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City Light Tradeswomen Shine at Annual Awards Ceremony

Congratulations are in order for Transmission Right-of-Way Crew Chief Margaret (Peggy) Owens and Lineworker Apprentice Erika Belsby who were recognized by Washington Women in Trades (WWIT) with top awards for their commitment and contributions to the skilled trades. Peggy was named Tradeswoman of the Year, and Erika is the recipient… [ Keep reading ]

Crews Complete Duct Bank Installation on 1st Avenue South

Seattle City Light crews recently installed an electrical duct bank on 1st Avenue South, between South Royal Brougham Way and Railroad Way South. 

Electrical Improvements Planned in Yesler Terrace

Starting this June, Seattle City Light crews will be working to improve electrical reliability in the Yesler Terrace neighborhood by installing new utility poles, overhead wire and equipment. This work is needed to replace aging electrical infrastructure and upgrade the existing electrical system.

Crews to Install Electrical Duct Bank on 1st Avenue South

In early February 2018, Seattle City Light crews will be working along 1st Avenue South, between South Royal Brougham Way and Railroad Way South to install a new electrical duct bank. This work is needed to upgrade aging electrical infrastructure in the SODO neighborhood.

City Light to Pilot LED Fixtures in Pioneer Square

Beginning in January 2018, Seattle City Light will be piloting a program to improve customer safety, reduce carbon emissions and conserve resources by installing LED streetlight fixtures in Pioneer Square.  Two manufacturers have been selected and customer comments are needed to decide which fixtures will light Pioneer Square. The new fixtures will be evaluated for appearance, historical integrity and light levels. The fixtures must meet City Light standards and Seattle Department of Transportation minimum light level and uniformity guidelines.

City Light Completes South End Utility Pole Replacements

Contracted crews recently completed their work to replace aging utility poles in parts of Seattle City Light’s south end of the service territory. Crews replaced a total of 274 poles from March 2017 to December 2017.

City Light Completes Electrical System Upgrades in SODO

Seattle City Light crews recently completed a project in late December 2017 to replace aging electrical infrastructure in the SODO neighborhood. The work included the replacement of aging utility poles, overhead wire and equipment to help upgrade the existing electrical system.

Arroyo Community Meeting Scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

Seattle City Light will be hosting a community meeting for Arroyo neighborhood residents on Thursday, December 14 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Westside School to discuss an unplanned power outage that took place on December 3. The meeting will also include information about the history of the neighborhood’s electrical infrastructure, and future upgrades for the Arroyo area.

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.

Business Customers Rate Seattle City Light Highest in Customer Satisfaction

Business customers rated Seattle City Light highest in customer satisfaction among western region midsize electric utilities in the J.D. Power 2016 calendar-year study released today.