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City Light Employees Raise over $8,000 in Holiday Donations

With our holidays looking a little different this season, one thing has stayed the same at City Light: our employees’ dedication to giving back. The City Light giving workshops have been busy this holiday season, with our employee elves spreading a little extra cheer across the region. Up north at… [ Keep reading ]

Y2K 20 Years Later: An oral history of the final moments of the 20th century at Seattle City Light

It’s hard to believe that this time 20 years ago, the world was preparing for the new millennium. From the infamous “Y2K Bug” to stocking up on canned goods, the months leading up to Y2K was a time of bracing for the unknown. For Seattle City Light, preparing for Y2K… [ Keep reading ]

City Light and Starbucks Team Together to Brighten the Holiday Season for Treehouse

This holiday season, City Light partnered with Starbucks to gather donations of gifts and funds for Treehouse, a local non-profit organization which provides foster children in Washington state with the support they need to thrive. In its second year, the duo spread their holiday cheer across Seattle’s downtown core by… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Help City Light and Starbucks Make Holiday Spirits Bright for Foster Children

Visit a participating Seattle-area Starbucks to help City Light and Treehouse make spirits bright this holiday season.

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 ]

Electrical Safety Tips for Halloween

Halloween is spooky fun for kids and adults alike, but the last thing anyone wants on the holiday is an actual horror story. To make sure you’re safe around electricity while celebrating All Hallows Eve, read these tips.

Seattle City (spot)Light: Tomas Todd

Electrical Construction and Maintenance Supervisor Tomas Todd (aka T. Todd) just celebrated 20 years with Seattle City Light. Based at the utility’s North Service Center, his role encompasses the prioritization of the Relay Unit’s projects and support to the Distribution, Transmission and Power Production electrical systems. This includes Relay testing… [ Keep reading ]

Safety Tips to Make Your Holidays a Success

As the holiday season approaches, Seattle City Light wants all of its customers to celebrate the season in a safe, efficient manner. Here are a few electrical safety tips that you can take to ensure you and your family have a safe and festive holiday season.

10 Tips for Saving Electricity During the Holiday Season

With the holidays right around the corner, Seattle City Light urges you to join us in celebrating the season in an energy-efficient, cost efficient way! Here are a few tips from us to you on reducing electricity consumption through the holiday season.