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City Light is ready for winter weather. Are you?

Seattle City Light monitors weather conditions to prepare for potential power outages when high winds, heavy rain, or snow and ice are in the forecast. We are prepared with the necessary equipment, supplies, chains for trucks, etc., to respond to any outage. Should there be widespread outages, we have crews… [ Keep reading ]

I Value: Seattle City Light’s Mission to Engage Employees with the Utility’s Values

This story was published originally in the September 2019 issue of Northwest Public Power Association Bulletin Magazine. Please note: positions and titles of contributors may have changed since the time of original publication. What do you value? At first glance, it’s a straightforward question, but it can challenge someone to… [ 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 ]

Women in Power Hosts Event to Press for Progress

On Thursday, more than 240 members of the City of Seattle community attended the Women in Power: Press for Progress event. This event celebrated International Women’s Day and powerful women everywhere. The event took place in the Bertha Knight Landes Room, named after Seattle’s first female mayor. Opening speaker Mayor… [ Keep reading ]

How to Stay Safe and Warm During a Winter Power Outage

Here we go again… This weekend’s windy, snowy and yes, even stormy weather could cause short and long-term outages in our area. When outages occur, City Light’s response prioritizes life safety first, followed by emergency services and then by repairs which will bring the largest number of customers back into service. In… [ Keep reading ]

❄️Winter Wonderland at City Light’s Hydroelectric Projects❄️

Our hydroelectric projects in the North Cascades and in northeastern Washington have had enough snow to make Jack Frost jealous.

10 Ways to Prepare for This Week’s Stormy Conditions

What will you do if the power goes out? Take action now by creating a storm plan for you, your family and your property.

Seattle City (spot)Light: Erin Thompson

Born in Olympia, Erin Thompson is a native Washingtonian who holds a B.A. in history from Western Washington University. “I’m a local girl all the way,” she said. In her role as Senior HR Business Partner, she leads the records and benefits group where she focuses on process improvements and… [ Keep reading ]