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

December 27, 2018
(U 338-E)
Notification of SCE’s 2019 Residential Customer Disconnection


The purpose of this advice letter is to notify the California Public Utilities Commission
(Commission) of Southern California Edison Company’s (SCE’s) 2019 residential
customer disconnection goal, pursuant to Decision 18-12-013 (the Decision) Ordering
Paragraph (OP) 1(a).
On December 19, 2018, the Commission issued the Decision which adopts interim
rules, effective immediately on an emergency basis, to reduce residential customer
disconnections. OP 1(a) of the Decision directs the four large Investor Owned Utilities
(Utilities) to set a goal of limiting disconnections using the recorded 2017 disconnection
percentage of each respective Utility. OP 1(a) directs that this goal be effective January
1, 2019 and remain effective for 18 months from the Decision date. Residential
customer disconnections implemented subsequent to the effective date must remain
below the interim annual disconnection goal. Utilities are directed to use an absolute
number for the interim annual disconnection goal, calculated by applying the 2017
disconnection percentages to their total residential customer populations at the time the
Decision was issued. The recorded 2017 disconnection percentages to be used to
calculate each respective utilities’ 2019 disconnection goal were identified in Appendix
A of the Decision (9.75 percent for SCE).
In compliance with OP 1(a) of the Decision, SCE’s calculated residential disconnections
limitation goal for 2019 is 431,690. The table below details SCE’s 2019 calculated
residential customer disconnection goal.

P.O. Box 800

8631 Rush Street

Rosemead, California 91770

(626) 302-9645

Fax (626) 302-6396


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ADVICE 3929-E (U 338-E) -2- December 27, 2018 To calculate SCE’s disconnections limitation goal for 2019, the 2017 percentage (9.75 percent) from Appendix A of the Decision was applied to the most recent and complete months’ total customer population. Typically, SCE compiles total residential customer population at the end of every month, and that number is made available on or near the first day of the subsequent month. The population used to calculate the 2019 disconnections limitation goal (4,427,589) represents SCE’s total residential customer population as of December 1, 2018. TIER DESIGNATION Pursuant to OP 1(a) of the Decision, this advice letter is submitted with a Tier 1 designation. EFFECTIVE DATE This advice letter is made in compliance with the Decision and will become effective on January 1, 2019 and remain effective for no longer than 18 months from the date of the Decision. NOTICE Anyone wishing to protest this advice letter 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 letter. Protests should be submitted to: CPUC, Energy Division Attention: Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, California 94102 E-mail: 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 3929-E (U 338-E) -3- December 27, 2018 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: 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: 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 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 letter to the interested parties shown on the attached GO 96-B and R.18-07-005 service list. Address change requests to the GO 96-B service list should be directed by electronic mail to 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 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 For questions regarding this advice letter, please contact Jake Huttner at (626) 3720728 or by electronic mail to Southern California Edison Company /s/ Gary A. Stern Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. GAS:jh:cm Enclosure
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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: ELC GAS PLC HEAT ELC = Electric PLC = Pipeline WATER Contact Person: Darrah Morgan Phone #: (626) 302-2086 E-mail: E-mail Disposition Notice to: EXPLANATION OF UTILITY TYPE GAS = Gas WATER = Water HEAT = Heat (Date Submitted / Received Stamp by CPUC) Tier Designation: 1 Advice Letter (AL) #: 3929-E Subject of AL: Notification of SCE’s 2019 Residential Customer Disconnection Goal Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Compliance AL Type: Monthly Quarterly Annual One-Time Other: If AL submitted in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: Decision 18-12-013 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: 1/19/19 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: None 1 Discuss in AL if more space is needed. Clear Form
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Protests and all other correspondence regarding this AL are due no later than 20 days 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, CA 94102 Email: Name: Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. Title: Managing Director, State Regulatory Operations Utility Name: Southern California Edison Company Address: 8631 Rush Street City: Rosemead Zip: 91770 State: California Telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (626) 302-9645 Facsimile (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (626) 302-6396 Email: Name: Laura Genao c/o Karyn Gansecki Title: Managing Director, State Regulatory Affairs Utility Name: Southern California Edison Company Address: 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 2030 City: San Francisco State: California Zip: 94102 Telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx: Facsimile (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (415) 929-5544 Email: Clear Form
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ENERGY Advice Letter Keywords Affiliate Direct Access Preliminary Statement Agreements Disconnect Service Procurement Agriculture ECAC / Energy Cost Adjustment Qualifying Facility Avoided Cost EOR / Enhanced Oil Recovery Rebates Balancing Account Energy Charge Refunds Baseline Energy Efficiency Reliability Bilingual Establish Service Re-MAT/Bio-MAT Billings Expand Service Area Revenue Allocation Bioenergy Forms Rule 21 Brokerage Fees Franchise Fee / User Tax Rules CARE G.O. 131-D Section 851 CPUC Reimbursement Fee GRC / General Rate Case Self Generation Capacity Hazardous Waste Service Area Map Cogeneration Increase Rates Service Outage Compliance Interruptible Service Solar Conditions of Service Interutility Transportation Standby Service Connection LIEE / Low-Income Energy Efficiency Storage Conservation LIRA / Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance Street Lights Consolidate Tariffs Late Payment Charge Surcharges Contracts Line Extensions Tariffs Core Memorandum Account Taxes Credit Metered Energy Efficiency Text Changes Curtailable Service Metering Transformer Customer Charge Customer Owned Generation Mobile Home Parks Name Change Transition Cost Transmission Lines Decrease Rates Non-Core Transportation Electrification Demand Charge Non-firm Service Contracts Transportation Rates Demand Side Fund Nuclear Undergrounding Demand Side Management Oil Pipelines Voltage Discount Demand Side Response PBR / Performance Based Ratemaking Wind Power Deposits Portfolio Withdrawal of Service Depreciation Power Lines Clear Form
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