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Public Power Succeeds When We Work Together

Seattle City Light, along with more than 2,000 other community-owned electric utilities nationwide, is celebrating Public Power Week. Each year, the first full week in October is set aside to recognize the many contributions made by public power utilities to provide affordable, reliable, and safe power year-round to the communities… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Workers Gather for Memorial Day Events

The sun shone brightly across the North Service Center and South Service Center on May 25 as dozens of City workers gathered to raise the American flag and pay their respects to servicemembers who died serving in the United States Armed Forces. The events, which took place at the service… [ Keep reading ]

Good Energy: Len Kannapell, volunteer on the move

For Energy Management Analyst Len Kannapell, giving back isn’t the kind thing to do – it’s the right thing to do. From organizing neighborhood food drives to mountain climbing fundraisers, Len has donated his time and energy to different causes for 20-plus years. And there’s no stopping him.  “A month-long climbing… [ Keep reading ]

An intern’s guide to City Light – a look back with the 2021 cohort

Summer is in full swing. That means City Light has welcomed a new cohort of enthusiastic, talented and curious interns. In late June, 30 new college interns joined City Light, stepping into a wide range of roles across the utility, from building electrification to natural resources, project management, engineering,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Armando Berdiel, Technical Development Supervisor

The Basics  Years of service: Three. I started on Oct. 15, 2018, the same day as our GM!  Division: Electrification & Strategic Technology  Tells us about your role: I work in the Lighting Design Lab. Our core services are to deliver impactful education and training; showcase emerging technologies through technical evaluations and demonstrations; develop tools… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light Dave Russo, Principal Power Systems Engineer

The Basics Years of service: 41. I was a naval officer before joining the utility. Division: Engineering & Technology Operations Tell us about your role: I supervise – meaning that I try to keep up with – the North Systems Design Group. The group designs distribution system improvements and repairs, large services (commercial or industrial), and pole replacements. This includes underground rebuilds; conversions; reconductor… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Colleen Lenahansen, Senior Public Relations Specialist

The BasicsYears of Service: One year (as of 6/24/21, all remote so far).Division: CommunicationsRole: As part of the External Communications team, I work on connecting our customers and stakeholders with City Light programs, services, and messages. My day-to-day work involves strategizing on how best to convey content to the public,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Hannah Szenk, Talent Acquisition Specialist

The BasicsYears of Service: Six and a halfDivision: Talent and Workforce DevelopmentRole: I recruit new employees to the utility and facilitate all stages of the hiring process. I currently support 26 officers and directors across the organization and also run our internship program hiring process. BackgroundHometown: Issaquah, Wash.Alma Mater: Washington… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Reed Adam, Audit Process Consultant

The BasicsYears of Service: TwoDivision: Financial and Business ServicesRole: As part of Internal Audit, I work on operational and compliance audits with business units across the utility. I also work on data analysis and reporting for Financial and Business Services. BackgroundHometown: I grew up in Seattle but moved to Northern… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Brian Taubeneck, Senior Management Systems Analyst

The BasicsYears of Service: TwoDivision: General Manager’s OfficeRole: I work as a continuous improvement business analyst on the Strategic Planning and Performance team. I coordinate City Light’s participation in various benchmarking studies, and I analyze work processes and look for areas for change and improvement. My current project involves evaluating… [ Keep reading ]