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Seattle City (spot)Light: Josh Walter

Josh Walter first began his City Light career as an intern in 2008. In 2009, he returned to the utility and now serves as a Strategic Advisor for the Power Contracts, Regional Affairs and Strategic Planning division. “We advocate for City Light and our resources to participate in energy markets… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Opposes Federal Rule Favoring Coal, Nuclear Power

Seattle City Light is opposing a proposed federal rule change that would provide higher prices for baseload electricity generated by coal and nuclear power plants for reliability and resiliency attributes the U.S. Department of Energy claims they provide.

Rate Decrease for City Light Customers Coming in October

A message from Chief Financial Officer Paula Laschober of Seattle City Light. Starting Oct. 1, 2017, Seattle City Light customers will see lower bills following a rate decrease of approximately 1.6 percent. This decrease was made possible by City Light’s proactive management of its power supply contract with the Bonneville Power… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light, BPA, EPRI to Host Data Center Efficiency Workshop

Seattle City Light, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and the Electric Power research Institute (EPRI) are conducting a workshop March 10 that will explain how to provide a reliable, more efficient operating environment for data centers and IT equipment rooms that could reduce an entire building’s electric costs by 5 to 10 percent.

Seattle City Light Delivers Real Value with Electricity

Seattle City Light delivers reliable, environmentally responsible electricity to all our customer-owners at the best price in any large city in the country.

Crews overcome challenges to upgrade south-end electrical system

City Light crews and contractors are putting the final touches on a project that climbed hills and crossed swamps, railroads, an interstate freeway and a state highway, all to improve City Light’s distribution, transmission and communications systems in the south end of Seattle.

Unexpected Mountain Snows Are Great News for City Light Customers

Seattle City Light customers can expect to keep more green in their pockets thanks to February’s record-setting snowfall in the mountains and this month’s additional storms.  The increased snowfall means a greater snowpack for use in generating electricity at our hydroelectric dams. According to the most recent financial forecast, the… [ Keep reading ]

What a Possible Surcharge Could Mean to You

Low prices on the electricity Seattle City Light sells to other utilities and uncertainty about how much snow might fall in the mountains to feed the utility’s hydroelectric dams could trigger an automatic surcharge on customers’ bills later this year. Here’s what that could mean for you.

Seattle City Light Seeks Lucky Peak Energy Exchange

Seattle City Light is accepting proposals from other utilities and power marketers to exchange the energy produced by the Lucky Peak hydroelectric irrigation project in Idaho for a fixed amount of energy to be delivered during the fall and winter.

Seattle City Light’s Jim Baggs Elected to Western Electricity Reliability Post

Seattle City Light Compliance Officer Jim Baggs has been elected to chair the membership committee that will advise a new company created to oversee electric reliability coordination for energy generation and transmission in 17 western states.