Taking on Tomorrow, Today: Energy Education Center - Tulare
Located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, one of the world’s most productive agricultural regions, Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Energy Education Center – Tulare provides the latest information, tools, and resources to help Central California residents and businesses – including manufacturers, farmers, dairies and food processors – make better energy decisions.
We offer free courses and workshops led by experts on a wide range of energy topics, as we continue to work with state and national educational and manufacturing alliances to bring you the most up-to-date information in areas such as field production, food processing and preparation, and agricultural diversification. Our facility also features a number of displays on efficient and sustainable technologies, including an outdoor demonstration area showcasing energy-saving solutions for agricultural applications.
Through the Energy Education Center, we’re taking on tomorrow, today, to assist you in lowering your energy use and costs – and in becoming part of the clean energy movement.
Online and On-Demand Classes: Knowledge at Your Fingertips
Our dozens of online courses and workshops – from very basic to more advanced – provide you with learning opportunities to meet all of your energy needs. And, with our on-demand offerings, we’re open 24/7, 365 days a year.
To stay up to date on the latest classes and workshops available, sign up for our mailing list at on.sce.com/eec-email.
Certifications & Accreditations
The following certifications and accreditations further enhance the Energy Education Center’s offerings.
- AIA Learning Units
- CALCTP Certification
- IHACI and NATE Certification
- FSCI Continuing Educational Credits
- State Water Resources Control Board Contact Hours
Free Tool Lending Library
Need a tool for an upcoming project? Borrow one for up to two weeks for FREE through our Tool Lending Library Program. With over 400 tools available – ranging from digital meters and data loggers to temperature sensors and thermal cameras, to airflow hoods and more – you can test, troubleshoot or analyze equipment usage and have your project completed in no time.
Visit our Tool Lending Library at sce.myturn.com.
An Up-Close Look at Sustainable, Energy-Saving Technologies
The 16,100 square-foot Energy Education Center – Tulare also includes state-of-the-art interactive displays and demonstrations to show you how to make better energy decisions and lower your carbon footprint.
A highlight includes our 4.5-acre outdoor demonstration area, with working pumps, irrigation technologies, and solutions to help the agricultural sector improve energy efficiency.
Also get a first-hand look at our other displays, such as:
A live, grid-connected photovoltaic system, which provides electricity to the facility and features a mechanism that tracks the sun to maximize solar power production; and
The inner workings of our highly efficient five-ton HVAC and split-system HVAC units.
In addition, the Energy Education Center includes several electric vehicle charging stations – an example of the infrastructure being installed by SCE to support the widespread transportation electrification needed for California to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045 to reduce the threat of climate change.
Energy Education Center – Tulare Guided Tour Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Energy Education Center - Tulare
4175 South Laspina St.
Tulare, CA 93274
Conveniently located in the heart of California’s agricultural community, off Highway 99
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(There is no cost to visit the center. Email us first about access due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.)