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Four Ways to Stay Cool This Fourth of July

Stay cool this summer with these four simple steps!

City Light Opposes Federal Rule Favoring Coal, Nuclear Power

Seattle City Light is opposing a proposed federal rule change that would provide higher prices for baseload electricity generated by coal and nuclear power plants for reliability and resiliency attributes the U.S. Department of Energy claims they provide.

Seattle City Light to Participate in Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative

Seattle City Light will participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative as a public utility stakeholder in the Washington State Energy Strategies project team to support the widespread deployment of safe, reliable, and cost-effective solar energy. City Light will work with other agencies and utilities to identify solar benefits… [ Keep reading ]

UW and Seattle City Light partner on solar testbed installation

The University of Washington is installing solar panels on three residence halls in partnership with Seattle City Light’s Green Up program to support research on clean energy and smart grid technology. “This project will put our students in the middle of a quiet revolution, the digitization of energy,” said UW… [ Keep reading ]

Department of Energy Outlines Roadmap to City Light-backed Efficiency Goal

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz’s recent release of A Strategic Roadmap for American Energy Innovation: Economic Growth and Competitiveness demonstrates national support for doubling the country’s energy productivity by 2030, a goal Seattle City Light has championed as a partner in the Alliance to Save Energy.

Seattle City Light Helps Drive Stronger Battery Charger Efficiency Standards

Seattle City Light’s advocacy for energy efficiency is helping make the battery chargers for hundreds of millions of devices sold in the United States each year more efficient.

VP Biden Highlights Importance of Climate Change Work Group, Including Seattle City Light

Vice President Joe Biden highlighted the importance of a new partnership among Seattle City Light and 16 other utilities that will work to improve the resilience of the country’s energy infrastructure in the face of extreme weather and climate change.

Seattle City Light Partners with Preservation Green Lab on Main Street Challenge

Seattle City Light will be partnering with Preservation Green Lab in its mission to “strengthen the fabric of communities by leveraging the value of existing buildings to reduce resource waste, create jobs, and bolster a strong sense of community.”

Seattle City Light First Utility Certified for Green Button Data

As part of an effort to expand the tools customers have to manage their energy consumption and save money, Seattle City Light became the first U.S. utility to achieve certification for the “Green Button” data it shares with customers.

City Light Shares Expertise as Detroit Tries Rebuilding Crumbling Streetlight, Electrical Systems

Seattle City Light is sharing its expertise in energy efficient street lighting as part of a White House advisory team that is working to help the city of Detroit replace its crumbling streetlight and electrical infrastructure, enhance disaster recovery, reduce theft and vandalism, promote urban renewal and negotiate tariffs related to electrical services.