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Restaurants Set Table for Induction Cookware to Increase Efficiency, Reduce Costs

With an increase in interest among its customers, SCE is rolling out a new induction equipment lending program.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

Regulars at Pepe’s quick service Mexican restaurant in Downey have long enjoyed the popular establishment’s beans and cheese burritos and shredded beef tacos. Now customers may soon enjoy these same dishes prepared on the latest energy-efficient induction equipment.

SCE Harnesses Technology to Hone Wildfire Forecasts

A supercomputer is helping SCE meteorologists better understand when and where the wildfire threat will be.
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In the past, forecasting a wildfire season was more of an art than a science. Everyone generally expected wildfires to begin during the Santa Ana wind seasons in the late summer and fall and end around Thanksgiving, but specifics were hard to come by.

Earthquakes Set Stage for Emergency Planning Drill

A companywide exercise in response to a mock 7.8 magnitude earthquake is part of SCE’s ongoing emergency preparedness efforts.
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by Justin Felles 

IRWINDALE, Calif.—Southern California sits in the middle of earthquake territory and eventually the day will come when a damaging quake hits, potentially crippling vital lifelines in the region for days, weeks — even months.

You can never be too prepared. 

As part of its ongoing emergency preparedness planning, Southern California Edison recently hosted a daylong multi-agency drill to simulate a major 7.8 earthquake.  

Zero Net Energy Powers San Bernardino Community College District

SCE partners with community college on a retrofit pilot to reduce greenhouse gases.
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By Julia Roether

At San Bernardino Community College Districtheadquarters, providing educational opportunities and creating a healthier environment go hand in hand.

When students and adult learners go to the district’s Applied Technology Training and Professional Development Centers, they are learning in Zero Net Energy buildings. The headquarters’ buildings, where the centers are located, have been retrofitted to produce as much energy as they use.

Volunteers Help Build Homes for Low-income Veterans

SCE employees partner with the nonprofit Homes4Families to construct needed housing for vets.
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By Susan Cox

Neither thieves nor triple-digit temperatures could deter Southern California Edison employees and volunteers from their mission to help house veterans.

Cleaning California’s Air, Energy

SEPA honors SCE’s Ron Nichols as its 2019 Power Player of the Year.
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By Julia Roether

Clear views of Catalina Island and the San Gabriel Mountains every day are a thing of the past. With the help of Ron Nichols, that could change in the next decade.

As president of Southern California Edison, Nichols spent the last four years championing programs to improve air quality and health in Southern California, especially in environmentally impacted communities.

Four Ways Battery Storage Is Transforming the Electrical Grid

Southern California Edison is named No. 1 in battery storage in SEPA’s annual utility survey.
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By Julia Roether

Battery storage is a flexible energy storage solution. Batteries can capture and store solar and wind power to use when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.

Today, the Smart Electric Power Alliance announced that Southern California Edison is No. 1 in battery storage based on the most megawatt-hours last year. The alliance’s 12th annual survey, which includes more than 500 utilities, determines the top 10 rankings.

Outdoor Lighting Tips to Keep You Safe This Summer

Follow these safety tips to help you celebrate summer safely.
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By: Kevin Copeland

As summer winds down, many of us will spend time outdoors hosting backyard barbecues, pool parties, and casual evening get-togethers. Installing outdoor lighting can help set the mood and make your gathering one to remember. 

Follow these simple tips to ensure your lighting setup is done with safety in mind.

What to Know Before Installing a Rooftop Solar System

The California Solar Consumer Protection Guide safeguards customers during the solar sales process.
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By: Julia Roether

Solar energy has a lot of benefits. It provides clean, renewable energy and can potentially save customers money.

If you are considering going solar, customers should ask specific questions to avoid common solar scams and figure out if going solar makes sense.

20 Years Later, Southern California Edison and Fire Agencies Still Work Together to Protect Communities

SCE continues vegetation inspections with fire agencies at the annual event called Operation Santa Ana which takes place from June to September.
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by Reggie Kumar, Energized by Edison Writer

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