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Microgrid Open House Scheduled for Dec. 9 at Miller Community Center

Seattle City Light and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite community members to an open house at Miller Community Center (330 19th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112) to learn about the Resiliency Solar Microgrid Project. The open house will be held on Monday, December 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Seattle City Light awards contract for solar microgrid that will provide emergency backup power to Miller Community Center

Seattle City Light has awarded a $1.8 million contract to a team led by Worley to design and construct a solar microgrid at Miller Community Center, located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on July 10.

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 ]

Crews Have Restored Power to Laurelhurst/Windermere/Ravenna Customers

City Light crews have restored power to all affected Laurelhurst/Windermere/Ravenna customers as of approximately 12:45 a.m.  The outage had started at 11 p.m. last night and originally affected 5,300 customers. The cause was a failed underground cable.

How to Stay Safe and Warm During a Winter Power Outage

Power outages are never welcome occasions, but when they occur during cold winter weather they can go from an inconvenience to a safety hazard all too quickly. If you want to stay warm and safe during a winter outage, it’s best to be prepared!

Prepare for Possible Wind-Related Outages

With the National Weather Service forecast calling for the possibility of high winds Friday, Seattle City Light is starting its preparations for the possibility of power outages and encouraging customers to do the same.

Repair Crews Responding to Outages Affecting About 6,200 Customers

Scattered outages are affecting approximately 6,200 Seattle City Light customers.

Repair Crews Responding to Outages Affecting About 46,000 Homes, Businesses

As of 5:30 p.m., crews have restored power to approximately 12,000 Seattle City Light customers.

Update on windstorm outages

Seattle City Light continues to see more outages from the wind, now up to at least 35,000 customers. The utility prepared for this and has extra crews out in the field to spot problems and get them fixed as quickly and safely as possible. When there are some reliable restoration… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Testing Distribution System in Shoreline & Lake Forest Park

Seattle City Light will continue testing automated switching technology in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park that is designed to speed the restoration of service when a power line is damaged.