Southern California Edison

About Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison is a privately owned company. The company presently supplies electricity to residential, commercial and industrial customers, with a total of 3,362,033 residential customer accounts, 468,927 commercial customers and 24,339 industrial customer accounts recently reported to be subscribed. On average, Southern California Edison's residential electricity rate is 15.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 31.39% below the average California price of 21.86 cents and 13.09% higher than the national average of 13.26. They had total sales and disposition of 66,818,407 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 58,845,770 megawatt hours were via sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they produce and other megawatt hours purchased by way of the wholesale market. Of the electricity sourced by the company, these two categories make up 15.24% and 84.69%, respectively. In 2020, the company made a total of $12,727,507,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $241,764,000 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $9,504,361,000 from retail sales to end users.

The California average monthly residential electric bill is $125.67, while the Southern California Edison average is 28.35% below at $92.23 per month. This is the 45th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in California. Production from nuclear power plants totaled 4,919,116.23 megawatt hours for the provider, which ranks them 41st in the country out of 3510 suppliers. Electricity generation from sustainable fuel types by the company totals 1,672,424 megawatt hours. Electricity generation plants managed by the supplier use non-renewable fuel sources to generate 81.71% of their total electricity generation, or 7,473,353.71 megawatt hours. This amount ranks them at 126th in the nation out of 3510 suppliers.

Southern California Edison Net Metering

Thankfully, Southern California Edison allows consumers to take part in net metering. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it gives the ability for people to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Southern California Edison recently reported a yearly loss of around 5.43% of the electricity that they produce. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity production business and electricity companies are required to report these losses. This percentage of electricity lost results in them receiving a rank of 29th best out of 49 providers who report energy loss in the state.

Southern California Edison Rate & Electric Bills

Southern California Edison residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.185/kWh$0.051/kWh$218.50/mo.$16.63/mo.
2543rd15.00¢Southern California Edison's Average residential price per kWh
868th$92.23Average monthly electric bill for Southern California Edison's residential customers

Southern California Edison Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Edison International
  • Headquarters:2244 Walnut Grove Avenue
    Rosemead, California 91770
    United States of America
  • CEO:Steven D. Powell

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Quick Facts About Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison is the 135th highest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3510 suppliers, producing 9,145,777.71 megawatt hours.

Southern California Edison generates 64,078 megawatt hours of electricity (or 0.70% of their total production) from solar energy sources.

Southern California Edison is 28th out of 3510 electric providers in the US for total megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power.

Southern California Edison generates 2,525,755.48 megawatt hours using natural gas and ranks 121st out of 3510 providers in the country for total natural gas production.

Energy provider of the year for California, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Largest Producer of Renewable Electricity
California, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Southern California Edison's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1011 National Rank

Southern California Edison Energy Makeup

Southern California Edison State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Power Plants Owned by Southern California Edison

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Maricopa County AZ Nuclear 31,133,647
Mountainview Generating StationEdison International (100.00%)
San Bernardino CA Natural Gas 2,392,877.481,005,023,627.02420.01
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 264,735
Madera County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 204,176
Big Creek CDP CA Conventional Hydroelectric 164,443
Kern County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 156,791
Madera County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 138,421
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 121,307
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 117,367
Kern County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 100,913

Southern California Edison Fuel Makeup

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Natural Gas
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Distillate Fuel Oil

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Southern California Edison FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Southern California Edison customers each month?

Southern California Edison currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $92.23, compared to the California average of $125.67 and the nationwide of $125.67 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Southern California Edison?

The CEO of Southern California Edison is Steven D. Powell.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Southern California Edison?

There are 60 power plants associated with or owned by Southern California Edison.

What percentage of Southern California Edison’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel types?

Southern California Edison produces 81.71% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Southern California Edison customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for customers of Southern California Edison is 15.00 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Southern California Edison?

The Southern California Edison phone number is (800) 655-4555.

What company is Southern California Edison owned by?

Southern California Edison is a subsidiary of Edison International.

What percentage of Southern California Edison’s electricity is generated from renewable fuel types?

Southern California Edison generates 18.29% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-07