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Four pivotal periods in City Light’s century-plus history of public power

Established in 1910, City Light’s public power is integral to Seattle’s civic history.

WOMEN IN POWER: How Seattle City Light’s Employees Came Together to Empower

This story was published originally in the March 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. It started with an idea. For Seattle City Light’s Sarah Davis, the idea stemmed from attending a… [ Keep reading ]

Five Things That Made Seattle’s Public Power Possible

Get to know the innovation that made public power possible in Seattle.

Public Power Week — A Message from Larry Weis, Seattle City Light GM & CEO

Public Power Week is an opportunity to celebrate the publicly-owned utilities across the country. Since 1905, Seattle City Light has provided safe, reliable and affordable power to its customers. City Light has a powerful history and prides itself on its Northwest values – this includes social responsibility, energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. As we celebrate our past, we must also look toward and prepare for the future.

Seattle City Light Celebrates Public Power Week

Starting Oct. 2 to Oct. 8, Seattle City Light will be joining more than 2,000 public utilities as it celebrates Public Power Week, hosted by the American Public Power Association. Throughout the week, you will meet some of City Light’s hard-working staff, learn more about the utility’s history and find out more about what public power means to you.

Energy Efficient Street Lighting: Another Benefit of Public Power

As we celebrate Public Power Week, a new report by Navigant Research shows how community ownership is driving investments in efficient LED streetlights that save energy and money. The Navigant report details the efforts of public power utilities like Seattle City Light to upgrade street lighting to LED technology and how… [ Keep reading ]

What Does Public Power Mean To YOU? Celebrate Public Power Week, Oct. 5 – 11

This week, Oct. 5-11, local citizens, communities and government officials are taking part in celebrating the the 28th annual Public Power Week, a nationwide program that celebrates the importance of public power.

Gov. Inslee Joins Public Power Week Celebration

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a proclamation today, recognizing the benefits that publicly owned electric utilities like Seattle City Light provide Washington residents and declaring the week of Oct. 6-12 as Public Power Week.

Get Snapping in Seattle City Light’s Public Power Week Photo Scavenger Hunt

To celebrate Public Power Week, which starts today, Seattle City Light invites you to join our photo scavenger hunt.

Fun Photographers Invited to Celebrate Public Power Week, Win Prizes

To highlight the many benefits of public power during Public Power Week, including low-cost electricity, environmental stewardship and community involvement, Seattle City Light is hosting a photo scavenger hunt.