Rate Information - Rate Changes

October 2012 Rate Changes

Effective October 1, 2012, these Southern California Edison (SCE) rate factors increased:

  • The Transmission charge increased for all rates, except Power – Agricultural and Pumping, Connected Load Basis (PA-1).
  • The Distribution charge increased, based on tier structure, for Domestic CARE (D-CARE); Domestic Time-of-Use Electric Vehicle Charging (TOU-EV-1); the Time-of-Use Agricultural and Pumping Internal Combustion Engine (TOU-PA-ICE) Conversion Program, and all Renewable (R) rates, except Time-of-Use, General Service, Large (TOU-8) Option R.
  • The Generation charge increased for the PA-1 Off-Peak Credit Factor.
  • The Public Purpose Programs Charge (PPPC) will increase for all rates, except D-CARE, Area Lighting Street and Highway (LS-1, LS-2, and LS-3), Residential Walkway Lighting (DWL), and Outdoor Area Lighting Service (OL-1).

Effective October 1, 2012, these SCE rate factors decreased:

  • The Distribution charge for the Customer Charge ($/month) decreased for all R rates, except TOU-8 Option R.
  • Transmission charge decreased for Rate Schedule PA-1.
  • The Generation charge decreased for the TOU-PA-ICE Conversion Program.

Effective October 1, 2012, this SCE rate factor changed (increased or decreased, based on tiered rate structure):

  • The Conservation Incentive Adjustment (CIA) charge changed for Time-of-Use Domestic Tiered (TOU-D-T) and Time-of-Use Domestic Tiered Electric Vehicle Charging (TOU-D-TEV).

The actual impact of these rate factor changes on customers’ bills will vary based on energy usage.

California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE)

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

*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: