Southern California Edison seeks bids for new power contracts with independent generators, marketers

ROSEMEAD, California , July 8, 2011 (press release) – Southern California Edison (SCE) today issued a competitive Request for Offers (RFO) for new power contracts with independent generators and marketers. The RFO seeks up to 48-month agreements to enhance the electricity supply for the 14 million Californians the utility serves.

Contracts being sought include dispatchable unit contingent energy only tolling agreements, non-dispatchable qualifying facilities resources, financial call options and resource adequacy capacity products.

RFO documents are available at www.sce.com/EnergyProcurement/.

"Our job is to meet the energy needs of our customers with the most economic and reliable resources available," said Kevin Cini, vice president of Energy Supply and Management. "Each year our RFO process attracts market participation that provides competitive prices and products for our customers."

About Southern California Edison
An Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, serving a population of nearly 14 million via 4.9 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California.

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