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How to Keep Your Holidays Merry & Bright

The winter holiday season has arrived meaning it’s time to unpack that box of lights and decorations. Before you begin to deck your dwelling, here are a few tips that will keep you and yours safe while helping you conserve energy! If you’re not the Clark Griswold type, walk through… [ Keep reading ]

Enhanced Cellular/Data Upgrades Planned in Fall 2018

Seattle City Light is supporting enhanced cellular and data services in various Seattle neighborhoods by attaching low-power omni-directional antennas and equipment cabinets to existing utility poles within the public right-of-way.

System Reliability Work on Spokane Street Viaduct to Start on July 14

Starting on Friday, July 14, Seattle City Light crews plan to improve electrical system reliability by pulling new wire over the top of the West Seattle Bridge near 2nd Avenue South.

Seattle City (spot)Light: Rose Feliciano

Celebrating 15 years with the City of Seattle, Rose Feliciano is part of City Light’s Government and Legislative Affairs team where she’s served the utility since 2009. A Tennessee native, Rose moved to Southern California when she was nine, but ventured to the Pacific Northwest after graduating from Carnegie Mellon… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Continues Pole Replacement Work in March

Starting in mid-to-late March 2017, Seattle City Light will continue replacing aging utility poles in various parts of the utility’s service territory to improve and upgrade electrical reliability for customers.

Advanced Metering Utility Pole Upgrades Planned for February 2017

In February 2017, Seattle City Light will continue supporting Advanced Metering services throughout the utility’s service territory by replacing existing utility poles with taller poles, which will host wireless utility data collection equipment. The new poles will be 70 feet tall, which is about 20 feet taller than the existing poles.

City Light Continues Utility Pole Upgrades for Advanced Metering

In January 2017, Seattle City Light will continue supporting Advanced Metering services throughout the utility’s service territory by replacing existing utility poles with taller poles, which will host wireless utility data collection equipment. The new poles will be 70 feet tall, which is about 20 feet taller than the existing poles.

City Light to Replace Aging Utility Poles in Parts of Seattle and Burien

Seattle City Light is planning to replace aging utility poles in parts of Seattle and Burien to help improve and upgrade the electrical reliability in parts of the service territory. The installation of new poles, wire and equipment relocation is an important investment in infrastructure.

Crane Fire Demonstrates Need For Safety Precautions Around Power Lines

A fire at a West Seattle construction site this morning shows how important it is to be safe around power lines. A crane operator was hoisting trusses for a building when part of the machinery came into contact with a power line. The surge of electricity started a fire that eventually engulfed the crane’s cab. Fortunately, no one was injured.

Crews Responding to Outages Affecting About 11,000 Customers

Crews are responding to scattered outages in Seattle City Light’s service territory. Winds are expected cause.