Letter from the General Manager
Investing Now: A Brighter Future For Customers
Now in the second year of our six-year Strategic Plan, I am pleased to report Seattle City Light is delivering on its promise to meet and exceed customers' expectations in producing and providing environmentally responsible, safe, affordable and reliable power - today and for years to come.
A range of initiatives and investments launched last year to improve our performance and provide rate reliability and predictability are well underway, with several already completed. And we're already seeing the results with improved savings and operations.
The 2015 - 2020 Strategic Plan Update incorporates adjustments and refinements to our preferred path. It reflects the guidance and input of our independent Review Panel and extensive community engagement. As we move forward, we will continue to refine the plan, incorporating new information and lessons learned, however the fundamentals will remain unchanged.
We also continue to look for efficiencies, from improving internal processes and incorporating new technologies to improvements to our generating system. This hard work is paying off. We exceeded our efficiency target in 2013 and are on track to achieve overall savings of $18 million over the coming years.
Most importantly, the Strategic Plan is about fulfilling our commitment to transparency and accountability. This blueprint outlines our path forward and is also our report card to the community on how we are doing.
On behalf of all the dedicated employees of City Light, thank you for your involvement in our work and in helping us be the best utility in the country. We're making progress. Let's keep it going.
Seattle City Light