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Seattle City Light recognized as No. 1 West Midsize Utility in J.D. Power 2020 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study

Seattle City Light received the highest customer satisfaction index score of any midsize electrical utility in the western United States, according to the J.D. Power 2020 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study. The overall satisfaction index examines six factors: power quality and reliability; corporate citizenship; price; billing and payment; communications;… [ Keep reading ]

City Light to Begin LED Streetlight Conversion Work in Downtown Seattle

Seattle City Light is continuing to improve customer safety, reduce carbon emissions and conserve resources by converting the globe streetlights in the downtown Seattle core from high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights to energy-efficient LEDs. The new LED lights will enrich the quality of lighting, improve pedestrian and traffic safety, and maintain the character of downtown Seattle’s historic neighborhoods.

Seattle City Light Hires Executive Director for Lighting Design Lab

Seattle City Light named Irina Rasputnis as its executive director of Lighting Design Lab (LDL). Rasputnis will join City Light’s leadership team.

Show Will Go on for Fremont Solstice Parade

The future looks bright for the Fremont Solstice Parade thanks to a new partnership between the Fremont Arts Council and Seattle City Light.

First Solar Installation for Solarize Seattle Partnership is 700th in Seattle City Light Territory

Northwest SEED, Seattle City Light and a coalition of neighborhood groups celebrated the first solar installation as part of the Solarize Seattle: Northwest campaign Thursday.

Power Restored in Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light repair crews restored power about 11 p.m. Wednesday to the final customers affected by a power outage in Capitol Hill, First Hill and South Lake Union that started when a truck crashed into a utility pole. The crash happened near the intersection of Denny Way and Yale… [ Keep reading ]

Truck Hits Pole, Causes Power Outage for 3,600 Homes, Businesses

Seattle City Light crews were working Wednesday morning to restore power for about 3,600 homes and businesses in Capitol Hill, First Hill and South Lake Union after a car struck a utility pole.

Plan to Double US Energy Productivity by 2030 through Energy Efficiency Announced

The Alliance to Save Energy’s Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy announced this morning at a National Press Club media briefing its plan to double the United States’ energy productivity by the year 2030.

Technology and Innovation Land Ladder Creek Falls Outdoor Lighting Design Award

Seattle City Light’s restoration of the historic Ladder Creek Falls light show at the Skagit Hydroelectric Project won a Paul Waterbury Award for Outdoor Lighting Design Excellence from the Illuminating Engineering Society.

Power Restored in Southeast Seattle, Tukwila

Seattle City Light crews restored power by 8:30 p.m. Monday to all 11,000 homes and businesses that were affected by power outages from a morning wind storm. Sustained winds of up to 40 mph with gusts approaching 60 mph knocked down trees, which fell into power lines breaking poles, wires… [ Keep reading ]