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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.

Income-Qualified Families to Receive Long Beach Green Homes

Habitat LA and Edison International partner to build new energy-efficient homes
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The lives of four low-income families will change for the better next year when they receive the keys to new energy-efficient homes in Long Beach, where construction recently kicked off.

Built by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, with funding support from Edison International, the homes are part of Habitat LA’s plan to revitalize the Washington Neighborhood — one of Long Beach’s most impoverished areas.

Healing an Ailing Forest

Annual prescribed burns at SCE’s Shaver Lake help keep the forest healthy and safe from wildfires
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As a biologist trained to preserve wildlife and their habitat, you would think Stephen Byrd would have reservations about setting a fire in the tinder-dry Sierra Nevada.

Infographic: Energy-Efficiency Tips for Businesses

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Electricity can account for a large part of a business’ operating cost, but there are easy ways to save energy and reduce costs. Consider these energy-efficiency tips.

Craft Brewery Taps Into Electricity, Creates Niche in Crowded Industry

Electric Brewing Co. in Murrieta uses SCE Time-of-Use and off-peak hour rates to implement successful business strategy.
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MURRIETA, Calif. — As the craft beer industry continues to grow, a small brewery in Murrieta has carved out a special niche for itself. Unlike most breweries that use natural gas, Electric Brewing Co. uses electricity to make its popular beer.

Eight Ways to Conserve Energy, Unwind This Summer

SCE has several programs to help customers save energy and money
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Summer for many is a time to sit back and unwind during the longer days of this season. It‘s a time to rest, try to stay cool and potentially lower your electricity usage and costs.

This can be made even easier by following a few simple tips and participating in SCE’s energy conservation programs.

Here are eight ways to conserve energy and enjoy the summer:

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