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Category: Seattle City Light
September 30, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Electricity rates: A business case against flat rates

After reading the article on Kshama Sawant’s proposal to charge a single rate for electrical power, I felt bad for her [“Sawant wants Seattle City Light to flatten rates, help residents,” Local News, Sept. 24]. Being an activist apparently leaves little time to learn about how a business works. I really wanted to…


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June 25, 2014 at 7:04 AM

City Light copper theft: Stop throwing money at the problem

The article “City Light leader fell for ‘Indian’ copper con” made me wonder:  If the citizens of Seattle cannot entrust Seattle City Light Superintendent Jorge Carrasco to keep 20 tons of copper safe, how are we to believe he is keeping secure billions of dollars worth of dams?  For this the mayor is planing on giving him a…


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