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7 Simple Things You Can Do To Use Less Energy and Save Nearly $500 a Year

Turn Off The Lights And Replace Incandescent Bulbs.  It only takes a few seconds to conserve energy: just remember to always turn off your lights when you leave a room. And switching to energy-efficient LED light bulbs can save you about $75 each year. Program Your Thermostat.Save as much as $180 a… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Continues to Meet I-937 Requirements

The Energy Independence Act, known as Initiative 937, was approved by Washington State voters in 2006. It requires state electric utilities serving 25,000 or more customers to obtain at least 15 percent of their electricity from new renewable resources by 2020 and undertake all cost-effective energy conservation. For energy conservation,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Thor Peterson

“Relative newbie” Thor Peterson started working with City Light in October 2019 in a 11-month TES contract. Before coming to City Light, Thor worked for Seattle Public Utilities and the former Department of Planning Development in conservation and green building roles from 1998-2007, “I’ve got a bit of history with… [ Keep reading ]

Energy Conservation Tips While You Stay Home to Stay Healthy

On April 2, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee extended the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order through May 4, 2020. This decision was made to protect Washingtonians and ensure we are working together to flatten the curve. The City of Seattle has many resources for those that are financially impacted by COVID-19… [ Keep reading ]

Take Action Now to Lower Your Winter Bill

You have the power to reduce your energy consumption and save money for the remainder of the winter. Here’s how you can take your power back.

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 ]

Save Energy With These Recipes From Cookin’ With Kilowatts!

No matter what your traditional Thanksgiving menu includes, odds are your oven and stove does the heavy lifting. Not only do they take time to use, but they also cost more per kilowatt-hour compared to other alternative cooking methods. This summer, we challenged all home cooks, foodies or anyone who… [ 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 ]

Four Ways to Stay Cool This Fourth of July

Stay cool this summer with these four simple steps!

Seattle City Light Named Environmental Champion for Fourth Consecutive Year

To be designated an Environmental Champion, a utility must facilitate consumption management, enable environmental causes, encourage environmentally friendly fleets and buildings, and generally show its customers a dedication to promoting clean energy.