Rate Information - Rate Change

October 2013 Rate Changes

Effective October1, 2013, this Southern California Edison (SCE) rate factor decreased:

  • The Public Purpose Program Charge (PPPC) will decrease for all rates, except for Domestic CARE (D-CARE), Area Lighting (AL-2), Streets & Highway (LS-1; LS-2; LS-3), Residential Walkway Lighting (DWL), and the Outdoor Area Lighting (OL-1) Service rates.
  • The Transmission charge will decrease for all rates; except for Agricultural and Pumping (PA-2) which will increase.

Effective October1, 2013, this SCE rate factor increased:

  • The SCE Generation charge will increase for the Time-of-Use Agricultural and Pumping Internal Combustion Engine (TOU-PA-ICE) rate.

Effective October1, 2013, these SCE rate factors (increased or decreased, based on tiered rate structure):

  • The Distribution charge will decrease based on tier structure for Domestic CARE (D-CARE) and all "R" rates (TOU-GS-2 Option R, TOU-GS-3 Option R and TOU-8 Option R).
  • The Conservation Incentive Adjustment (CIA) charge will increase or decrease, based on tiered structure, for Domestic (D), Domestic CARE (D-CARE), Domestic FERA (D-FERA), Time-of-Use Domestic Tiered (TOU-D-T) and Time-of-Use Domestic Tiered Electric Vehicle Charging (TOU-D-TEV) rates.

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: Santa Catalina Island Gas Cost Adjustment Billing Factors (GCABFs) and CARE Surcharge

*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.