A companywide exercise in response to a mock 7.8 magnitude earthquake is part of SCE’s ongoing emergency preparedness efforts.
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.
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.
SEPA honors SCE’s Ron Nichols as its 2019 Power Player of the Year.
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.
We partner with local nonprofits to brighten our communities, invest in the future, and build a better tomorrow. Today, Edison International is one of the largest corporate charitable contributors in Southern California. In 2018, Edison International donated $20 million in philanthropic funding, with nearly 90% of donations supporting underserved communities. Charitable contributions are funded entirely by shareholder dollars, not by customers.