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New Technology Sounds the Alarm on Wildfire Hazards

Early Fault Detection eavesdrops on the grid to detect equipment problems long before human inspections.
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Brendan Kirkpatrick distinctly remembers a windy autumn evening in October 2017 when he anxiously waited to hear back from his parents as the Nuns Fire — one of a series of fires that year — burned less than a mile from his childhood home in picturesque Sonoma Valley.

For Kirkpatrick, the threat of wildfires literally hit close to home.

Pioneering Black Lineman Lights the Way

Southern California Edison marked Black History Month by honoring Johnny Lee Willis at its Business Resource Group’s celebration event.
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John “Johnny” Lee Willis was born in Spring Hill, Louisiana to a sharecropper father and saw firsthand the impacts of slavery and racism in the Deep South. It prepared him with the courage and strength to break the barrier as one of the first Black linemen at Southern California Edison.

“You can’t fail unless you quit,” he said, “and I was prepared for this.”

Transparency and Partnership as Accelerants to Diversity and Economic Opportunity

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It has been said that the currency of leadership is transparency. Nowhere is that truer than in building more diverse and, ultimately, more successful businesses and communities. Transparency creates a deeper understanding of the current state, drives greater accountability and serves as a catalyst for further dialogue. More importantly, transparency accelerates change.

SCE Helps Pomona Fairplex Install 200 EV Chargers

The largest Charge Ready project to date is completed on time amid COVID-related challenges.
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by Paul Griffo

Southern California Edison recently completed the largest Charge Ready electric vehicle charging project to date at the site of the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona — on time and under budget, even amid challenges related to COVID-19.

Edison International Applauds ZETA on EV Policy Platform

by Paul Griffo
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Edison International applauds the release of a many-faceted policy platform to hasten the adoption of electric vehicles announced by the Washington, D.C.-based Zero Emission Transportation Association.

California's Clean Energy Future - With More Solar, Batteries and EVs - Requires Reimagining the Power Grid

New SCE white paper points out that the effects of climate change also are driving needed grid evolution
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ROSEMEAD, Calif., Dec. 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fundamental changes in how the electric power grid is planned, designed, built and operated are necessary to meet future challenges that are arriving quickly. Those challenges are created by changes in electricity use and in the sources of energy connected to the grid, including greatly expanded use of electric vehicles and growth in large-scale solar power and energy storage, fundamental to California’s clean energy future.

Laptop, Hot Spot Donations Help Bridge Digital Divide

Edison International donates $520,000 to the California Bridging the Digital Divide Fund, including refurbished laptops and cash donations to purchase hot spots for schools in need.
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When the pandemic and distance learning first began eight months ago, Clement Middle School Principal Wes Cullen made sure all of his sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students who needed Chromebooks and hot spots got them. The effort was part of a larger one led by the Redlands Unified School District

Protecting the Sierra Nevada's Yosemite Toad

See how SCE works with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other wildlife resource agencies to minimize impacts to the Yosemite toad.
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California’s Sierra Nevada provides habitat for a wide variety of wildlife, making it a place to admire, visit and protect. California is ranked as one of the top states with the highest number of endangered or threatened animal or plant species, which are protected under the state and federal 

$1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program 2021 Application Period Begins

Press Release

ROSEMEAD, Calif., /3BL Media/ — High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program.

SCE Funds 'Critical Aerial Support' for Daytime, Nighttime Firefighting

Partnership with the Orange County Fire Authority and Coulson Aviation brings the world’s largest fire helicopter to SCE’s service area.
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by Ron Gales

Capt. Greg Barta of the Orange County Fire Authority has been on the front lines of firefighting for 13 years. He has one word to describe the 2020 fire season to date: “Explosive.”

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