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Y2K 20 Years Later: An oral history of the final moments of the 20th century at Seattle City Light

It’s hard to believe that this time 20 years ago, the world was preparing for the new millennium. From the infamous “Y2K Bug” to stocking up on canned goods, the months leading up to Y2K was a time of bracing for the unknown. For Seattle City Light, preparing for Y2K… [ Keep reading ]

City Light and Starbucks Team Together to Brighten the Holiday Season for Treehouse

This holiday season, City Light partnered with Starbucks to gather donations of gifts and funds for Treehouse, a local non-profit organization which provides foster children in Washington state with the support they need to thrive. In its second year, the duo spread their holiday cheer across Seattle’s downtown core by… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Innovative Pilot Project Seeks to Grow a Forest More Resilient to Climate Change

An innovative pilot project will replant portions of logged land now owned by Seattle City Light to grow a new forest that could be more resilient to climate change. Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and its partners – City Light, Seattle Public Utilities and the Northwest Natural Resource Group —… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light and Seattle Fire Department Partner to Address Network Vault Fires

At an event and demonstration today with the Seattle Fire Department and Seattle City Light, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the first-in-the-nation partnership today between Seattle City Light and the Seattle Fire Department to more effectively fight fires in underground electrical vaults. “Seattle has always been at the leading… [ Keep reading ]

❄️Winter Wonderland at City Light’s Hydroelectric Projects❄️

Our hydroelectric projects in the North Cascades and in northeastern Washington have had enough snow to make Jack Frost jealous.

10 Ways to Prepare for This Week’s Stormy Conditions

What will you do if the power goes out? Take action now by creating a storm plan for you, your family and your property.

Public Power Week — A Message from Larry Weis, Seattle City Light GM & CEO

Public Power Week is an opportunity to celebrate the publicly-owned utilities across the country. Since 1905, Seattle City Light has provided safe, reliable and affordable power to its customers. City Light has a powerful history and prides itself on its Northwest values – this includes social responsibility, energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. As we celebrate our past, we must also look toward and prepare for the future.

March Windstorm Rolls into Seattle

High winds knocked out power to Seattle residents and other outlying neighborhoods this morning. Seattle City Light crews restored power to 6,000 customers and approximately 9,000 still remain without power. The impacted areas include: Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, North Seattle and Seattle’s Capitol Hill and Montlake neighborhood.

Beware of Con Artists Posing as Utility Bill Collectors

Seattle City Light reminds its customers to beware of con artists who pose as utility bill collectors.