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Warm Winter Weather Elsewhere Can Affect Electricity Prices Here in Seattle

While the Pacific Northwest is experiencing cold temperatures and mountains are covered with snow, unusually warm conditions in other parts of the country are holding down prices on the surplus electricity Seattle City Light sells to other utilities.

Young Artists Sought for Shrinking Bigfoot Calendar Contest

Seattle City Light is looking for young artists to participate in a Shrinking Bigfoot art contest. The utility is asking them to share their ideas for shrinking their carbon footprints by reducing their energy consumption.

Seattle City Council Adopts Seattle City Light Six-Year Strategic Plan

By a vote of 8-0, the Seattle City Council has passed a resolution adopting Seattle City Light’s proposed six-year strategic plan. The plan includes revenue requirements that equal about a 4.7 percent rate increase for each of the next six years.

UPDATE: Power outage in West Seattle

A garbage truck that hit a tree, knocking the tree into power lines about 2:30 p.m. was responsible for a power outage in the Alki area of West Seattle.

Get the Facts on City Light’s Rate Stabilization Account

Seattle City Light has produced a fact sheet to answer questions about how a recently approved rate stabilization fund will work.

Small Snowpack Means Big Cuts for City Light Revenue

Warm, dry weather throughout the Pacific Northwest this winter will hurt Seattle City Light’s power supplies throughout 2010 and cut revenues from surplus power sales dramatically.

Hohm Improvements Make it Easier to Save Energy, Money

Seattle City Light customers who use Microsoft’s free online energy-saving application called Hohm now have several new enhancements that make it easier to track energy use, find ways to conserve electricity and reduce utility bills.

Power Fully Restored to First Hill and Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light fully restored power at about 4:50 a.m., to customers in the First Hill and Capitol Hill neighborhoods.

Power Outage in Tukwila: Update 11:55 PM

Seattle City Light is responding to an outage affecting approximately 3,600 customers in Tukwila.

DOE selects NW and Seattle City Light for Smart Grid demo

DOE selects NW and Seattle City Light for $178M smart grid demonstration. The Pacific Northwest Grid Demonstration Project includes City Light, University of Washington and McKinstry Energy Services among others.