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More than 65% of the family-owned tea and coffee cafes use energy-efficient induction cooking equipment to make drinks and desserts.
by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom, Energized by Edison Editor
As the line of people winds around the building, it looks like a celebrity book signing or the unveiling of a new iPhone. But no, these folks are waiting to try 7 Leaves Cafe's Vietnamese iced coffee or milk tea boba.
The donation of a combi oven and two electric induction cooktops helps The River’s Edge Ranch expand to serve more people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.
by Mary Ann Milbourn, Energized by Edison Writer
The cooks at The River’s Edge Ranch in Lucerne Valley face a daunting task: They prepare three meals a day for the 30 men who work at the ranch — all from a 400-square-foot kitchen that has a single standard-size range with four gas burners.
This time of year can be even more hectic. The cooks start a day in advance cooking for upward of 100 members and their families during the drug and alcohol treatment center’s annual Christmas celebration.
“Every day is different,” said Danielle Chanes, a Southern California Edison distribution field engineer. “There are all sorts of engineers — mechanical, electrical, operations engineers, distribution engineers. It’s so broad I could go into any industry, so I encourage you to keep your minds open to everything.”
With an increase in interest among its customers, SCE is rolling out a new induction equipment lending program.
by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom
Regulars at Pepe’s quick service Mexican restaurant in Downey have long enjoyed the popular establishment’s beans and cheese burritos and shredded beef tacos. Now customers may soon enjoy these same dishes prepared on the latest energy-efficient induction equipment.
A supercomputer is helping SCE meteorologists better understand when and where the wildfire threat will be.
In the past, forecasting a wildfire season was more of an art than a science. Everyone generally expected wildfires to begin during the Santa Ana wind seasons in the late summer and fall and end around Thanksgiving, but specifics were hard to come by.
A companywide exercise in response to a mock 7.8 magnitude earthquake is part of SCE’s ongoing emergency preparedness efforts.
by Justin Felles
IRWINDALE, Calif.—Southern California sits in the middle of earthquake territory and eventually the day will come when a damaging quake hits, potentially crippling vital lifelines in the region for days, weeks — even months.
You can never be too prepared.
As part of its ongoing emergency preparedness planning, Southern California Edison recently hosted a daylong multi-agency drill to simulate a major 7.8 earthquake.