News & Events

March 2015 Program Updates

New Solution Codes and Updates in the Solutions Directory SCE will release a new version of the Solutions Directory in April 2015 with a number of new Solution Codes and updates to existing Solution Codes. These updates are described below and are currently reflected in the Online Application Tool. New Express Solution Codes for LED … Read More >

Acing Energy Savings at Golf Courses

For the past few years, golf courses and country clubs have experienced a downturn in profitability, losing an average of 2 cents on every dollar on membership dues and sales in club shops and restaurants.1 As a result, golf courses are more eager than ever to find ways to lower operating costs like energy consumption. Electricity … Read More >

Avoid the Peak With Permanent Load Shifting

With the transition to Time-of-Use (TOU) rates, SCE’s commercial customers are becoming increasingly aware of the relationship between on-peak demand charges and operating costs. The Permanent Load Shifting (PLS) program helps customers turn that understanding into energy-saving action. The PLS program offers incentives to customers who use thermal energy storage (TES) systems to shift the … Read More >

February 2015 Program Updates

February brings us several news items and policy updates from Southern California Edison, including updates to the Solutions Directory, a clarification of the LED Qualified Products Lists (QPLs), and a description of the shift to a midstream program design for LED products. Solutions Directory Updates The Solutions Directory has been updated with the following changes: … Read More >

Manufacturing Energy Savings in Light Industrial Buildings

In California manufacturing is an integral part of the economy: the sector generated $239 billion in 2013.1 In addition, the manufacturing and light industrial buildings consume 22% of the state’s total annual electricity. While manufacturing is energy intensive, not every facility is a heavy industrial foundry or refinery. Southern California Edison has three distinct building … Read More >

January 2015 Program Updates

Program updates about the Solution Directory, customized calculation guidelines, minimum incentive requirements and re-inspection policies, air compressor VSD incentives and Title 24 resources. … Read More >

Join Us February 20 for SCE’s Info Session Kickoff

Join Us February 20 for Our Info Session Kickoff Our first 2015 Customer’s Authorized Agents Info Session is coming soon. Join us on February 20 for a chance to meet program support staff face-to-face and to get the latest updates on SCE’s energy efficiency offerings. Our agenda is packed with great content, including: Training: Best … Read More >

Efficiency is in Season: Energy-Saving Projects in Agricultural Facilities

No matter how you slice it, California’s agricultural sector is massive. With 81,700 farms and ranches, it’s the largest producer and exporter of agricultural products in the United States, generating about $36 billion in revenue per year.1 With so much activity in the industry, there is tremendous opportunity to save energy in agricultural facilities. We’ll discuss … Read More >