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Murray nominates Austin’s Larry Weis as City Light CEO

Today Mayor Ed Murray nominated Larry Weis, general manager of Austin Energy, to become the next general manager and CEO of Seattle City Light.

Seattle City Light Delivers Real Value with Electricity

Seattle City Light delivers reliable, environmentally responsible electricity to all our customer-owners at the best price in any large city in the country.

Seattle City Light Rate Changes Go Into Effect Jan. 1

As part of a six-year Strategic Plan to maintain reliable, environmentally responsible electricity service for our customers and enhance the services provided in several key areas, a modest rate increase will take effect Jan. 1. The average increase is 4.2 percent.

Seattle City Light, Seattle Aquarium Announce Solar Project

Seattle City Light and the Seattle Aquarium announced today that they will install the largest solar array at any West Coast aquarium this Fall as part of the utility’s Community Solar and Green Up programs.

Safety Tip From the Field

City Light Electrician Constructor Wanda Davis offers a simple safety tip for any outdoor work you might do this summer: Look up for power lines.

Warm weather coming, so be prepared

Seattleites are considered by some to be extreme weather wimps. If it’s snow or hot weather, many face these forecasts with dread. And as with anything dealing with Seattle weather, just wait a few days, and things will change. But since the next few days may see temperatures in the… [ Keep reading ]

Technology Needed to Support a Greener, Smarter Grid

Seattle City Light Information Technology Director Dirk Mahling was interviewed by CIO Talk Radio regarding the future of energy services as utilities try to incorporate more sources of renewable energy into the existing distribution grid and how technology can help.

Fatal Contact with High Voltage Line

At 12:20 a.m. a person climbing a Seattle City Light Transmission tower near 3rd Ave. NW and NW Leary Way came in contact with the 120 kilovolt line. Seattle City Light, Seattle Fire Department and Seattle Police all responded to the site after an initial report of a fire.

Power Restored to Most West Seattle Customers

Seattle City Light crews have restored power to all but about 720 customers in West Seattle by about 3:30 a.m. today, Feb. 20.

Warm a Neighbor’s Heart, Home with Project Share Contribution

The Project Share customer-supported emergency assistance fund at Seattle City Light can be the difference that keeps homes warm and the lights on for people struggling through financial crisis. You can help.