Edison International is a public utility holding company that was founded in 1886 in New York City. The company is headquartered in Rosemead, California, and operates through its subsidiary, Southern California Edison (SCE), which is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States. Edison International's primary business is the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity to residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers in Southern California.
SCE serves approximately 15 million people in a 50,000 square-mile area of Central, Coastal, and Southern California, making it one of the largest electric utilities in the country. The company operates a diverse mix of power generation facilities, including natural gas, nuclear, hydroelectric, solar, and wind. SCE is also a leader in energy efficiency and has implemented various programs to help customers reduce their energy usage and lower their bills.
Edison International is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to its customers. The company invests in its infrastructure and technology to ensure that it can meet the energy needs of its customers and maintain the resilience of its system. In recent years, Edison International has also been focused on modernizing its grid and incorporating renewable energy sources into its power generation mix.
The company has received numerous awards and recognitions for its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. In 2020, Edison International was named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility magazine. The company has also been recognized by the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) for its climate change disclosures and by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for its sustainability performance.