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45 Years of Conservation

For 45 years, Seattle City Light has had the longest continually running conservation program in the country. Since its inception in 1977, energy efficiency measures supported by the utility have been installed in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities throughout our service territory. As a result of this legacy and current… [ Keep reading ]

Keep cool and cook on! Summer grilling ideas that won’t heat up your home  

Nathan MacDonald is a Senior Public Relations Specialist with Seattle City Light. He is a busy dad of twins, is obsessed with eating and making Texas barbecue and loves to cook using unique methods and gadgets. When you think of a summertime cookout, electricity probably isn’t the first thing that… [ Keep reading ]

How to stay safe, cool and energy-efficient during the heat wave.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through Monday night with temperatures reaching the 90s in some areas. While the heat may be a welcomed change for some, it can also turn from uncomfortable to dangerous in a matter of minutes. We have a list of tips to… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Celebrates Earth Day with Completion of Miller Community Center Microgrid Project

What better timing to celebrate the completion of the Miller Community Center Microgrid than Earth Day! Despite early showers, the sun arrived just in time for honored guests, Governor Jay Inslee and Mayor Bruce Harrell, to tour the project and deliver remarks. Our own Emeka Anyanwu hosted the tour with… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

5 Ways City Light Goes Green

With more than 40 years of conservation programs, a long history of producing clean hydropower and a zero-carbon footprint, City Light strives to be the Nation’s Greenest Utility.  In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here are five ways our utility and customers go green! 1. Weatherizing Homes to Save Energy For low-income… [ 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.

Seattle City (spot)Light: Darrin Kinney

Distribution System Planner Darrin Kinney has been part of City Light’s Energy Delivery Engineering group for four years.

Seattle City Light Continues to Meet I-937 Requirements

Seattle City Light continues to meet the renewable energy and energy conservation requirements of the Energy Independence Act, passed by Washington state voters in 2006 as Initiative 937.