ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Southern California Edison announced that it has signed seven contracts totaling 770 megawatts of battery-based energy storage resources to help enhance the region’s electric system reliability needs. The recently conducted solicitation and the resulting contracts make up one of the country’s largest energy storage procurements.
The pandemic has forced the U.S. Census Bureau to adjust its promotion plans for participation. Southern California Edison, meanwhile, continues to stress the importance of the 2020 census and encourages everyone to fill out the form online, by phone or by completing the census mailer at home.
ROSEMEAD, Calif., April 17, 2020 — To help Californians who are facing hardships because of quarantines, taking care of family or school and business closures, Edison International pledged $1 million on March 13 to local nonprofits whose focus is on providing critical services, food and necessities to vulnerable communities in response to COVID-19.
ROSEMEAD, Calif., April 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Thirty high school seniors in Southern California Edison’s service area have been named 2020 Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships by Edison International to pursue science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies.
The utility continues to keep communities safe while following critical health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
by Reggie Kumar
Along The Old Road in Valencia, Willie Rios and his crews are installing insulated power lines, work by Southern California Edison that is considered critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are working amid a challenging health crisis while practicing physical distancing.
Electrical crews upgrade equipment to support community response.
By Mary Ann Milbourn, Energized by Edison Writer.
On March 15, as COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County began to mount, Southern California Edison learned that the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center at the LA County Fairgrounds in Pomona was under consideration as a possible quarantine site.
To help food banks continue distributing needed meals to vulnerable communities, Edison International has donated $500,000 to five Southern California nonprofits.
by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom
When Tammy Tran and her three sisters were growing up in Santa Ana, she recalls the food boxes they regularly received from the Orange County Food Bank filled with cheeses, cereal boxes and canned food.
“My parents are immigrants from Vietnam and were struggling. Growing up, I thought everyone got those boxes,” said Tran, a senior manager at Southern California Edison.
Electricity is an essential service exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order.
by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom
As communities throughout California continue to practice physcial distancing amid Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order, the utility is reassuring its customers that electric service will not be impacted. Electric service is considered essential and Southern California Edison employees are exempt from the order.