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SCE Receives State Approval for Four Electric Transportation Pilots

The projects are part of the company’s strategy to help reduce greenhouse gas and air pollution.
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Southern California Edison received approval today to move forward on four pilot projects that will help to expand electric transportation. Transportation electrification is key to meeting California’s 2030 greenhouse gas and air pollution reduction goals.

Local Schools Plug In to Help Improve Air Quality in Their Communities

Schools in the El Monte Union High School District are the first to install EV charging stations through SCE’s Charge Ready program
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The five schools that make up the El Monte Union High School District are all less than 20 miles away from the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. On a good day, students and staff have a crisp, clear view of the local mountains. Too often, though, the mountains appear hazy, rather than clear as they should be, because of the smog.

Edison At A Glance: 2016

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Corporate responsibility and sustainability remain the foundation from which we operate our business each and every day. We know that our success depends on the quality, productivity and engagement of our employees. Edison is proud to foster an inclusive culture in which every employee is valued and respected; and to do the right thing for customers, fellow employees, investors, suppliers and our communities. We strive to be transparent and straightforward when we discuss our business performance. 

The Clean Power and Electrification Pathway

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Climate change and air pollution pose serious threats. Climate change effects, such as sea level rise and longer, more intense heat waves, are now occurring. In California, while significant progress has been made, too many communities continue to experience asthma and other air quality-related health issues.

Unwrap Some Energy Savings This Holiday Season

From smart thermostats to LED lights, six ways to save now and beyond.
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Don’t let holiday shopping sap your energy this year. While this season can increase costs and bring on stress, you can reduce those worries with a few simple steps.

Think about these six energy-saving gifts and ideas that can keep on giving throughout the year.

1.    Give a Gift of Smart Thermostats – and save up to $125

First Electric Highway in U.S. Unveiled Near Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

Southern California Edison is helping to energize the project to support a cleaner energy future.
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Electric trolleys first appeared in Los Angeles in 1887 and ran until 1961. This marked the beginning of Los Angeles’ long history of electric transportation. It continued in 1990 with the opening of Metro’s light rail blue line, which uses overhead electric wires to power the trains.

Fast forward to 2017.  

Pathway to a Clean Energy Future

SCE releases a new white paper to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality, especially in vulnerable communities, in order to meet California’s ambitious clean energy goals.
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Imagine a California just over a decade from now. It’s the year 2030 and more than 7 million electric cars are traversing along busy freeways and crowded streets. Most of your electricity is from solar and wind. The air you are breathing is now cleaner than it’s been in more than 10 years.

SCE Volunteers Cook Up Electric Bucket Truck Made of Food Cans

The creation for this year’s Canstruction event will provide more than 4,000 cans of food to the Orange County Food Bank.
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When Southern California Edison engineer Martin Barriga heard the company was seeking volunteers to design and build an entry for this year’s Canstruction charity event in Orange County, he was one of the first with his hand up.

Canstruction is an annual nationwide event in which teams of volunteers build art exhibits out of food cans that are later distributed to food banks and other local hunger relief programs.

SCE Crew Gives Kids a Hands-On Experience

Pretend City Children’s Museum hosts SCE and other professionals to show what they do on the job
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If there is one thing kids like, it is trucks — big trucks. So it was a fun day for about 1,000 youngsters and adults when Pretend City Children’s Museum in Irvine recently held its annual When I Grow Up Day.

Pretend City Children’s Museum is a child-size version of a city designed with interactive exhibits that let children “pretend” to do various adult jobs, like doctor, banker or first responder.

Interns Apply Skills to Innovative Utility Projects

SCE interns gain hands-on work experience and make valuable contributions.
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When Matthew Stilwell, 20, first applied for his field engineering internship at Southern California Edison earlier this summer, he expected to fetch coffees and file papers.

Instead, after 12 weeks, the California State University, Fresno student’s proposal to re-direct the flow of electricity will be implemented as a $450,000 company project to shorten outages in the city of Visalia.

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