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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 ]

Seattle City Light Unveils its new site in SODO for Public Electric Vehicle Charging

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, City Light held an event to officially unveil its latest public electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers near the utility’s South Service Center. The SODO fast chargers, located southeast of the intersection of 4th Avenue South and South Spokane Street, is the utility’s second location for publicly available EV fast chargers, with more installations planned in… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Customers Start Receiving Early Benefits of Advanced Metering

Seattle City Light customers started receiving some of the early benefits of Advanced Metering today after computer programming was completed to enable the utility’s billing system to receive electricity use data directly.

Seattle City Light Supports Carbon Reductions as EPA Considers Replacing Clean Power Plan Rules

Seattle City Light is one of eight electric utilities that are urging the Environmental Protection Agency to maintain cost-effective carbon-reduction opportunities as the agency considers a replacement for the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan.

Seattle City Light Supports Clean Power Plan at US Court of Appeals

Seattle City Light is one of nine utilities and electricity generators that filed a brief supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s clean power plan in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

White House Consulted City Light on New Federal Carbon Pollution Standards

Seattle City Light Interim General Manager and CEO Jim Baggs was one of the experts the White House sought out while finalizing the newly released federal rules to control carbon emissions at power plants. Baggs spoke by phone with Dan Utech, deputy assistant for energy and climate change to the U.S…. [ Keep reading ]

White House Names Seattle “Climate Action Champion”

Today the White House recognized Seattle as a Climate Action Champion, one of 16 local and tribal governments that demonstrated a strong and ongoing commitment to actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance climate resilience.

Climate Registry Designates Seattle City Light a Sustainability Leader with Climate Registered™ Status

For the second consecutive year, Seattle City Light achieved Climate Registered™ status by successfully measuring its carbon footprint, according to The Climate Registry’s best-in-class program. The utility then has a third party verify and report the data on The Registry’s website.

Local Students Shrink Bigfoot

Elementary students in the Seattle City Light service territory are using art to bring our community steps closer to shrinking our carbon footprint.

Gates Excited by Potential for Low-Cost Energy, No Carbon

Microsoft founder Bill Gates affirmed his support for innovations in energy that lower costs and reduce carbon emissions at the third annual Climate Solutions breakfast, which Seattle City Light helped to sponsor.