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SCE Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

By Shulie Tornel
Blog

As the first and only Mexican-American student enrolled in her Omaha public school, Phyllis Barajas was asked by her first grade teacher, “What are you?” Phyllis quickly responded, “I’m Mexican and I’m proud,” as she was taught by her father. Barajas’ immigrant parents prepared their children to live in two different worlds: a predominantly white neighborhood in Nebraska and their Mexican household.

Backup Power Sources Help Keep the Lights On

When an emergency or power outage strikes, SCE customers can help keep their household devices running by incorporating a backup battery or portable generator into their safety kit. The utility is offering rebates for qualifying backup generation.
Blog

by Gabriela Ornelas

Published on July 27, 2021

Every day, customers power their lives with the safe and reliable delivery of energy from Southern California Edison. When that service is disrupted, whether due to a Public Safety Power Shutoff, maintenance or repairs to the electric grid or a natural disaster, SCE encourages its customers to be prepared with a plan.

SCE Funds New Academic Institute to Fight Wildfires

The program based at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo seeks to find solutions to wildfire threats through innovative research, training and education.
Blog

By Eliza Gano

Published on July 21, 2021

The western U.S. is in the throes of a severe drought as, more locally, California’s parched landscape finds residents bracing for another peak wildfire season. The increasing threat of wildfires requires an all-of-the-above approach for mitigation and one of those solutions includes groundbreaking research opportunities with academia.

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
Press Release

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.

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.
Blog

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 

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.
Blog

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.”

IBEW Local 47 Members, SCE Employees Help Feed Those in Need

IBEW Local 47 is sponsoring members who take part in various food distribution events held throughout SoCal by the LA Fed and Labor Community Services of Los Angeles.
Blog

by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

As Robert Madrigal lifted the heavy food donation boxes into a car recently at Long Beach City College, he could see the long line of vehicles waiting in the drive-through line stretching back almost to the nearby freeway.

Edison International 2019 Sustainability Report: Diversity and Inclusion

Summary: 

Our success as a company is rooted in the work of our people. We’re building a culture where everyone is encouraged to bring their whole self to work and where our teams are empowered to innovate today for the challenges of tomorrow.

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Our success as a company is rooted in the work of our people. We’re building a culture where everyone is encouraged to bring their whole self to work and where our teams are empowered to innovate today for the challenges of tomorrow.

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