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Windstorm Outage Update – Jan. 14

We understand how challenging the past few days have been as our region recovers from one of the largest storms in recent memory. Our crews have been working non-stop since the storm began. In addition to our field crews, personnel from vegetation management, system operations, emergency management, fleets, warehousing, substations,… [ Keep reading ]

Windstorm Outage Update – Jan. 13

4:30 p.m. Update: Crews continue to make significant progress on today’s outages. Power was restored to approximately 68,000 customers. 6,100 customers remain without service. For updates, please visit our outage map: seattle.gov/light/outage. Seattle City Light crews continue to respond to several outages throughout our service territory from last night’s windstorm…. [ Keep reading ]

New Green Up Program Options

Green Up is a voluntary renewable energy program that allows you to support Pacific Northwest wind, solar and other renewable energy projects generating carbon-free energy. When you participate in Green Up, we purchase regional renewable energy credits (RECs) on your behalf and fund local rooftop solar projects hosted by nonprofits and public organizations like affordable housing, schools, and parks.

Jan. 6-8 Windstorm Outage Summary

In the early morning of Sunday, Jan. 6, a massive windstorm with wind speeds of up to 60 mph struck City Light’s service area. The rapid storm caused significant damage to City Light’s infrastructure including broken poles and trees on lines. Soon, 50,398 customers were without power. Crews, dispatchers and… [ Keep reading ]

What to Expect On Day Two of Yesterday’s Wind-Related Outages

At City Light, we take great pride in serving our community. It’s our community too! We want to restore your power as quickly as possible, and we’re going to do everything we can to accomplish that goal safely and efficiently.

Seattle City Light Crews Responding to Outages Across Seattle Area

Seattle City Light repair crews are responding to reports of power outages across the City Light service area. As of 5 p.m. on Nov. 13, 2017, about 51,000 customers are affected from Mountlake Terrace to Burien. City Light has readied extra crews and resources in order to respond to outages… [ Keep reading ]

High Wind Warning: Be Prepared for Potential Outages

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for the Seattle area, and it will remain in effect until 9 p.m. tonight. Seattle City Light is readying supplementary crews and resources in order to respond to potential outages, and you should be ready too. While wind-related outages are not a sure thing this evening, we want you to be prepared in case they do occur. 

Seattle City Light Continues to Meet I-937 Requirements

Seattle City Light continues to meet the renewable energy and energy conservation requirements of the Energy Independence Act, passed by Washington state voters in 2006 as Initiative 937.

Prepare for Possible Wind-Related Outages

With the National Weather Service forecast calling for the possibility of high winds Friday, Seattle City Light is starting its preparations for the possibility of power outages and encouraging customers to do the same.

March Windstorm Rolls into Seattle

High winds knocked out power to Seattle residents and other outlying neighborhoods this morning. Seattle City Light crews restored power to 6,000 customers and approximately 9,000 still remain without power. The impacted areas include: Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, North Seattle and Seattle’s Capitol Hill and Montlake neighborhood.