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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.

SCE Completes Transmission Project to Support California's Clean Energy Goals

West of Devers transmission line enhances reliability while expanding access to renewable energy, storage
Press Release

ROSEMEAD, Calif., July 7, 2021 — Southern California Edison’s support of California’s clean energy goals hit a tangible milestone in May with the completion of upgrades to SCE’s West of Devers transmission lines. The project increases transmission capacity necessary to bring renewable generation — more than 7,000 megawatts of renewable and battery energy storage resources in the coming years — from desert areas in the eastern part of California to the population centers of the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley. 

SCE Engineers Honored for Enhancing Spent Nuclear Fuel Canister Safety

by John Dobken, Energized by Edison Writer
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The Nuclear Energy Institute recently awarded SCE, as well as industry partners RTT Robotics LLC and VRC Metal Systems, with a Top Innovative Practice Award.

Protecting Communities From Wildfires With Data, Devotion

by Gabriela Ornelas, Energized by Edison Writer
Blog

After experiencing a devastating wildfire, the Greater Laguna Coast Fire Safe Council is on a mission to make their coast more resilient with grant funding from Edison International.

For a team of volunteers, a morning walk through Laguna Coast Wilderness Park is no leisurely stroll. Twice a month, they make their way through the coastal terrain with a clear purpose: decipher signs of fire danger, invisible to the untrained eye.

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
Press Release

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

Press Release

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.

Shining the Light on the Future of Clean Energy

Edison International helps nonprofits bring the benefits of driving EVs to vulnerable communities.
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From gardening, recycling and organic cooking, members of Happy50Plus — a social mission organization serving over 6,000 older Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — are very environmentally conscious. And they want to learn more about the benefits of electric vehicles.

“We feel they will be very happy to learn how driving an EV will reduce the carbon footprint on Earth,” said Amanda Lee, CEO of Happy50Plus.

Edison International Shares Its Diversity Journey

A new report details progress on 10 commitments to advance diversity, equity and inclusion within the company and the community. It also notes various challenges.
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Edison International has published its 2020 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report, sharing strengths and areas where the company can do better.

The new report includes Edison International, Southern California Edison and Edison Energy. In addition to describing charitable contributions and supplier diversity, the report includes candid employee sentiment and pay equity details — and what Edison is doing to improve employees’ experiences.

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