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Seattle City Light breaks ground on new solar microgrid at Miller Community Center

Seattle City Light began construction this week on a new solar microgrid at Miller Community Center, located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The microgrid, a demonstration project, will provide backup power storage for the community center during emergency events, such as a windstorm or unplanned power outage.

Underground Electrical Upgrades Planned in Capitol Hill

In 2017, Seattle City Light crews installed underground electrical conduit, vaults and associated equipment in parts of the Capitol Hill neighborhood. This work was done as part of the City of Seattle’s ordinance to convert overhead power lines to an underground electrical system. The next step of this work involves pulling in cables to connect to the underground system. This is projected to begin in early March 2020.

Microgrid Open House Scheduled for Dec. 9 at Miller Community Center

Seattle City Light and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite community members to an open house at Miller Community Center (330 19th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112) to learn about the Resiliency Solar Microgrid Project. The open house will be held on Monday, December 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Seattle City Light awards contract for solar microgrid that will provide emergency backup power to Miller Community Center

Seattle City Light has awarded a $1.8 million contract to a team led by Worley to design and construct a solar microgrid at Miller Community Center, located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on July 10.

How to Keep Your Holidays Merry & Bright

The winter holiday season has arrived meaning it’s time to unpack that box of lights and decorations. Before you begin to deck your dwelling, here are a few tips that will keep you and yours safe while helping you conserve energy! If you’re not the Clark Griswold type, walk through… [ Keep reading ]

Electrical Infrastructure Repairs on Harvard Avenue Begin This August

Starting in early August 2017, Seattle City Light will be taking steps to maintain the electrical reliability in the Capitol Hill area by repairing an electrical vault and conduits along Harvard Avenue. This work will be done in two stages.

City Light Completes Underground Conversion Work in Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light recently completed the final stages of work for the East Union Street Underground Conversion Project. City Light’s contractor, Pellco Construction, installed underground electrical conduit, vaults and associated equipment in parts of East Union Street, from 10th to 11thAvenue. This work was aligned with the City of Seattle’s ordinance to underground power lines in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

East Union Street Underground Conversion Project Starts in mid-January

Starting in mid-January 2017, a Seattle City Light contractor will be working in the Capitol Hill neighborhood to install underground electrical conduit, vaults and associated equipment in parts of East Union Street from 10th to 11th Avenue. This work is aligned with the City of Seattle’s ordinance to underground power lines in this area.

City Light Completes Electrical Reliability Improvements at Summit Slope Park

This past December, Seattle City Light recently completed civil construction in parts of East John Street and Summit Avenue East, near Summit Slope Park. The project began in late September 2016 to increase the reliability of the electrical system in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

City Light Completes Conduit Repairs in Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light recently repaired a segment of underground electrical conduit at the corner of 10th Avenue and East Union Street. These repairs were needed to maintain electrical reliability for customers in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.