Solar Power at Home
Announcement: SCE is #1 in new solar megawatts installed in 2016. Smart Electric Power Alliance, a non-profit, publishes its solar rankings every year. To see stats on how much clean energy we’re installing look at our monthly NEM Customer At A Glance report.
Guide to Going Solar
Setting your home up with solar technology can reduce your energy bill and your carbon footprint. We have the information and resources to help you get started.
Step 1: Efficiency First
Step 2: Choose a Contractor
Step 3: Installation
Step 4: Net Energy Metering
Knowledge Is Power
Earn Energy Credits
Green Rate Option
If you would like to support renewable power but are unable to install solar panels on your roof, we have an alternative solution for you. By participating in the Green Rate, you help support clean energy for a brighter future in Southern California. Learn more here.
Net Energy Metering For Home
See how Net Energy Metering works throughout the day.
Learn about the relationship between solar production and your energy consumption throughout the day.
Solar energy rises with the sun. As solar production increases, you would purchase less energy from us.
With solar production at its peak, you create more energy than needed, earning you credits for the surplus.
Solar energy goes down with the sun, and you would begin to purchase energy from us.
With solar energy stopped, you would tap into the credit earned during the day to power your property.