Articles Tagged With ‘Southern California Edison’

Did Southern California Edison equipment start Thomas Fire?

The utility Southern California Edison has released a statement acknowledging that its equipment may have helped sparked the Thomas Fire that devastated Ventura and Santa Barbara counties late last year and led to the deadly Montecito mudslides in early 2018.... (Continue reading)

Nuclear power plant owners seek damages

Southern California Edison, the owner of the San Onofre nuclear power plant, served Mitsubishi with a notice that it will seek reimbursement for the cost of shutting the plant In June, Southern California Edison retired San Onofre’s Unit 2 and... (Continue reading)

Solar homes in state multiplying

Home solar systems were installed by California homeowners at a record rate last year, with the equipment generating a total of 391 megawatts of electricity, according to data released by the government. (San Francisco Chronicle) A rebate program for solar... (Continue reading)

San Onofre nuclear power plant shutting down

The distressed San Onofre nuclear power plant is shutting down. Southern California Edison announced Friday it will retire the Unit 2 and Unit 3 reactors and lay off approximately 1,000 employees. San Onofre has not generated any electricity since January... (Continue reading)

Boxer wants faulty nuclear power plant repairs investigated

California Senator Barbara Boxer is calling for a federal investigation into Southern California Edison’s past handling of the currently inactive San Onofre nuclear power plant after receiving information suggesting that utility executives misled the public and regulators about repair work.... (Continue reading)

California woman awarded $4 million for shower head shocking

A Los Angeles jury awarded a California woman $4 million for getting shocked by stray electricity that pulsed through her bathroom shower head. [Mercury News] Simona Wilson, the mother of three young children, sued Southern California Edison in 2011 around... (Continue reading)