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Artists imagine alternate worlds in “Solar Utopias”

On February 12, 2021, 12 local artists shared their vision for the future in a series of short films titled Solar Utopias. The artists—Brent Watanabe, C. Davida Ingram, Clyde Petersen, coley mixan, D.K. Pan, Inye Wokoma, Satpreet Kahlon, Stefan Gruber, Susan Robb, Tracy Rector, Webster Crowell, and wynne greenwood— created… [ Keep reading ]

Virtual STEAM Education Workshop for Seattle-Area Youth

Unfazed by the challenges of a pandemic, City Light teamed up with the SPIN Girls program for a second year to produce a STEAM in Power Workshop. And not surprisingly, it went virtual this year. City Light’s Uzma Siddiqi, grid modernization team supervisor, and Chris Armstrong, internal communications advisor, were… [ Keep reading ]

City Light’s Commitment to Women and Minority-Owned Businesses

Seattle City Light actively supports opportunities for women and minority-owned businesses. We provide networking opportunities, conduct outreach, facilitate technical assistance, and encourage businesses to register using the Online Business Directory so they are supported in consulting and purchasing contract opportunities with the City of Seattle. The City’s women and minority-owned… [ Keep reading ]

Cost-Effective Solar Power for Local Nonprofits and Affordable Housing – Green Up Community Program

GREEN UP COMMUNITY IS NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AT THIS TIME. We will announce when we are accepting applications again. Seattle City Light and the Washington State Housing Finance Commission’s (WSHFC) Sustainable Energy Trust are partnering to bring cost-effective solar power to affordable housing and qualifying nonprofit facilities via the City… [ Keep reading ]

Year in Review: Reflecting on an Unforgettable Year

It’s hard to pick the proper superlative to describe 2020. It was a year that has affected us all in some way while being a year that we’ll never forget. Even at its darkest moments, we still witnessed sparks of the resilient human spirit and glimpses of hope for a… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Employees Raise over $8,000 in Holiday Donations

With our holidays looking a little different this season, one thing has stayed the same at City Light: our employees’ dedication to giving back. The City Light giving workshops have been busy this holiday season, with our employee elves spreading a little extra cheer across the region. Up north at… [ Keep reading ]

Free Energy-Saving Equipment Installation for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Has your small business been impacted by COVID-19? Are you looking for ways to save on your electricity bill? Seattle City Light is offering free efficient lighting and water savers to small businesses and nonprofits for a limited time. If you currently have inefficient incandescent, halogen, or compact fluorescent lighting,… [ Keep reading ]

Community (spot)Light: Bob Weeks

Meet Seattle City Light volunteer, Bob Weeks. Bob, along with the occasional help of family and friends, has spent the past year working tirelessly within a utility transmission corridor next to the Duwamish River.

Supporting our Seattle City Light customers during these challenging times

As we support our customers negatively impacted by COVID-19, Seattle City Light wants to ensure everyone knows about all available resources. In addition to payment assistance, City Light is: Not shutting off power* for non-payment and working with customers to ensure uninterrupted service. Waiving late fees and making every effort… [ Keep reading ]

Support for Small Business & Non-Profit City Light Customers Impacted by COVID-19

We understand that COVID-19 and Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order have impacted our small business and non-profit customers in unprecedented ways. Seattle City Light is here to help by making our resources for small and medium business customers easier to access. You can now sign up for bill… [ Keep reading ]