City Light Crews Responding to Power Outage in NE Seattle

As of 11:30 a.m., Seattle City Light crews have restored power to approximately 3,800 of the original 5,600 customers affected by an outage in northeast Seattle. The restoration of those customers was done by switches in the electrical system which reroutes power. Crews are investigating the cause of the outage still affecting 1,800 customers.

The outage started around 10 a.m.  An early projected restoration time is 1 p.m. To stay informed on the latest outage information, please visit: www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat.

Seattle City Light is the 10th 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.

Wind, Trees Cause Power Outages in NE Seattle

Seattle City Light crews were working to restore service to about 9,800 homes and businesses Tuesday evening after high winds blew trees into power lines in Northeast Seattle.

The outages affected customers from Wedgwood to Lake City. An initial estimate for restoration of service was set for 7:20 p.m.

Updates on restoration are available online at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat/

Seattle City Light is the 10th 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 about 750,000 Seattle area residents. City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.