Operations Update on Planned Outages

Seattle City Light will be resuming essential critical infrastructure work to improve electrical reliability and ensure the safety of our infrastructure. Beginning June 8, we will resume critical work that requires planned outages. For additional information, please visit our Powerlines Blog.



Meter System Upgrades

Over the next several months, Seattle City Light will be performing system maintenance upgrades on 140,000 meters within the utility’s service area. This work will occur in phases and should not result in any interruption to your electric service. For additional information about Advanced Metering, please visit seattle.gov/light/ami.

If you experience an outage, please call (206) 684-3000 or (206) 684-7400 to report it in our system. You will need either the account number for the home/business or a phone number associated with the account.

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The City Light outage map provides information regarding outages throughout our service area. This does not include the underground network distribution areas in Downtown Seattle, First Hill and the University District. Information is updated every 15 minutes.

Report an outage:
Call 206-684-7400 to report an outage or check the status of an outage at your business or home. You will need either the account number for the location, or a phone number listed in association with the account.





Disclaimer: The outage data posted on this web site is based on estimates and projections, and no representation is made that the posted materials are comprehensive or free from error or fit for any particular purpose or use. Please note that during emergency or large outage situations, the data available may be limited, delayed or not totally accurate, as circumstances are constantly changing. Although Seattle City Light will post the best data that is readily available, the outage information is provided "as is" without any guarantee or warrantee of any kind, expressed or implied. City Light does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the reliance, use, accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information. Use of this website is permitted subject to the above disclaimers.
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