News & Events

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 >

November 2014 Program Updates

Clarifying Installation Types for Customized Solutions SCE has noted some confusion among the CAA community related to the installation types we use to categorize projects submitted through Customized Solutions. To help clarify, we’ve added a new document that you can access via the Online Application Tool. “Early Retirement Using Preponderance of Evidence” provides regulatory context … Read More >

New Version of Solutions Directory Available

SCE has released a new version of the Solutions Directory. Updates include: A new section describing the Retrocommissioning (RCx) offering and related Solution Codes Updated eligibility criteria for Express Solutions for reduced wattage T5 lamps and auto-closers for refrigerated walk-ins New Express Solutions for Energy Star-qualified integral LED PAR20 and candelabra lamps, effective November 1, … Read More >

Minimum Incentive Amount for Customized Solutions

Effective January 1, 2015, the estimated incentive amount for all Customized Solutions projects must be greater than $2,200. The estimated incentive amount, which SCE will review when you submit your Incentives Application, can include multiple Customized Solution codes and multiple sites, as long as they are all included on one Incentives Application. This policy change … Read More >

Re-inspections for Express or Customized Solutions Applications

As of December 1, 2014, SCE will begin enforcing an existing policy regarding re-inspections. There will now be a $400 fee, increased from $200, for completing more than one pre or post-installation inspection. These re-inspections often occur when the Technical Reviewer is unable to locate the equipment detailed in the Incentives Application or Installation Report, … Read More >

Energy Efficiency Projects for Hotels and Motels

Energy efficiency isn’t a top priority for most hotel and motel owners and managers; they’re usually much more concerned with making guests feel welcome and comfortable. Still, these facilities offer substantial opportunity to save energy with equipment upgrades. Lodging facilities in the US spend $2,196 per available room each year on energy, representing about 6% … Read More >