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Subject:   Power Restored to All Shoreline Customers
For Immediate Release:   
1/19/2012  4:52:00 AM
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Scott Thomsen  (206) 386-4233


Crews Restore Service to 6,300 Shoreline Customers

SEATTLE — Seattle City Light crews restored service overnight to the 6,300 Shoreline customers affected by two weather-related outages. The area’s snowstorm weighed down trees and caused them to come into contact with power lines.

A branch on a power line was cleared by 10 p.m. last night restoring power to 2,658 customers. Crews restored the second large outage caused when a tree took down overhead lines. The second outage was restored by 4:20 a.m.

Seattle City Light is the tenth largest public electric utility in the United States. It has some of the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to nearly 1 million Seattle area residents. City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.

 

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