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Microgrid Open House Scheduled for Dec. 9 at Miller Community Center

Seattle City Light and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite community members to an open house at Miller Community Center (330 19th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112) to learn about the Resiliency Solar Microgrid Project. The open house will be held on Monday, December 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Seattle City Light awards contract for solar microgrid that will provide emergency backup power to Miller Community Center

Seattle City Light has awarded a $1.8 million contract to a team led by Worley to design and construct a solar microgrid at Miller Community Center, located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on July 10.

High Wind Warning: Be Prepared for Potential Outages

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for the Seattle area, and it will remain in effect until 9 p.m. tonight. Seattle City Light is readying supplementary crews and resources in order to respond to potential outages, and you should be ready too. While wind-related outages are not a sure thing this evening, we want you to be prepared in case they do occur. 

Seattle City (spot)Light: Jerry Koenig

For City Light’s Jerry Koenig, it’s not a matter of “if,” it’s a matter of “when” an emergency will strike.

Winter Weather Advisory: Be Prepared in Case of Power Outages

While storm-related outages are not a sure thing this evening, we want you to be prepared in case they do occur.

Seattle City Light Crews Prepare to Take Winter By Storm

Seattle City Light crews demonstrated their preparations for winter storms Monday, while calling on residents to their part by assembling emergency preparedness kits and developing plans for how they will respond when storms arrive.

Crews restore power to most windstorm outage customers

Crews working through Saturday night and Sunday have restored power to all but 803 customers who lost power during the Oct. 25-26 windstorm. The customers who remain without power are likely connected to smaller side lines. These lines involve fewer buildings and are often the hardest to repair. We estimate… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light, Snohomish PUD Ready to Take Winter By Storm

Are you ready for whatever stormy conditions Mother Nature may bring to the Pacific Northwest in the coming months? That was the challenge recently posed to Andrew Brown and his family by Seattle City Light and the other partners in the annual Take Winter By Storm campaign.

Local Utilities, Emergency Responders Ready to ‘Take Winter By Storm’

Emergency responders from several regional agencies gathered today at Seattle City Light’s North Service Center to emphasize the need for Puget Sound residents to be prepared for potentially treacherous winter weather and power outages.

Storm Season Starts Early – City Light Wants You to be Safe and Prepared

Last night, Mother Nature ushered in a September storm to remember; knocking out power to more than 21,000 City Light customers. Crews worked through the night and morning to restore power to various neighborhoods in Seattle and other outlying areas in its service territory.