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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.  

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.

EV Veterans Honor SCE’s ‘Dean’ of Electric Vehicles

The retirement celebration becomes a reunion of electric car trailblazers.
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by Paul Griffo, Energized by Edison Writer

By the early 2000s, the battery electric car in America seemed all but dead.

General Motors had stopped making its EV1 electric car, and, after more than a decade of modest progress, not much else was on the horizon for the movement to popularize electric vehicles.

Edison International 2018 Sustainability Report: 2018 Community Investments

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Community Investment

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.

Edison International 2018 Sustainability Report: Leading the Transformation to Clean Energy

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Clean Energy

A clean energy future starts with clean electricity. At SCE, we’re charting a path toward an 80% carbon-free electricity supply by 2030, supported by energy storage. At Edison Energy,* we’re helping the largest energy users meet their renewable energy and sustainability goals. 

Cleaning the Power System

Edison International 2018 Sustainability Report: Leading the Transformation with Clean Energy

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Cleaning the Power System

SCE is a national leader in clean energy and delivers power with only half of the GHG emissions per unit of electricity compared to the estimated U.S. average. In 2018, 46% of electricity that SCE delivered to customers came from carbon-free resources,1  more than halfway to the 80% we estimate is needed by 2030 to meet California’s climate change goals.

Edison International Sustainability Report: 2018 at a Glance

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At Edison International, our vision is to lead the transformation of the electric power industry toward a clean energy future. Through our subsidiaries, we distribute and generate electric power, as well as provide energy services and technologies, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, California, Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.

Southern California Edison: How to Build EV-Ready Communities

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OVERVIEW: The purpose of this paper is to serve as a tool to help local governments prepare for increased adoption of electric vehicle (EV) technology by their residents, businesses and visitors to their jurisdictions. This paper is also meant to advance the ongoing partnership between local governments and Southern California Edison.

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OVERVIEW: The purpose of this paper is to serve as a tool to help local governments prepare for increased adoption of electric vehicle (EV) technology by their residents, businesses and visitors to their jurisdictions. This paper is also meant to advance the ongoing partnership between local governments and Southern California Edison.

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