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About Us -- at a glance

Created by the citizens of Seattle in 1902, Seattle City Light has served our customers with electricity and related services for more than a century. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today Seattle City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. We look forward to continuing this tradition in the 21st century and beyond.

Jorge Carrasco, General Manager and CEO
206-684-3200
jorge.carrasco@seattle.gov


City Light's Mission:
Seattle City Light is a publicly owned utility dedicated to exceeding our customers expectations in producing and delivering environmentally responsible, safe, low cost and reliable power.


For information about Seattle City Light, its history, its present, and its future, please glance through any of the links below.

    Annual Reports
      Current and past Seattle City Light Annual Reports
    Artist-In-Residence
      The work of photographer Lyn McCracken
    Bonds
      Official Statement -- December 2008 revenue bonds issue
    City Council Energy and Environment Committee
      To deliberate and make recommendations on legislative matters relating to Seattle City Light, including but not limited to City Light finances, energy utility rates, resource matters,..
    Community Involvement
      As a publicly owned utility, Seattle City Light has a deep commitment to our community. We demonstrate this commitment as an organization through our support for education programs, energy conservation, community events and support for diversity.
    Degree Days
      Heating degree days - difference between the average daily temperature for the day and 65 degrees
    Directory -- call us
      Who to contact for answers
    Employment, Grants, Requests for Proposal
      Find out about job openings and employment lists, grants and contract opportunities.
    Fuel Mix Disclosure
      Seattle City Light's hydroelectric projects on the Skagit and Pend Oreille Rivers provide about half of the power its customers need. The remainder comes from a mix of power sources, read more here
    Historically Underutilized Businesses
      Seattle City Light (SCL) welcomes the opportunity to work with all businesses that embrace our goals and strengthen the communities we serve.
    Integrated Resource Plan
      Seattle City Light's Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) outlines how the utility will meet anticipated customer needs over the next 20 years.
    Light, Power & Pride Awards
      Light, Power & Pride Employee Recognition Awards are given to recognize exceptional achievements by Seattle City Light employees.
    Public Power -- a tradition
      Read about public power at Seattle City Light.
    Publications
      Prepared for and about Seattle City Light customers
    Streaming Media Online
      See video of important meetings, critical Council votes, events, programs and more on The Seattle Channel's streaming media website.
    The Romance of City Light
      This collection of articles from 1937 was originally published in now defunct Seattle Star. Combining fact with myth and legend, they present an entertaining glimpse into City Light's early years and into the life of JD Ross, the Father of City Light.
    Water Conditions
      Water conditions and Seattle City Light hydroelectric plants
Click here for more contact information! Customer Service
Call (206) 684-3000



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