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Skagit River Hydro Project Relicensing Update

Seattle City Light continues working toward preparing to submit an application for the relicensing of the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Even as we move forward through the relicensing process and start the field studies that will help us be good stewards of the natural and cultural resources of the Skagit… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Announces Recipients of 2019 Wildlife Research Program Grants

Last week, City Light announced the recipients of four new Wildlife Research Program research grants aimed at gaining a better understanding of wildlife and ecosystems in the North Cascades.

FERC Approves $2 Million Settlement Benefitting Seattle City Light

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved a settlement agreement that will provide Seattle City Light with $2 million to resolve its claims against Vancouver, B.C.-based Powerex related to high prices for electricity that were charged during the West Coast energy crisis of 2000 and 2001.

City Light Settles Energy Crisis Claim With Powerex for $2 Million

Seattle City Light and Vancouver, B.C.-based Powerex filed a $2 million settlement agreement with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today to resolve claims relating to high prices for energy that were charged during the West Coast energy crisis of 2000-01.

Regulators confirm new 42-year license for City Light’s Boundary Dam

Seattle City Light has overcome the last hurdle to achieve a new license for its Boundary Hydroelectric Project, which is located on the Pend Oreille River near Metaline Falls. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) deadline for appeals of the Boundary license order expired Aug. 19. FERC issued a new 42-year license order for Boundary Dam on March 20, 2013, consistent with a settlement agreement that City Light filed with FERC in 2010. With no appeals filed, this ends the FERC relicensing process for Boundary Dam.

Seattle City Light Receives 42-Year License for Boundary Dam

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued an order for a new, 42-year license for Seattle City Light’s largest hydroelectric dam, Boundary, on the Pend Oreille River near Metaline Falls.

Boundary Dam Relicensing Agreement Reached

Seattle City Light and Pend Oreille Public Utility District, along with state and federal agencies, the Kalispel Tribe, conservation groups and concerned local citizens have filed comprehensive settlement agreements supporting the relicensing of Boundary Dam and the removal of Mill Pond Dam.