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Seattle City Light Joins EPRI Initiative to Support Widescale National EV Rollout

Earlier this month, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced EVs2Scale2030™, a three-year initiative designed to support the widescale rollout of electric vehicles (EV). As one of the founding electric companies behind the initiative, Seattle City Light is excited to join hundreds of stakeholders in this effort to plan for… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Joins MTRWestern, Amtrak and WSDOT to Unveil First-Ever Electric Bus in the Amtrak National Network

Yesterday, Seattle City Light joined partners from across the state to unveil the first-ever electric bus in the Amtrak National Network as it prepared to embark on its inaugural journey. Operated by Amtrak’s regional partner MTRWestern, the bus will provide a round-trip, midday service for travelers heading from King Street… [ Keep reading ]

Updates on Seattle’s Clean Transportation Electrification Blueprint

Transportation is the primary contributor to greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change in Seattle. Pollution from transportation degrades air and water quality, all of which disproportionately harm our Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities. Seattle City Light is committed to reducing climate pollution in the transportation sector. To accomplish… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Wins EPRI Technology Transfer Awards for Electrification Innovation

Join us in congratulating two Seattle City Light project teams on receiving Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) 2022 Technology Transfer Awards, which recognize leaders and innovators who have applied EPRI research to help shape the future of energy. The City Light teams were recognized in EPRI’s Power Delivery and Utilization… [ Keep reading ]

Announcing a New Program to Help Seattle Small Businesses Transition Their Fleets to EVs 

More small businesses are purchasing electric vehicles (EVs) to offset business costs and reduce harmful emissions. If you’re in the market for an EV, you might have some unanswered questions, like “How do I get EV chargers installed?” and “Are EVs worth it?” Seattle City Light’s new Fleet Electrification Program is… [ Keep reading ]

How the Inflation Reduction Act will help you

The landmark Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is all anyone can seem to talk about since President Biden first signed it into law on August 16, 2022. What is it? Who will benefit? But the average homeowner is probably asking themselves “How will it help me?” With just over $370 billion… [ Keep reading ]

City Light & King County Announce Opening of New Electric Bus Charging Base

On Wednesday, March 30, Seattle City Light joined King County Metro and the City of Tukwila to celebrate the opening of the Metro Transit South Base charging facility for Metro’s new fleet of all-electric buses. The facility supports efforts to provide accessible electrified public transit for south King County communities… [ Keep reading ]

Electrifying Seattle’s Transportation Infrastructure

Last week the City of Seattle released its plan toward a clean and equitable transportation system in the comprehensive Transportation Electrification Blueprint. The Blueprint outlines how the City will reduce climate emissions and air pollution, increase electric mobility options, and create a pipeline of green jobs and workforce diversity. City… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light unveils new electric vehicle chargers in Tukwila

Seattle City Light announced five new utility-owned electric vehicle (EV) chargers in Tukwila, Wash. The publicly accessible stations are part of a utility initiative to deliver community-focused transportation electrification solutions that meet customer needs, reduce carbon emissions and air pollution. Sited in one of City Light’s franchise cities, this is the first public infrastructure site the utility has opened outside of Seattle city limits.