacity for Resale

Seattle City Light is offering for resale excess capacity that it controls on the Bonneville Power Administration’s transmission system.

A Call for Talks on the 50th Anniversary of the Columbia River Treaty

On the 50th Anniversary of the Columbia River Treaty, a group of 88 electric utilities, including Seattle City Light, and industry associations representing 6.4 million Northwest electric customers, is renewing its call to the Obama Administration to begin Columbia River Treaty talks with Canada in 2014 and to use the Regional Recommendation as a basis for treaty talks.

Northwest Lawmakers Highlight Importance of Columbia River Treaty

Seattle City Light is thankful for the 26 members of Congress from the Pacific Northwest who crafted a letter to President Obama highlighting the importance for consumers of renegotiating the Columbia River Treaty with Canada.

Seattle City Light Supports Regional Recommendation to Renegotiate Columbia River Treaty

Seattle City Light supports a regional recommendation on the future of the Columbia River Treaty that the Bonneville Power Administration and the U.S. Corps of Engineers sent to the U.S. State Department today.

Northwest Utilities Add Muscle to Fight for Customers in Columbia River Treaty Talks

With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake for 6.4 million Pacific Northwest electric utility customers, a coalition of 70 Northwest utilities, including Seattle City Light; industry associations; and other entities has hired Washington, D.C. and Seattle-based law firm Van Ness Feldman. The coalition known as the Columbia River Treaty Power Group plans to share its views with policy makers and regional stakeholders on economic, environmental and operational issues as the United States prepares to renegotiate the 1960s-era Columbia River Treaty.