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New Green Up Program Options

Green Up is a voluntary renewable energy program that allows you to support Pacific Northwest wind, solar and other renewable energy projects generating carbon-free energy. When you participate in Green Up, we purchase regional renewable energy credits (RECs) on your behalf and fund local rooftop solar projects hosted by nonprofits and public organizations like affordable housing, schools, and parks.

5 Ways City Light Goes Green

With more than 40 years of conservation programs, a long history of producing clean hydropower and a zero-carbon footprint, City Light strives to be the Nation’s Greenest Utility.  In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here are five ways our utility and customers go green! 1. Weatherizing Homes to Save Energy For low-income… [ 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 ]

Four Ways to Stay Cool This Fourth of July

Stay cool this summer with these four simple steps!

Seattle City Light Named Environmental Champion for Fourth Consecutive Year

To be designated an Environmental Champion, a utility must facilitate consumption management, enable environmental causes, encourage environmentally friendly fleets and buildings, and generally show its customers a dedication to promoting clean energy.

Seattle City Light Announces $1 Million of Green Up Grants

On September 29, 2017, Seattle City Light announced $1 million in community Green Up grants. The program supports renewable energy development and educational programs.

Seattle City Light Continues to Meet I-937 Requirements

Seattle City Light continues to meet the renewable energy and energy conservation requirements of the Energy Independence Act, passed by Washington state voters in 2006 as Initiative 937.

Seattle City (spot)Light: Seema Ghosh

Power Systems Engineer Seema Ghosh shares what sparked her engineering career and the drive behind her work.

Green Up Supports Renewable Energy with $1,000,000 in Grants

In 2017 and 2018, Seattle City Light’s Green Up program will provide $1,000,000 in grants to support renewable energy projects and education programs at schools, public institutions and nonprofit organizations.

A Cleaner Energy Future Through New Markets

Seattle City Light General Manager & CEO Larry Weis stated the utility’s intention to prepare to join the Energy Imbalance Market managed by the California Independent System Operator (ISO) beginning in April 2019.