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SCE Grows Clean Energy Portfolio, Enhances System Reliability With 770 Megawatts of New Energy Storage Capacity

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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.

Energy Assistance Fund Helps Customers Keep the Lights On

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The impacts of COVID-19 are being felt around the world.

To support customers struggling to make ends meet because of the global crisis, Southern California Edison has increased the amount of bill relief provided by the Energy Assistance Fund.

Don’t Count Out 2020 Census Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Southern California Edison reminds customers and the public to complete the census form and be counted in the important survey.
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The COVID-19 crisis has complicated our daily lives and is now impacting the 2020 census.

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.

Edison International Donates $1 Million to Support Those Impacted by COVID-19

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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.

Food Banks Get Donation Boost During COVID-19 Emergency Restrictions

To help food banks continue distributing needed meals to vulnerable communities, Edison International has donated $500,000 to five Southern California nonprofits.
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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.

Electric Service Remains Safe and Reliable During COVID-19 Emergency Restrictions

Electricity is an essential service exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order.
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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.

SCE Prepares for Another California Season of Wildfires

The utility filed its 2020-2022 Wildfire Mitigation Plan today, which includes additional covered wire and weather stations.
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By Reggie Kumar, Energized by Edison Writer

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Southern California Edison Files 2020-22 Wildfire Mitigation Plan

Plan advances company’s commitment to prevent utility-caused wildfires
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ROSEMEAD, Calif., Feb. 10, 2020 — Southern California Edison filed its proposed 2020-22 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with the California Public Utilities Commission. SCE’s multiyear plan builds on the progress made last year to reduce the risk of fire ignitions caused by utility infrastructure.

SCE Supports California Climate Goals With New Electrification Pathway to 2045

by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom
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The current wildfire season highlights the need to move with urgency to meet California’s ambitious decarbonization goals, and the ‘Pathway 2045’ white paper offers a road map to get there.

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The current wildfire season highlights the need to move with urgency to meet California’s ambitious decarbonization goals, and the ‘Pathway 2045’ white paper offers a road map to get there.

Children Learn What It Takes to Keep the Lights On

From trying on safety gear to exploring a bucket truck, this SCE crew teaches kids at Pretend City Children’s Museum all about being a lineman.
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by Taelor Bakewell

“Before I got here, I liked the firetrucks the best, now I really like the big white truck,” said 4-year-old Oliver as he stares in amazement at the Southern California Edison bucket truck in front of Pretend City Children’s Museum in Irvine. 

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