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Seattle City Light recognized as No. 1 West Midsize Utility in J.D. Power 2020 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study

Seattle City Light received the highest customer satisfaction index score of any midsize electrical utility in the western United States, according to the J.D. Power 2020 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study. The overall satisfaction index examines six factors: power quality and reliability; corporate citizenship; price; billing and payment; communications;… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Unveils New Public Artwork at its North Service Center

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, Seattle City Light, in collaboration with City of Seattle Arts & Culture, dedicated two new pieces to the artistic landscape surrounding the utility’s North Service Center. The two pieces “Undulating Currents” and “Licton Flow” were created by renowned artist W. Scott Trimble and commissioned with… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle shares resources for winter storm

As the winter snow settled across Puget Sound, residents delighted in it and shared fun photos of snowmen, sledding and other activities. But with snow comes the potential of power outages, road closures, extreme temperatures and slick roads — many of which were experienced today. Here at City Light, our… [ Keep reading ]

Scam Alert: Don’t Fall Victim to Callers Demanding Payment

Seattle City Light has received reports that scammers are at it again. One of the current scam tactics involves contacting customers by phone, pretending to be employees of City Light and demanding payment. If you receive a recorded message or a live call from someone demanding payment right away, hang up and call us… [ Keep reading ]

Candidates Sought for City Light Review Panel

Mayor Durkan is currently seeking two candidates to fill vacant City Light Review Panel positions. The vacancies are the Economist and Financial Analyst positions to serve on the Seattle City Light Review Panel. The Review Panel, established in 2010, plays a critical role in providing input and engagement of City Light ratepayers… [ Keep reading ]

Women in Power Hosts Event to Press for Progress

On Thursday, more than 240 members of the City of Seattle community attended the Women in Power: Press for Progress event. This event celebrated International Women’s Day and powerful women everywhere. The event took place in the Bertha Knight Landes Room, named after Seattle’s first female mayor. Opening speaker Mayor… [ Keep reading ]

(spot)Light: Scott Roberts

Scott Roberts is a Strategic Advisor for City Light’s Project Management Improvement Program, which is part of the Engineering and Technology Innovation unit. He’s served the City of Seattle for nearly 23 years with the past three here at the utility. A graduate of the University of Washington, Scott received… [ Keep reading ]

(spot)Light: Hina Arai

Hina Arai is the Utility Hearing Officer for City Light. Born in Pakistan, her family moved to the states, with stops in New York and Massachusetts before making a permanent home in the Pacific Northwest. She grew up in Aberdeen and attended college at the University of Washington (UW), majoring… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle to Host Community Open House in South Lake Union

South Lake Union residents, employees and businesses are invited to a community open house and informational meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25 at the South Lake Union Discovery Center, 101 Westlake Avenue North. This event is hosted by the South Lake Union Community Council and the City of Seattle.

Shoreline Substation Transformer Replacement Project Complete

Seattle City Light recently completed a transformer replacement project at the Shoreline Substation. Crews worked tirelessly to remove the old transformer, prepare the pad for the new transformer and then assembled it. The new transformer was installed, tested, and commissioned and began serving the Shoreline community in late 2016.