In the Seattle area, transportation represents two-thirds of the region’s carbon pollution.
Electric Vehicles (EVs) are a critical step toward reducing carbon emissions and we’re working to make it easier to own one.
It’s a great time to drive an EV. Our EV customers enjoy these benefits:
Charge on our carbon-free hydroelectricity, delivered with a net zero impact.
Programs and Services
Due to the redeployment of resources to address the COVID-19 crisis, the City Light residential EV at-home charging program has been put on hold until further notice. If you want to be placed on a wait list to learn about City Light EV charging program offerings once they become available, please contact an Energy Advisor.
Public Fast-Charging Stations:
We’re installing public charging stations across our service territory. These fast-chargers provide a full charge for most EVs in just 30 minutes. Read our public charging FAQ. Find existing and planned City Light public charging stations near you.
Additional EV Resources
- EPRI: A U.S. Consumer’s Guide to Electric Vehicles, 2019 (PDF)
- U.S. Department of Energy: eGallon Calculator – Compare Washington State’s cost of gas against the cost of electricity
- City of Seattle: Drive Clean Seattle Initiative