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Four Ways to Stay Cool This Fourth of July

Stay cool this summer with these four simple steps!

City Light Opposes Federal Rule Favoring Coal, Nuclear Power

Seattle City Light is opposing a proposed federal rule change that would provide higher prices for baseload electricity generated by coal and nuclear power plants for reliability and resiliency attributes the U.S. Department of Energy claims they provide.

Seattle City Light to Participate in Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative

Seattle City Light will participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative as a public utility stakeholder in the Washington State Energy Strategies project team to support the widespread deployment of safe, reliable, and cost-effective solar energy. City Light will work with other agencies and utilities to identify solar benefits… [ Keep reading ]

UW and Seattle City Light partner on solar testbed installation

The University of Washington is installing solar panels on three residence halls in partnership with Seattle City Light’s Green Up program to support research on clean energy and smart grid technology. “This project will put our students in the middle of a quiet revolution, the digitization of energy,” said UW… [ Keep reading ]

Department of Energy Outlines Roadmap to City Light-backed Efficiency Goal

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz’s recent release of A Strategic Roadmap for American Energy Innovation: Economic Growth and Competitiveness demonstrates national support for doubling the country’s energy productivity by 2030, a goal Seattle City Light has championed as a partner in the Alliance to Save Energy.

Seattle City Light Helps Drive Stronger Battery Charger Efficiency Standards

Seattle City Light’s advocacy for energy efficiency is helping make the battery chargers for hundreds of millions of devices sold in the United States each year more efficient.

VP Biden Highlights Importance of Climate Change Work Group, Including Seattle City Light

Vice President Joe Biden highlighted the importance of a new partnership among Seattle City Light and 16 other utilities that will work to improve the resilience of the country’s energy infrastructure in the face of extreme weather and climate change.

Seattle City Light First Utility Certified for Green Button Data

As part of an effort to expand the tools customers have to manage their energy consumption and save money, Seattle City Light became the first U.S. utility to achieve certification for the “Green Button” data it shares with customers.

City Light Community Solar Project Wins IREC Innovation Award

Seattle City Light’s Community Solar project has won a 2012 Innovation Award from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC).

City Light Using Steel Wire to Reduce Theft Risk

Your Seattle City Light is responding to the growing problem of dangerous copper thefts by changing the material it uses to ground pole transformers and substation risers throughout its service territory.