Winter View from Mt. Baker, photo by Seattle City Light employee, Elham Naguib
Seattle City Light LARRY WEIS, General Manager and CEO
Utility Discount Program
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The Utility Discount Program helps income qualified Seattle City Light customers lower their electric bills by 60%. Seattle Public Utilities customers will also receive 50% off their water, sewer, and garbage bills if enrolled in this program.


You may be eligible if:
  • You are a Seattle City Light customer.
  • Your total household income for the past month prior to applying does not exceed the amount listed in the table below.
Call (206)684-3417 or

Interpretation services are available.


2017 Income Criteria
Utility Discount Program (UDP), SPU Emergency Assistance, Emergency Low Income Assistance (ELIA) and Project Share
Household Size

Gross Monthly Income

Gross Yearly Income

1 $2,658 $31,896
2 $3,476 $41,712
3 $4,293 $51,516
4 $5,111 $61,332
5 $5,929 $71,148
6 $6,747 $80,964
7 $6,900 $82,800
8 $7,053 $84,636
9 $7,207 $86,484
10 $7,360 $88,320
Each Additional $153 $1,836

Note: Gross Income is based on 70% of the state’s median income.



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    Suite 3200
    P.O. Box 34023
    Seattle, WA 98124-4023


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