Tag Archives: Southern California Edison

So Cal Edison Signs Power Purchase Agreement With First Solar (FSLR) For Silver State South Project

Southern California Edison (SCE) has signed a power purchase agreement with First Solar (FSLR) for 250MW of solar electricity from the FSLR Silver State South project.  The project will consist of 2500 ground mounted solar panels on 2500 acres of public land near Primm, Nevada.  It will interconnect with with SCE’s proposed Eldorado Ivanpah transmission line.  The project is expected to begin producing electricity by 2014 and fully operational by 2017, but still requires approval … Read the rest

Trina Solar (TSL) Lands 45MW Solar Supply Deal With So Co Edison

Trina Solar (TSL) is popping this morning after it was announced it landed a solar supply deal with one of the largest US utilities, Southern California Edison, and has already begun shipping PV modules.  Trina will ship 45MW in solar modules over the course of the next year to be used by SoCo Edison on commercial rooftops.  SoCo Edison was authorized by the Cali Public Utilities Commission to cover up to 65 million sq feet … Read the rest

General Electric (GE) Gets $1.4 Billion Wind Turbine Contract For World’s Largest Wind Farm In Oregon

Big news this morning out of General Electric (GE) and great news for the wind industry in general.  The company is announcing it will supply what will be the world’s largest wind farm in Oregon called the Sheperds Flat project run by Caithness Energy.  The deal calls for 338 wind turbines from GE between 2011 and 2012 with the project generating 845MW of energy at full capacity.  The project is expected to inject $16 million … Read the rest

Itron (ITRI) Begins Deployment Of 4 Million Smart Meters For So Co Edison

Itron (ITRI) has begun a 3 year deployment of 4 million OpenWay smart meter systems for So Co Edison’s residential and small commercial customers.

Senior VP of SCE, Lynda Ziegler, said, “These new digital, secure, two-way communicating meters will measure electricity usage up-to-the minute and, when fully implemented, will enable customers to track how much they use, and how much it costs them. As part of its Edison SmartConnect(TM) program, SCE plans to offer customers … Read the rest

Comverge’s (COMV) Southern California Edison (VPC) Contract Approved

Comverge just announced that its 4-year, 40 megawatt Virtual Peaking Capacity (VPC) contract with Southern California Edison has been approved by regulators. The approvalmeans that Comverge can begin work on a demand response system that will increase the reliability of Southern California Edison’s grid during times of heavy use.

In a press release, executives from both Comverge and Southern California Edison commented on the news:

“The rollout of our program with SCE will provide … Read the rest

EnerNOC (ENOC), So Co Edison 150MW Demand Response Contract Approved

The 150MW demand response contract between EnerNOC (ENOC) and So Co Edison which was originally announced in June 08, has been approved by the California Public Utilities Commission and will be effective until the end of 2012. 

“The CPUC’s decision reflects the important role that demand response can play in reducing peak demand in SCE’s service territory,” said Tim Healy, EnerNOC’s chairman and CEO. “Adding more demand response resources to the state of California further … Read the rest

First Solar (FSLR) Signs Contract With Southern California Edison

First Solar just announced that it has signed a contract with Southern California Edison regarding the construction of 2 solar power projects in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Together, the projects will generate 550 MW of solar energy. When complete, they will produce 1.2 billion kilowatt-hours of renewable electricity each year. As long as the projects are approved by the California Public Utilities Commission, construction is set to begin on the 250 megawatt Desert Sunlight … Read the rest

American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) Gets Order From Southern California Edison

American Superconductor Corporation just announced that it has received an order from Southern California Edison for its its pad-mounted Distribution Static VAR Compensator (“dSVC”) solution. Southern California Edison will use this product as part of its "Circuit of the Future" project.

Timothy Poor, AMSC’s Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development, commented on the order in a company press release:

“A spin-off from our larger-scale transmission SVC, our dSVC solution allows electric utilities … Read the rest

First Solar (FSLR) Completes 2MW Solar Plant for So Co Edison

First Solar (FSLR) has announced that it has completed production on a 2MW solar power plant for Southern California Edison which was installed on the rooftop of a commercial building in Fontana, California.  It’s the first project for SCE within a larger plan to install 250MW of solar power across commercial rooftops throughout Cali over the next 5 years.  First Solar (FSLR) will also engineer, manufacture and install the next project in Chino, expected to … Read the rest

Southern California Edison (SCEQ) To Post Final License Agreement For Business Use Of Patented Smart Meters

Southern California Edison applied for a patent on smart meters last year. While it is a little nerve-wracking to have one company patent business use of a technology that’s crucial to helping Americans use energy more efficiently, Southern California Edison appears to be acting with good intentions. According to Earth2tech.com, the utility says that it requested the patent as a protective measure, to keep other companies from patenting business use of the smart meter … Read the rest