How to Submit a Claim to SCE

If you have suffered a loss or damage due to recent service interruption, and believe we may be responsible, you may submit a claim. How to submit your claim >

We investigate and evaluate each claim individually, and our policy is to respond promptly.

Long Beach Update

As of 4:30 a.m. Saturday, we have restored service to approximately 190 of the 260 customers that were without service by connecting generators. We are continuing to place generators in areas that do not have power and expect to have all customers restored to service by Saturday afternoon. SCE will re-open its distribution center at Cesar Chavez community center at 8 a.m. Saturday to distribute ice and water. There are currently 10 generators in place serving businesses and residents. As the underground network system is restored, we will transition these customers off the generators. When this happens, they will experience a short power outage, which could last up to 45 minutes. We encourage customers in Long Beach to make every effort to conserve use of electricity as we continue to return the system to its full operational capacity. The safety of the public and our crews remain our highest priority. We thank the city of Long Beach for its cooperation and for the safety efforts of first responders in the Long Beach Fire and Police departments. Get the latest update >

Red Bluff Substation Project

Delivering More Solar Power For Southern California

We’re committed to more renewable power for California’s future, and the Red Bluff Substation Project near Desert Center, in eastern Riverside County, is designed to help. It’s positioned in an area defined by state and federal agencies as rich in solar-energy resources, and where several renewable-power generation projects are in development. The Red Bluff Substation Project will help us connect First Solar’s Desert Sunlight Solar Farm, and future renewable-power projects in the area, to our transmission grid.

Neighboring Communities

Desert Center, Riverside County

Project Details

Major components of the project:

  • A new 500/220 kV substation
  • Two new parallel transmission line segments to connect the new substation to the existing Devers-Palo Verde 500 kV transmission line.
  • Construction will also include rebuilding an existing distribution line to provide the substation with light and power and installation of a new telecommunications system, including a new Desert Center Communications Site.

Status

The substation is operational.

Project Timeline

  • November, 2010: We filed project application with the CPUC for approval.
  • September, 2011: Construction scheduled to begin
  • June 2013: Substation in service.

Contact Information

If you have questions or comments about this project, please contact us. Try our toll-free Project Information Line: 1-866-602-3782. Or contact our local staff.

Louis Davis
Region Manager
1-951-249-8468
Louis.Davis@sce.com

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