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Backup Power Sources Help Keep the Lights On

When an emergency or power outage strikes, SCE customers can help keep their household devices running by incorporating a backup battery or portable generator into their safety kit. The utility is offering rebates for qualifying backup generation.
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by Gabriela Ornelas

Published on July 27, 2021

Every day, customers power their lives with the safe and reliable delivery of energy from Southern California Edison. When that service is disrupted, whether due to a Public Safety Power Shutoff, maintenance or repairs to the electric grid or a natural disaster, SCE encourages its customers to be prepared with a plan.

SCE Funds New Academic Institute to Fight Wildfires

The program based at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo seeks to find solutions to wildfire threats through innovative research, training and education.
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By Eliza Gano

Published on July 21, 2021

The western U.S. is in the throes of a severe drought as, more locally, California’s parched landscape finds residents bracing for another peak wildfire season. The increasing threat of wildfires requires an all-of-the-above approach for mitigation and one of those solutions includes groundbreaking research opportunities with academia.

Edison Shares Its Sustainability Progress

by Jeff Monford
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Edison International recently released its 2020 Sustainability Report, detailing its progress in meeting long-term sustainability goals, delivering on its clean energy strategy, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Edison International recently released its 2020 Sustainability Report, detailing its progress in meeting long-term sustainability goals, delivering on its clean energy strategy, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

Edison International Launches 2020 Sustainability Report, Publishes Sustainable Financing Framework in Alignment With Clean Energy Strategy

Despite pandemic challenges, company continued important work related to clean energy, diversity, equity and inclusion goals
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ROSEMEAD, Calif., June 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Edison International has published its Sustainability Report for 2020, detailing progress toward meeting long-term sustainability goals, successes and challenges faced in executing its clean energy strategy, its commitment and approach to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and other disclosures and metrics of interest to investors, regulators, customers and other stakeholders.

Edison International Awards $1.2 Million to 30 High School Seniors Pursuing STEM

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ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Thirty high school seniors in Southern California Edison’s service area have been named 2021 Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships by Edison International to pursue science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies.

Bringing Benefits of Solar to Disadvantaged Communities

Southern California Edison is seeking solar and energy developers for two clean energy projects.
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In communities experiencing economic burdens and the harmful health effects from air and other environmental pollution, solar energy can help residents save money while also helping the environment.

A Message From the Edison International Managing Committee

We stand with our Asian Pacific Islander colleagues.
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The Edison International Managing Committee sent this note to our teams across Edison International, Southern California Edison and Edison Energy today. We stand with the Asian Pacific Islander community and will not waver in living our values now and always.

Edison Team,

We cannot reach our full potential as a society without respecting and understanding the diversity in our communities. Our company values provide a foundation to honor diversity, equity and inclusion.

New Technology Sounds the Alarm on Wildfire Hazards

Early Fault Detection eavesdrops on the grid to detect equipment problems long before human inspections.
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Brendan Kirkpatrick distinctly remembers a windy autumn evening in October 2017 when he anxiously waited to hear back from his parents as the Nuns Fire — one of a series of fires that year — burned less than a mile from his childhood home in picturesque Sonoma Valley.

For Kirkpatrick, the threat of wildfires literally hit close to home.

Pioneering Black Lineman Lights the Way

Southern California Edison marked Black History Month by honoring Johnny Lee Willis at its Business Resource Group’s celebration event.
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John “Johnny” Lee Willis was born in Spring Hill, Louisiana to a sharecropper father and saw firsthand the impacts of slavery and racism in the Deep South. It prepared him with the courage and strength to break the barrier as one of the first Black linemen at Southern California Edison.

“You can’t fail unless you quit,” he said, “and I was prepared for this.”

Transparency and Partnership as Accelerants to Diversity and Economic Opportunity

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It has been said that the currency of leadership is transparency. Nowhere is that truer than in building more diverse and, ultimately, more successful businesses and communities. Transparency creates a deeper understanding of the current state, drives greater accountability and serves as a catalyst for further dialogue. More importantly, transparency accelerates change.

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