Cooling Centers :
Our residential customers will not be disconnected for non-payment when temperatures above 100 degrees are forecast in a 72-hour look-ahead period. During the heatwave, here are some tips to stay cool and conserve energy. Cooling center locations and hours are listed here: Find a Cooling Center. You can also call 2-1-1 for a cooling center near you.

Rate Change

Changes to SCE Rates

Effective January 1, 2024, the rate components listed below changed as follows

  • Transmission – for all rates
  • Distribution – for all rates 
  • PPPC – for all rates 
  • TOTCA – for all rates
  • PUCRF – for all rates
  • NSGC – for all rates
  • CIA – for all applicable Residential rates 
  • Wildfire Fund Charge – for all rates
  • Fixed Recovery Charge – for all rates
  • SCE Gen – (including the RTP hourly factors) for all rates 
  • PCIA – for all rates
  • CTC – for all rates
  • CARE Surcharge – for all rates 
  • CARE Discount % – for all TOU CARE rates 
  • Dual Participation CAP – for all applicable rates 
  • Green Rate factors – for all rates 
  • Green Rate CR factors – for all rates 
  • Climate Credit – (April & October only) for all rates
  • MCAM – see Electric 5175-E, Appendix D, page 35/49
  • NBT EEC prices  – for all rates

California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE)

SCE’s current and revised CARE Surcharge and CARE Discount Percentage are listed below:

Rate Component$/kWh Rate or Percentage Prior to January 1, 2024$/kWh Rate or Percentage As Of January 1, 2024
CARE Surcharge*0.009010.01032
CARE Discount for Commercial Accounts28.9% 29.0% 

*The CARE Surcharge rate is shown in dollars/kWh. All non-CARE, non-Street Lighting customers pay this same amount on an equal dollars/kWh basis.

If you have any questions regarding these rate factor changes, please contact:

Business RatesResidential Rates
SCE Business Center
(800) 990-7788
Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SCE Customer Support
(800) 655-4555
24 Hours, 7 Days per Week

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