Public Invited to Comment on Draft Opt-Out Policy for Advanced Metering

Seattle City Light’s draft Advanced Metering Opt-Out Policy and Program is available for public review and comment.

This policy was designed to provide a choice for City Light customers who do not wish to receive the benefits of advanced meters. Customers who are interested in opting out of Advanced Metering will need to sign a form acknowledging that they are choosing to forego the benefits that will be available with advanced meters.  To review the draft of the policy please visit Additional information about the policy and the public comment process is available at

Next year City Light will be joining more than 500 utility companies nation-wide by installing advanced meters throughout its service territory.  Advanced Metering will provide exciting benefits to City Light customers including:

  • Access to daily updates on your energy use
  • Faster outage detection and restoration
  • More accurate billing
  • Enhanced Safety features

Mass deployment of meters is scheduled to start in mid-2017. To find out more information about the Advanced Metering Program please visit: