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Council Stabilizes City Light Finances

In March 2010, the City Council approved legislation creating a Rate Stabilization Account (RSA) for Seattle City Light, and imposed a temporary surcharge on city Light rates as part of the funding package for the RSA.  In the year since then, the RSA has been fully funded to its projected level of $100 million, the […]

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City of Seattle Receives New Federal Grant for Weatherization

Today in the Finance and Budget Committee we approved Council Bill 117131 to receive funding for weatherization projects. The Office of Housing (OH) received an additional grant from the United States Department of Energy to the tune of $2.5 million. This new grant has great implications for new environmentally friendly technologies in low-income housing. Specifically, […]

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Green Jobs and the Energy Sector

After a couple months of work, we’re very excited about publishing our first law review article entitled – Seattle’s Green Building Initiative and Housing Retrofits: How Seattle Can Overcome the Obstacles That Face Effective Energy Conservation in the Building Sector. Seattle’s Green Building Initiative and Housing Retrofits: How Seattle Can Overcome the Obstacles That Face […]

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