Our response to COVID-19
We’ve made some changes due to COVID-19, including suspending service disconnections for nonpayment and only continuing critical work needed to protect public safety and reduce the risk of wildfires.   Learn more here.  
If your income has recently changed, you may qualify for a reduced energy rate
If you have recently lost your job, even if you are receiving unemployment benefits, you may qualify for a reduced energy rate through our CARE or FERA programs.   Learn more here.  

Rate-Change

Changes to SCE Rates

Effective January 1, 2020 the rate components listed below changed as follows.

  • Transmission – for all rates
  • Distribution – for all rates
  • NDC – for all rates
  • PPPC – for all rates
  • TOTCA – for all rates
  • NSGC – for all rates
  • CIA – for applicable Residential rates
  • DWR Bond Charge – for all rates
  • SCE Gen – including the RTP “hourly” factors
  • Dual Participation – for all applicable rates
  • CARE Surcharge – for all rates
  • CARE Discount % - for all TOU CARE rates
  • PCIA – 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, 2020 $/kWh Rate or Percentage as of January 1, 2020
CARE Surcharge* 0.00509 0.00524
CARE Discount for Commercial Accounts 29.0% 28.7%

*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 Rates Residential 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
Expose as Block
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