News & Events

Annual Water Conference September 9-10

Please join us for an engaging two day conference focused on California’s current water situation and efforts underway to advance energy, water and state policy. Guest speakers include distinguished representatives from local Southern California water districts and municipalities. Workshops and classes taught by industry experts feature relevant topics including: All Things Renewable, New Technologies to … Read More >

With Incentive Increase, the Value of kW is Higher Than Ever

Among all of the others changes appearing in the latest edition of the Solutions Directory, it’s easy to overlook one of the most important and far-reaching: the incentive for peak demand reductions in Customized Solutions increased from $100 to $150 per kW. As you know, kWh is often the focus of calculating energy savings and … Read More >

Policy Update: LED Retrofit Kits for Troffer Luminaires

After careful review, SCE has adjusted the equipment qualification criteria to allow incentives for certain LED retrofit kits. Effective August 1, 2014, projects that use eligible LED products to upgrade linear fluorescent troffer luminaires can qualify for incentives through Customized Solutions. Figure 1: Solution Code and incentive amounts for new LED retrofit kit incentive A … Read More >

Title 24 FAQ: Impacts on Express and Customized Solutions

An updated version of California’s building energy code, Title 24, took effect on July 1, 2014. Below is a list of frequently asked questions about the impacts this update has had on SCE’s Express and Customized Solutions. If you have any questions about the policies described in this article, please contact the Technical Support Service team … Read More >

CAA Recognition Campaign Winner Profile: Energy Retrofit Co.

Each month, we’ll be profiling a winner of the 2013 CAA Recognition Campaign. Today we’re taking a look at Energy Retrofit Co., who was recognized as one of the top CAA contributors of kWh/kW savings. Energy Retrofit Co. is a lighting retrofit services provider that has completed projects upgrading more than 100 million square feet of … Read More >

Garden Grove Contractor Workshop on August 12th

We’re continuing our series of Contractor Workshops with an event in Garden Grove on August 12. Please join us if you’re a new CAA, haven’t participated recently, have colleagues that could use an introduction to SCE, or want to learn more about Express and Customized Solutions, Demand Response, On-Bill Financing, and other SCE offerings. Participants … Read More >

Proposition 39 Funding Creates Energy-Saving Opportunities

K-12 schools and community colleges in California are increasingly pursuing deep energy efficiency retrofits as they gain access to the funding created by the passage of Proposition 39. Known as the California Clean Energy Jobs Act, Proposition 39 provides $550 million annually through 2018 to help California schools increase the energy efficiency of their facilities and expand clean … Read More >

Support Resources for Title 24 Changes

On July 1, 2014, SCE modified Express and Customized Solutions to account for the updated version of California’s Title 24. Qualifying criteria and baselines were modified for certain Solution Codes, while others were discontinued entirely. An updated version of the Solutions Directory has been released that reflects these updates. Download the new version in the Online … Read More >