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Mayor Durkan celebrates passage of Transportation Electrification Plan to guide Seattle City Light’s investments in an electrified transportation system

Seattle City Light’s Transportation Electrification Strategic Investment Plan will guide equitable investments to electrify all forms of transportation Mayor Jenny Durkan today applauded City Council’s passage of Seattle City Light’s Transportation Electrification Strategic Investment Plan, an important step in committing resources and making investments to modernize our electric grid and… [ Keep reading ]

COVID-19 Response: An open letter from City Light CEO, Debra Smith

At Seattle City Light we are working hard to react quickly to COVID-19 while remaining committed to the well-being, both physical and financial, of our dedicated employees and the communities we serve. We’re doing our best to navigate through this unprecedented event as each day brings new developments. Our service… [ Keep reading ]

City Council Unanimously Confirms Public Utility Industry Veteran Debra Smith As Next General Manager and CEO of Seattle City Light

The Seattle City Council unanimously confirmed by a vote of 9-0 Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s nominee for the next General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Seattle City Light, Debra Smith. Smith, a public utility industry veteran, will be sworn in by Mayor Durkan on October 15. She will be… [ Keep reading ]

Business Customers Rate Seattle City Light Highest in Customer Satisfaction

Business customers rated Seattle City Light highest in customer satisfaction among western region midsize electric utilities in the J.D. Power 2016 calendar-year study released today.

City of Seattle brings Utility Discount to 10,000 more households

Today Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) Director Andrew Lofton announced proposed changes to the Utility Discount Program (UDP) to auto-enroll more than 10,000 low-income Seattle Housing Authority households. Today’s announcement puts the City on track to surpass the Mayor’s goal to double program enrollment two years ahead of schedule.

Murray nominates Austin’s Larry Weis as City Light CEO

Today Mayor Ed Murray nominated Larry Weis, general manager of Austin Energy, to become the next general manager and CEO of Seattle City Light.

Seattle City Light Proposes Higher Energy Savings Goal

Seattle City Light will work to help its customers achieve even more energy conservation in the next two years without increasing its budget under a proposed goal submitted to the City Council today.

Mayor, City Light Announce “Operation LED” to Distribute Up to 370,000 Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

Every residential customer of Seattle City Light can now get a free, energy efficient LED light bulb through the utility’s Operation LED campaign.

Seattle City Light Introduces MobE to Teach People About Solar Energy

Mayor Ed Murray helped Seattle City Light unveil a first-of-its kind interactive kiosk today that will use the power of the Sun to teach people about solar and other forms of renewable energy.

White House Names Seattle “Climate Action Champion”

Today the White House recognized Seattle as a Climate Action Champion, one of 16 local and tribal governments that demonstrated a strong and ongoing commitment to actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance climate resilience.