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Crafton Hills Fire Academy Hopes to Increase Number of Female Firefighters

The fire academy recently partnered with Edison International to provide scholarships with the goal of increasing diversity among its cadets.
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YUCAIPA, Calif.— Jessica Renfrow, 21, recalls a story her police officer father told her as a young girl about being called out to a burning building. The fire department hadn’t arrived yet, but a woman said her child was still inside.

Her father raced in and rescued the child, his scorched uniform evidence of the intense heat.

Mobile Home Park Residents to Save Money, Energy in New Pilot Program

SCE is taking part in the upgrade pilot to help enhance safety and reliability for park residents.
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VICTORVILLE, Calif. — The Greenbriar Mobile Home Park clubhouse was recently packed with residents like Patricia West, who lives with her disabled daughter, who came to learn about upcoming construction scheduled at their site.

For the next two months, crews will be converting the mobile home park’s master electric and gas distribution systems to direct electricity and natural gas utility service. Once completed, residents will become first-time customers of Southern California Edison and their local gas utility.  

California First Large State to Mandate 100 Percent Clean Power Grid

All sectors of the economy must come together to ‘decarbonize’ the world’s fifth-largest economy.
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With the Governor’s signing of Senate Bill 100, California becomes the first large state to set a 100 percent clean electricity target. The new law requires California’s utilities to drive the state’s energy grid to 100 percent clean power by 2045.

Porterville Transit First Site for SCE’s Electric Bus Charging Pilot

SCE is launching a number of programs to support charging medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and other industrial vehicles.
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Bus riders in Porterville, a city about 60 miles north of Bakersfield, will soon have one more reason to feel good about using public transportation: clean, smog-free electric buses.

Edison Shares Vision for Clean Energy Future at Global Summit

The company makes a commitment to pursue the development of more than 50,000 electric vehicle charge ports in its service territory by 2025.
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Corporate and government leaders from across the globe gathered in San Francisco recently for the Global Climate Action Summit, an event to promote the sharing of ideas and strategies for curbing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.

For Edison International, the summit provided myriad opportunities to introduce an international audience to the company’s vision for a clean energy future and show how that vision can be realized.

Diverse Communities Help Drive Transportation Electrification Into the Future

SCE and city agencies partner to outline air quality and clean energy goals at a community meeting in Compton.
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Regional transportation as we know it today will be transformed over the next several years as California moves forward to meet its ambitious clean energy goals and improve air quality by 2030.

Ride-and-Drives Accelerate Switch to Electric Vehicles

​SCE is partnering with Plug In America to help spread the word about incentives and the benefits of going electric.
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“The primary difference I notice is acceleration, and how well it transitions from start to stop,” said Los Angeles resident Ken Braziel after test driving the Nissan Leaf and BMW i3. “And how quiet it is. It’s amazing.”

“I drive a zero-emissions car. It’s super fun to drive … I’ll never go back to a gas-powered engine,” said Nancy Dolan, whose electric vehicle lease is about to expire.

Getting a Look at the Green Technologies of the Future

The California Climate Cup competition seeks to identify startups that could accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality and enhance resiliency.
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Michael Burz admitted at the outset his is an uphill battle — making battery technology sexy.

“It’s a battery, not blockchain,” said Burz, referring to the popular technology used as the basis for BitCoin and other digital currency.

Your Top 5 Questions to Going Solar, Answered

SCE has been helping take the mystery out of going solar for 20 years.
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In 1998, Southern California Edison started connecting its first home solar customers to the electric grid. And, as the cost of solar panels goes down, more people are making the move to solar. Naturally, many of them have questions. Below are answers to five of the most commonly asked questions about going solar.

1. What are the benefits of going solar?

Solar energy can help reduce your monthly electric bill. It also helps clean our air and environment.  

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