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Seattle City Light Information for Residential Customers
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Information for Residential Customers: Owners and Tenants of Homes, Apartments and Condos in the Seattle City Light Service Area

We are the lowest cost, most reliable provider of electricity in the urban U.S. Carefully stewarding our resources is one way we keep electric rates low. If you have questions about rates or your residential account or City Light's environmental programs, you’ll find the answers here. If you’re interested in better, more efficient heating and lighting, check out our residential conservation programs. One of Washington’s best kept secrets -- Skagit Tours -- is a great weekend getaway! This is just some of the information available on the City Light web site. Please let us know what else you’d like to see.
Conservation Resources
Information about programs and services designed to help you conserve electricity and protect the environment
Conservation Services For Your Home
Conservation information and services for residential customers and multifamily and single-family building owners. Includes information about weatherization, efficient lighting and appliances, and tips for saving energy.
Customer Solar & Wind
Resources for customers interested in generating electricity on their premises using solar or other technologies. Includes information on net metering, permitting and new financial incentives.
Do-it-Yourself Home Energy Audit
A step-by-step guide for identifying and improving your homes energy efficiency
Ductless Heat Pump Program
Single-family residential customers with electric resistance heating can qualify for a $1,200 rebate on a new ductless heating and cooling system.
Electric Vehicles
What you need to know if you're considering buying an electric vehicle.
Electrical Service Connections
Seattle City Light provides a range of information and services for its customers; including service hookups, line relocation, temporary removal, construction standards information, and permits.
Generator Safety
Using a generator can be very dangerous. If you are planning to use one, please consider the tips found on this page as ways to increase both your safety and that of our line crews.
Home Energy Audit
Trained energy professionals provide a whole home performance evaluation of current energy use and energy conservation potential.
How to Read Your Electric Meter
Updated instructions for reading 4-dial and 5-dial meters
Life Support Equipment Program
For residental customers using electric life support equipment. Learn how we can help you to be more visible, aware, & prepared in case of outages, storm or other emergencies, or if we need to disconnect your power for non-payment or scheduled repairs.
Light Reading
A newsletter for Seattle City Light's residential customers
Neighborhood Underground Conversion Projects
Information on how neighborhoods can convert their overhead electrical service to underground service.
Outages -- planned & unplanned
General information about why outages occur and what to do
Property Usage: Easements, Consent and Permits
Information and forms for requesting the temporary or permanent use of property owned or leased by Seattle City Light. Easements Application, Consent Application and Permit Application.
Streetlight Maintenance Request
Use this form to report problems with streetlights.
Take Winter By Storm
Seattle City Light is a proud partner of the campaign Take Winter by Storm. Learn more about Take Winter by Storm by visiting their main page.
Tree Pruning
Information about City Light's vegetation management program, urban tree pruning, replacement and tree safety tips
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