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

March 12, 2019
(U 338-E)

Supplement to Advice 3936-E, Establishment of the Senate Bill
901 Memorandum Account

Southern California Edison Company (SCE) hereby submits for approval by the
California Public Utilities Commission (Commission) the following changes to its tariffs.
The revised tariff sheets are listed on Attachment A and are attached hereto.
SCE hereby submits the following supplement to Advice 3936-E. The purpose of this
supplemental advice letter is to modify the name of the proposed memorandum account
from the Senate Bill 901 Memorandum Account to the Fire Risk Mitigation
Memorandum Account, and to modify the proposed effective date of the advice letter
from January 1, 2019 to January 18, 2019, the date that Advice 3936-E was submitted
to the Energy Division.
These changes are made in accordance with General Order (GO) 96-B, General Rule
7.5.1, which authorizes utilities to make additional changes to an advice letter through
the submittal of a supplemental advice letter. This advice letter supplements in part and
will not change the substance of the original Advice 3936-E.
Pursuant to Senate Bill (SB) 901, SCE submitted Advice 3936-E on January 18, 2019 to
establish Preliminary Statement Part N.45, the SB901 Memorandum Account effective
January 1, 2019. At the request of the Commission’s Energy Division, SCE hereby
modifies Preliminary Statement Part N.45 to reflect the name of the memorandum
account as the “Fire Risk Mitigation Memorandum Account.” Additionally, SCE hereby
revises its proposed effective date to January 18, 2019, which is the date that Advice
3936-E was submitted.
No cost information is required for this advice letter.

P.O. Box 800

8631 Rush Street

Rosemead, California 91770

(626) 302-9645

Fax (626) 302-6396


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ADVICE 3936-E-A (U 338-E) -2- March 12, 2019 This advice letter will not increase any rate or charge, cause the withdrawal of service, or conflict with any other schedule or rule. TIER DESIGNATION Pursuant to General Order (GO) 96-B, Energy Industry Rule 5.1, this advice letter is submitted with a Tier 1 designation, which is the same Tier designation as the original advice letter, Advice 3936-E. EFFECTIVE DATE SCE requests that this advice letter become effective January 18, 2019, which is the date that Advice 3936-E was submitted. PROTESTS SCE asks that the Commission, pursuant to GO 96-B, General Rule 7.5.1, maintain the original protest period designated in Advice 3936-E and not reopen the protest period. The modifications included in this supplemental advice letter do not make substantive changes that would affect the overall evaluation of the advice letter. NOTICE 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.18-10-007 service lists. Address change requests to the GO 96-B service list should be directed by electronic mail to or at (626) 302-4039. 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, please contact Desiree Wong at (626) 302-1421 or by electronic mail at Southern California Edison Company /s/ Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. GAS:dw:jm Enclosures
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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) #: 3936-E-A Subject of AL: Supplement to Advice 3936-E, Establishment of the Senate Bill 901 Memorandum Account (No protest period) Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Compliance, Memorandum Account AL Type: Monthly Quarterly Annual One-Time Other: If AL submitted in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: 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: 1/18/19 No. of tariff sheets: -2- 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: Preliminary Statement Part N Service affected and changes proposed1: Pending advice letters that revise the same tariff sheets: 3912-E and 3950-E 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: (415) 929-5515 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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Public Utilities Commission Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. 3936-E-A Title of Sheet Revised 65748-E Preliminary Statement Part N Revised 65749-E Preliminary Statement Part N 1 Attachment A Cancelling Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Revised 65748-E Revised 65199-E Revised 65749-E Revised 61176-E
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Cancelling Revised Revised Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. PRELIMINARY STATEMENT N. 65748-E 65748-E 65199-E Sheet 3 (Continued) MEMORANDUM ACCOUNTS (Continued) 2. Definitions. (Continued) d. Specified Project (Continued) Section No. (34) (35) (36) (37) (38) (39) (40) (41) (42) (43) (44) (45) (46) (47) (48) (49) (50) (51) (52) (53) (54) (55) (56) (57) (58) (59) (60) (61) (62) * Interest Bearing Specified Project Memorandum Account* Community Choice Audit Memorandum Account Yes Aliso Canyon Energy Savings Assistance Program Memorandum Account Yes Wireless Fidelity Costs Memorandum Account Yes Residential Service Disconnection Memorandum Account (RSDMA) Yes Tax Accounting Memorandum Account (TAMA) Yes Renewables Portfolio Standard Costs Memorandum Account Yes Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Customer Outreach and Education Yes Memorandum Account (GHGCO&EMA) BioMass Memorandum Account Yes Department of Energy Litigation Memorandum Account Yes Bio RAM Memoramdum Account (BioRAMMA) Yes Project Development Division Memorandum Account (PDDMA) Yes Fire Risk Mitigation Memorandum Account Yes Mohave SO2 Allowance Revolving Fund Memorandum Account (MSARFMA) Yes Energy Division Director’s Peer Review Group Memorandum Account Yes (PRGMA) Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Administrative Costs Memorandum Yes Account (GHGACMA) Net Energy Metering Automation (NEM-A) Billing Automation Costs Memorandum Account (NEMABACMA) Yes Not Used Long-Term Procurement Plan Technical Assistance Yes Memorandum Account (LTAMA) Wildfire Expense Memorandum Account (WEMA) Yes Fire Hazard Prevention Memorandum Account (FHPMA) Yes Not Used San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Memorandum Account (SONGSMA) Yes Not Used Energy Matinee Tariff Program Pilot Memorandum Account (EMTPPMA) Yes Green Tariff Shared Renewables Administrative Costs Yes Memorandum Account Green Tariff Marketing, Education & Outreach Memorandum Account Yes Enhanced Community Renewables Marketing, Education & Outreach Yes Memorandum Account Residential Rate Implementation Memorandum Account (RRIMA) Yes Rule 21 Cost Envelope Option Memorandum Account (CEOMA) Yes (P) (N) (P) Interest shall accrue monthly to interest-bearing Memorandum Accounts by applying the Interest Rate to the average of the beginning and ending balance. (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 3936-E-A Decision 3P4 Issued by R.O. Nichols President (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Filed Mar 12, 2019 Effective Resolution
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Cancelling Revised Revised Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. PRELIMINARY STATEMENT 65749-E 65749-E 61176-E Sheet 54 (Continued) N. MEMORANDUM ACCOUNTS (Continued) 45. Fire Risk Mitigation Memorandum Account a. Purpose Pursuant to Public Utilities Code § 8386(j), the purpose of the Fire Risk Mitigation Memorandum Account (FRMMA) is to track costs incurred for fire risk mitigation that are not otherwise covered in SCE’s revenue requirements. Costs tracked in the FRMMA will not include costs approved for recovery in SCE General Rate Cases (GRCs) or costs recorded to other memorandum accounts, such as SCE’s Catastrophic Event Memorandum Account (CEMA), Fire Hazard Prevention Memorandum Account (FHPMA), Grid Safety and Resiliency Program Memorandum Account (GSRPMA), and the memorandum account approved as part of SCE’s annual Wildfire Mitigation Plan, as provided in Public Utilities Code § 8386(e). b. Operation of the FRMMA Monthly entries to the FRMMA shall be determined as follows: 1) 2) 3) 4) c. A debit entry equal to the expenses incurred related to fire risk mitigation work; A debit or credit entry equal to the revenue requirement based on the incremental recorded capital costs of plant related to fire risk mitigation work. Capital revenue requirements include depreciation expense, return on investment, federal and state income taxes, and property taxes associated with the costs of installed equipment; A credit entry to record the transfer of amounts to or from other regulatory accounts as authorized by the Commission; and Interest shall accrue monthly to the FRMMA by applying one-twelfth of the three-month Commercial Paper, as reported by the Federal Reserve, to the average monthly balance in the FRMMA. Disposition and Review Procedures . The costs tracked in the FRMMA shall be presented to the Commission for review of reasonableness and recovery in a future application, consistent with P.U. Code Sections 8386(g) and 8386(j). Costs tracked in the FRMMA may be recovered in rates only after a request by SCE, a showing of reasonableness, and approval by the Commission. (N) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | (N) (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 3936-E-A Decision 54P5 Issued by R.O. Nichols President (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Filed Mar 12, 2019 Effective Resolution
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