Southern California Edison Grid Safety and Resiliency Program (GSRP) Application (A. 18-09-002)

Background

 

In September 2018, Southern California Edison (SCE) submitted an Application to the CPUC for approximately $582 million in funding for wildfire-related programs and projects. These projects primarily include:

 

  •  Covered conductor (plastic coating on wire to reduce fire risk)
  •  Upgraded circuit fuses
  •  Changes to the functioning of automatic reclosers
  •  High-definition cameras
  •  Weather stations
  •  Advanced weather modeling (software and hardware)
  •  Changes to vegetation management, inspections, and Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) practices

 

SCE's proposed programs are for the years 2018-2020, with future expansions or changes to the programs to be proposed in SCE's General Rate Cases (GRCs) starting in 2021.

Public Advocates Position

The Public Advocates Office is currently reviewing SCE's application and looks forward to participating in the proceeding.

Schedule

As of January 2019, an official schedule has not yet been set in the proceeding. However, testimony will likely be due in April 2019. Hearings will be held in June 2019 and a final decision is expected around December 2019.

Proceeding Docket  

 

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