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Edison International names 40 students to receive $1.2M in STEM scholarships

Edison International has awarded $1.2 million in scholarships to high school seniors who live within the service territory of its subsidiary utility, Southern California Edison. Most states if not all in the U.S., including California early on, have...

SoCal Edison mourns passing of company president Nichols

Nichols had served as president of the utility since 2016.

New report: Corroded pipes caused 2015 Aliso Canyon gas leak

Southern California Gas Co. didn't investigate previous rupture causes at the Aliso Canyon storage field in the San Fernando Valley near Porter Ranch, said the report released by the California Public Utilities Commission.

SCE, California universities partnering on measurable emissions reduction pilot

The Clean Energy Optimization Pilot is a performance-based GHG reduction program, in which success will be measured on emissions avoided, rather than measuring reduced energy use.

PG&E hires former NTSB chair to be safety advisor

Fred Buckman, former CEO of Consumers Energy and PacifiCorp, has been appointed to the parent PG&E Corp. and the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. utility as a new independent director, effective immediately. PG&E also will be hiring Christopher Hart, former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, to serve as a special independent safety advisor. 

Proposed gas transport rules may help ISO New England deal with fuel security worries

Short-term, some new rulemaking announced by President Trump may help the region deal with a lack of natural gas pipeline access. Long term, the independent system operator may develop some new market incentives.

So. Cal Edison seeks higher return from FERC to match wildfire risks

Citing “dramatic, material changes” to its regulatory and financial conditions, Southern California Edison field the request with FERC to include an adjustment for the company’s extraordinary wildfire risk in the authorized return on equity (ROE) for the portion of its business regulated by FERC.

Improving on the Original Westinghouse Iso-Phase Bus Design

As a highly reliable method of construction for moving bulk electrical power, Iso Phase Bus Duct systems are the superhighways that carry a power plant’s very large amperage between the generator’s output bushings and its associated main step-up (GSU) transformer. 
Sempra Adding 100 MW of Green Energy to Total Capacity of its Mesquite Solar Complex

Sempra Solar deal pushes ConEdison near top of Renewables Owners

The $1.6 billion acquisition brings ConEdison’s Clean Energy Businesses portfolio to 2,600 MW of renewable assets in 17 states.

SoCal Edison says its Equipment one of Starts for 2017 Thomas Fire

In its 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as part of its earnings report Tuesday, SCE stated it believes the ignition happened in Santa Paula and was one of two starting points for the Thomas Fire. The utility is working with the California Department Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to analyze the progression of the fire from that starting point and damages that occurred from it.


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