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Gary A. Stern, Ph.D.
Managing Director, State Regulatory Operations

July 6, 2018
ADVICE 3821-E
(Southern California Edison Company U 338-E)
ADVICE 5324-E / 3989-G
(Pacific Gas and Electric Company U 39-E)
ADVICE 3242-E / 2685-G
(San Diego Gas & Electric Company U 902-E)
ADVICE 5321-G
(Southern California Gas Company U 904-G)
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
ENERGY DIVISION
SUBJECT:

I.

Southern California Edison Company, Pacific Gas and Electric
Company, San Diego Gas & Electric Company, and Southern
California Gas Company’s 2017 Energy Efficiency Incentive
Award Earnings Rates and Award Caps

PURPOSE

Pursuant to Resolution E-4897 (Resolution), issued on December 14, 2017, Pacific Gas
and Electric Company (PG&E), San Diego Gas and Electric Company (SDG&E),
Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and Southern California Edison
Company (SCE) (collectively, the IOUs) jointly submit this Tier 1 Advice Letter (AL)
calculating the 2017 program year (PY) Efficiency Savings and Performance Incentive
(ESPI) Mechanism earning rates and award caps.
II.

BACKGROUND

Ordering Paragraph (OP) 8 of the Resolution directs the IOUs to submit a Tier 1 AL
within 30 days of the issuance of the 2018 ESPI guidelines calculating the 2017 PY
ESPI Mechanism earning rates and award caps.1 Additionally, OP 8 directs the IOUs to

1

The Commission published the 2018 ESPI Guidelines on June 6, 2018.

P.O. Box 800

8631 Rush Street

Rosemead, California 91770

(626) 302-9645

Fax (626) 302-6396





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ADVICE 3821-E (U 338-E) -2- July 6, 2018 include a comprehensive list of the IOUs’ energy efficiency (EE) programs and budget placements in compliance with the guidelines for the 2018 ESPI ALs.2 III. THE 2017 PY ESPI STATEWIDE EARNINGS RATES Table 1 shows the 2017 PY ESPI Statewide Earnings Rates, as calculated in the template presented in Attachment 1. The budgets are allocated by savings type according to estimated relative contribution to portfolio net benefits within each IOU’s budget, then summed to calculate the total allocated statewide budget. PG&E’s and SDG&E’s budget allocations are 56.7%, 28.3%, and 15% for electricity, peak, and gas savings, respectively. SCE’s budget allocation is 67% for electricity savings and 33% for peak savings. SoCalGas’ budget is allocated 100% to gas savings. Table 1 - 2017 Portfolio Earning Rate Allocated ÷ Budget Electricity Savings (GWh/year) Peak Savings (MW) Gas Savings (MMT/year) IV. Lifecycle = Goals Statewide Earnings Coefficients $34,460,579 14,554 $2,368 $17,103,503 2,266 $7,549 $10,152,705 404 $25,106 THE 2017 PY ESPI INCENTIVE EARNINGS CAPS Table 2 shows the 2017 ESPI Award cap, as calculated in the template presented in Attachment 1. 2 Resolution, at p. 41.
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ADVICE 3821-E (U 338-E) -3- July 6, 2018 Table 2 - 2017 ESPI Award Cap by Component Energy Efficiency Savings 9% of Resource Program Budget Ex-Ante Review Codes & Standards NonResource 3% of Resource Program Budget 12% of C&S Program Budget 3% of NonResource Program Budget Total PG&E $26,374,389 $8,791,463 $1,973,606 $908,786 SCE $21,863,178 $7,287,726 $671,252 $678,887 $8,567,851 $2,855,950 $109,303 $248,726 $38,048,24 4 $30,501,04 4 $11,781,82 9 $4,911,369 $1,637,123 $91,293 $376,441 $7,016,226 SDG&E SoCalGa s V. ATTACHMENT Attachment 1 contains the template used to calculate the ESPI award rate and earnings cap and presents the 2017 ESPI Program Expenditure data. The calculations for the ESPI award rate and earnings cap are included in the worksheet labeled 2017 Earning Rates & Caps. The Program Authorized Budget data for PG&E, SDG&E, SoCalGas, and SCE is presented in the worksheets labeled ESPI Programs Budget PGE, SCG, SCE and SDGE respectively. VI. AUTHORIZATION This Advice Letter is submitted by SCE on behalf of, and with authorization from, PG&E, SDG&E, SoCalGas and SCE. VII. TIER DESIGNATION Pursuant to the Resolution, OP 8, this AL is submitted with a - 1 designation. VIII. EFFECTIVE DATE Pursuant to the Resolution, OP 8, this AL is submitted with a Tier 1 designation and the IOUs request that it be made effective on July 6, 2018, the date submitted. IX. NOTICE Anyone wishing to protest this submittal may do so by letter sent via U.S. mail, facsimile or E-mail, no later than July 26, 2018, which is 20 calendar days after the date of this
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ADVICE 3821-E (U 338-E) -4- July 6, 2018 submittal. Protests must be submitted to: CPUC Energy Division ED Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor San Francisco, California 94102 Facsimile: (415) 703-2200 E-mail: EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov Copies of protests also should 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 shall be sent either via E-mail or U.S. mail (and by facsimile, if possible) at the addresses shown below on the same date it is mailed or delivered to the Commission: Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. Managing Director, State Regulatory Operations Southern California Edison Company 8631 Rush Street Rosemead, California 91770 Telephone: (626) 302-9645 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 Erik Jacobson Director, Regulatory Relations c/o Megan Lawson Pacific Gas and Electric Company 77 Beale Street, Mail Code B13U P.O. Box 770000 San Francisco, California 94177 Facsimile: (415) 973-3582 E-mail: PGETariffs@pge.com
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ADVICE 3821-E (U 338-E) -5- July 6, 2018 Megan Caulson Regulatory Tariff Manager 9305 Lightwave Avenue, SD1190 San Diego, CA 92123-1548 E-mail: mcaulson@semprautilities.com Ronald van der Leeden Director, Regulatory Affairs – GT14D6 Southern California Gas Company 555 West Fifth Street Los Angeles, CA 90013-1011 Facsimile: (213) 244-4957 E-mail: rvanderleeden@semprautilities.com Ray B. Ortiz Tariff Manager – GT14D6 555 West Fifth Street Los Angeles, CA 90013-1011 Facsimile: (213) 244-4957 E-mail: rortiz@semprautilities.com There are no restrictions on who may submit a protest, but the protest shall set forth specifically the grounds upon which it is based and shall be submitted expeditiously. In accordance with General Rule 4 of General Order 96-B, SCE is serving copies of this advice letter to the interested parties shown on the attached GO 96-B and R.13-11-005 service lists Address change requests to the GO 96-B service list should be directed by electronic mail to AdviceTariffManager@sce.com or at (626) 302-4039. For changes to the service list, 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 submitting and keeping the advice letter at SCE’s corporate headquarters. To view other SCE advice letters submitted with the Commission, log on to SCE’s web site at https://www.sce.com/wps/portal/home/regulatory/advice-letters.
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ADVICE 3821-E (U 338-E) -6- July 6, 2018 For questions, please contact Frank Harris at 626-302-1718 or by electronic mail at frank.harris@sce.com Southern California Edison Company /s/ Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. GAS:fh:jm Enclosures
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CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION ADVICE LETTER 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 Submitted/ Received Stamp by CPUC) WATER = Water 3821-E Tier Designation: 1 Southern California Edison Company, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas & Electric Company, and Southern California Gas Company’s 2017 Energy Efficiency Incentive Award Earnings Rates and Award Caps Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Compliance, Energy Efficiency AL type:  Monthly  Quarterly  Annual  One-Time  Other If AL submitted in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: Resolution E-4897 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: 7/6/18 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 20 days, July 26, 2018, after the date of this submittal, 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 Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. Managing Director, State Regulatory Operations Southern California Edison Company 8631 Rush Street Rosemead, California 91770 Telephone: (626) 302-9645 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 Erik Jacobson Director, Regulatory Relations c/o Megan Lawson Pacific Gas and Electric Company 77 Beale Street, Mail Code B13U P.O. Box 770000 San Francisco, California 94177 Facsimile: (415) 973-3582 E-mail: PGETariffs@pge.com Megan Caulson Regulatory Tariff Manager 9305 Lightwave Avenue, SD1190 San Diego, CA 92123-1548 E-mail: mcaulson@semprautilities.com Ronald van der Leeden Director, Regulatory Affairs – GT14D6 Southern California Gas Company 555 West Fifth Street Los Angeles, CA 90013-1011 Facsimile: (213) 244-4957 E-mail: rvanderleeden@semprautilities.com Ray B. Ortiz Tariff Manager – GT14D6 555 West Fifth Street Los Angeles, CA 90013-1011 Facsimile: (213) 244-4957 E-mail: rortiz@semprautilities.com
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