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Russell G. Worden
Managing Director, State Regulatory Operations

August 4, 2017
ADVICE 3641-E
(U 338-E)
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
ENERGY DIVISION
Implementation of Affiliate Transaction Rules With Respect to
the Creation of a New Affiliate

SUBJECT:

In accordance with Affiliate Transaction Rule (Rule) VI.B adopted in
Decision (D.)97-12-088, Appendix A, dated December 16, 1997, as modified by
D.06-12-029 dated December 14, 2006, Southern California Edison Company (SCE)
hereby submits this advice filing to provide notice to the California Public Utilities
Commission (Commission) of the creation of a new affiliate.
PURPOSE
The purpose of this advice filing is to provide notice to the Commission pursuant to
Rule VI.B of the creation of the affiliate listed in Attachment A.
BACKGROUND
D.97-12-088, as subsequently modified by various decisions, adopted rules governing
the relationship between California’s natural gas local distribution companies and
electric utilities and certain of their affiliates. For purposes of an electric utility, the rules
apply to all utility transactions with affiliates engaging in the provision of a product that
uses electricity or services that relate to the use of electricity, unless otherwise
exempted by the rules.
Rule VI.B pertains to compliance plans for new affiliates subject to the rules:
Upon the creation of a new affiliate, the utility shall immediately
notify the Commission of the creation of the new affiliate, as well
as posting notice on its electronic bulletin board. No later than
60 days after the creation of this affiliate, the utility shall file an
advice letter with the Energy Division of the Commission. The
advice letter shall state the affiliate’s purpose or activities,
whether the utility claims that Rule II.B makes the Rules
applicable to the affiliate, and shall include a demonstration to

P.O. Box 800

8631 Rush Street

Rosemead, California 91770

(626) 302-4177

Fax (626) 302-6396





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ADVICE 3641-E (U 338-E) -2- August 4, 2017 the Commission that there are adequate procedures in place that will ensure compliance with these Rules. (Appendix A-3, D.06-12-029) The affiliate listed in Attachment A will be considered a Class A affiliate of SCE because either it is or will be engaged in the provision of a product that uses electricity or a service that relates to the use of electricity. No unusual or unique circumstances exist that would require affiliate transaction rule implementation measures beyond those SCE already has in place for the affiliate listed in Attachment A. Therefore, SCE will apply the provisions of its 2017 ATR Compliance Plan, filed on June 30, 2017 via Advice 3625-E, to all transactions with this affiliate. If the Commission modifies or requires amendment of SCE’s current and prevailing compliance plan, or in the event that SCE files a periodic update to its compliance plan, SCE will apply all such changes or the provisions of such amended plans to this affiliate. No cost information is required for this advice filing. TIER DESIGNATION Pursuant to General Order (GO) 96-B, Energy Industry Rule 5.1, this advice letter is submitted with a Tier 1 designation. EFFECTIVE DATE This advice filing is made in compliance with D.97-12-088 and D.06-12-029 and will become effective on August 4, 2017, the date filed. NOTICE Anyone wishing to protest this advice filing may do so by letter via U.S. Mail, facsimile, or electronically, any of which must be received no later than 20 days after the date of this advice filing. Protests should be submitted to: CPUC, Energy Division Attention: Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, California 94102 E-mail: EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov Copies should also be mailed to the attention of the Director, Energy Division, Room 4004 (same address above). In addition, protests and all other correspondence regarding this advice letter should also be sent by letter and transmitted via facsimile or electronically to the attention of:
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ADVICE 3641-E (U 338-E) -3- August 4, 2017 Russell G. Worden Managing Director, State Regulatory Operations Southern California Edison Company 8631 Rush Street Rosemead, California 91770 Telephone: (626) 302-4177 Facsimile: (626) 302-6396 E-mail: AdviceTariffManager@sce.com Laura Genao Managing Director, State Regulatory Affairs c/o Karyn Gansecki Southern California Edison Company 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 2030 San Francisco, California 94102 Facsimile: (415) 929-5544 E-mail: Karyn.Gansecki@sce.com There are no restrictions on who may file a protest, but the protest shall set forth specifically the grounds upon which it is based and must be received by the deadline shown above. In accordance with General Rule 4 of GO 96-B, SCE is serving copies of this advice filing to the interested parties shown on the attached GO 96-B service list. Address change requests to the GO 96-B service list should be directed by electronic mail to AdviceTariffManager@sce.com or at (626) 302-3719. For changes to all other service lists, please contact the Commission’s Process Office at (415) 703-2021 or by electronic mail at Process_Office@cpuc.ca.gov. Further, in accordance with Public Utilities Code Section 491, notice to the public is hereby given by filing and keeping the advice filing at SCE’s corporate headquarters. To view other SCE advice letters filed with the Commission, log on to SCE’s web site at https://www.sce.com/wps/portal/home/regulatory/advice-letters. For questions regarding this advice letter, please contact Mark McGregor at (626) 3021190 or by electronic mail to Mark.McGregor@sce.com. Southern California Edison Company /s/ Russell G. Worden Russell G. Worden RGW:mm:cm Enclosures
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CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION ADVICE LETTER FILING SUMMARY ENERGY UTILITY MUST BE COMPLETED BY UTILITY (Attach additional pages as needed) Company name/CPUC Utility No.: Southern California Edison Company (U 338-E) Utility type: Contact Person: Darrah Morgan  ELC  GAS  PLC  HEAT Phone #: (626) 302-2086  WATER E-mail: Darrah.Morgan@sce.com E-mail Disposition Notice to: AdviceTariffManager@sce.com EXPLANATION OF UTILITY TYPE ELC = Electric PLC = Pipeline GAS = Gas HEAT = Heat Advice Letter (AL) #: Subject of AL: (Date Filed/ Received Stamp by CPUC) WATER = Water 3641-E Tier Designation: 1 Implementation of Affiliate Transaction Rules With Respect to the Creation of a New Affiliate Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Compliance AL filing type:  Monthly  Quarterly  Annual  One-Time  Other If AL filed in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: Decisions 97-12-088 and 06-12-029 Does AL replace a withdrawn or rejected AL? If so, identify the prior AL: Summarize differences between the AL and the prior withdrawn or rejected AL: Confidential treatment requested?  Yes  No If yes, specification of confidential information: Confidential information will be made available to appropriate parties who execute a nondisclosure agreement. Name and contact information to request nondisclosure agreement/access to confidential information: Resolution Required?  Yes  No Requested effective date: 8/4/2017 No. of tariff sheets: -0- Estimated system annual revenue effect: (%): Estimated system average rate effect (%): When rates are affected by AL, include attachment in AL showing average rate effects on customer classes (residential, small commercial, large C/I, agricultural, lighting). Tariff schedules affected: None Service affected and changes proposed1: Pending advice letters that revise the same tariff sheets: 1 Discuss in AL if more space is needed. None
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Protests and all other correspondence regarding this AL are due no later than 20 days after the date of this filing, unless otherwise authorized by the Commission, and shall be sent to: CPUC, Energy Division Attention: Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, California 94102 E-mail: EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov Russell G. Worden Managing Director, State Regulatory Operations Southern California Edison Company 8631 Rush Street Rosemead, California 91770 Telephone: (626) 302-4177 Facsimile: (626) 302-6396 E-mail: AdviceTariffManager@sce.com Laura Genao Managing Director, State Regulatory Affairs c/o Karyn Gansecki Southern California Edison Company 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 2030 San Francisco, California 94102 Facsimile: (415) 929-5544 E-mail: Karyn.Gansecki@sce.com
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Southern California Edison Company Attachment A List of a New Affiliate Affiliate Name SoCore 2017 ProjectCo-IL1 LLC Address of Headquarters 225 W. Hubbard Suite 200 Chicago, IL 60654 Primary Officers Robert L. Scheuermann Russell D. Young Eric R. Luesebrink Ass’t Sec. Daniela Shapiro Steven P. Miriani President & CFO SVP – Operations SVP – Development & SVP – Finance Secretary Contact Person Mark McGregor (626) 302-1190 Intended Business Activity SoCore 2017 ProjectCo-IL1 LLC was formed to own and operate photovoltaic solar energy systems in Illinois. . Acquire/ Creation Date 7/27/2017 Covered by Rules Yes
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