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Seattle City Light Begins Advanced Metering Upgrade

Seattle City Light will replace more than 420,000 meters by the end of 2018 with new, advanced meters.

Seattle City (spot)Light: Bianca Smith

In this week’s Seattle City (spot)Light, we talk with Bianca Smith about her team’s role in pushing City Light towards innovative technology. Bianca is a project lead in City Light’s Technology Innovation group, where she works on emerging technologies to be integrated into the utility of the future. Her team… [ Keep reading ]

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.

City Light Seeks Customer Comments on Advanced Meters

Seattle City Light is scheduled to start replacing its aging electrical meters with advanced meters that provide two-way communication in 2015. As a part of the planning process for that transition, City Light is asking its customers to share any comments, questions or concerns they might have about advanced meters. We want to hear from you.

Technology Needed to Support a Greener, Smarter Grid

Seattle City Light Information Technology Director Dirk Mahling was interviewed by CIO Talk Radio regarding the future of energy services as utilities try to incorporate more sources of renewable energy into the existing distribution grid and how technology can help.