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

July 10, 2019

ADVICE 4034-E
(U 338-E)
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
ENERGY DIVISION
Establishment of the Vehicle-Grid Integration Working Group
Memorandum Account

SUBJECT:

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.
PURPOSE
The purpose of this advice letter is to establish Preliminary Statement Part N.33, the
Vehicle-Grid Integration Working Group Facilitator Memorandum Account (VGIWGFMA),
pursuant to Ordering Paragraph (OP) 7 of the Assigned Commissioner’s Scoping Memo
and Ruling in the Order Instituting Rulemaking to Continue the Development of Rates and
Infrastructure for Vehicle Electrification (R.18-12-006), issued on May 2, 2019 (Ruling).
BACKGROUND
OP 7 of the Ruling requires the Investor-Owned Utilities1 (IOUs) to select a technical
facilitator to organize and facilitate the interagency Vehicle-Grid Integration (VGI) Working
Group in consultation with the Energy Division. OP 7 also authorizes the IOUs to create a
memorandum account to track the costs associated with hiring the facilitator for a sixmonth period, with possible extension.
Per the Ruling, the technical facilitator must be hired no later than June 1, 2019, however,
on May 22, 2019, the IOUs submitted a request for extension of time to comply with OP 7
and on June 3, 2019, the Commission’s Executive Director approved the IOUs’ request
for additional time to complete the selection of a facilitator by August 1, 2019.
The Ruling authorizes the IOUs to request recovery of the costs incurred by the facilitator
to organize and facilitate the interagency VGI Working Group by submitting a Tier 2
1

Southern California Edison (SCE), Pacific Gas &Electric (PG&E), and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E).

P.O. Box 800

8631 Rush Street

Rosemead, California 91770

(626) 302-9645

Fax (626) 302-6396





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ADVICE 4034-E (U 338-E) -2- July 10, 2019 advice letter. Pursuant to OP 7, the Energy Division will conduct a reasonableness review of the costs and approve recovery if they: (i) conform with the initial cost estimate; (ii) are consistent with market rates for similar work; and (iii) contain detailed descriptions of the work performed for each cost incurred. PROPOSED TARIFF CHANGES As discussed above and pursuant to OP 7 of the Ruling, in this advice letter SCE establishes Preliminary Statement Part N.33, VGIWGFMA, to track the costs associated with hiring a technical facilitator to organize and facilitate the interagency VGI Working Group in consultation with the Energy Division. Recovery of the amounts tracked in the VGIWGFMA will be through a Tier 2 advice letter. No cost information is required in this advice letter. This advice letter will not 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. EFFECTIVE DATE SCE requests that this advice letter become effective on July 10, 2019, which is the same date as submitted. 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: 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 4034-E (U 338-E) -3- July 10, 2019 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 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.18-12-006 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 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 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. For questions, please contact Matt Sheriff at (626) 302-1895 or by electronic mail at Matt.Sheriff@sce.com. Southern California Edison Company /s/ Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. GAS:ms/ll: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: AdviceTariffManager@sce.com E-mail Disposition Notice to: AdviceTariffManager@sce.com EXPLANATION OF UTILITY TYPE GAS = Gas WATER = Water HEAT = Heat (Date Submitted / Received Stamp by CPUC) Tier Designation: 1 Advice Letter (AL) #: 4034-E Subject of AL: Establishment of the Vehicle-Grid Integration Working Group Memorandum Account 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: 7/10/19 No. of tariff sheets: -4- 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 Statements N and Table of Contents Service affected and changes proposed1: Pending advice letters that revise the same tariff sheets: 3912-E, 4003-E, and 4022-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: EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov 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: advicetariffmanager@sce.com 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: karyn.gansecki@sce.com 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 4034-E Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Title of Sheet Attachment A Cancelling Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Revised 67638-E Revised 67639-E Revised 67640-E Preliminary Statements N Preliminary Statements N Preliminary Statements N Revised 67565-E Revised 66996-E Revised 65229-E Revised 67641-E Table of Contents Revised 66982-E 1
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Cancelling Revised Revised PRELIMINARY STATEMENT Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. 67638-E 67565-E Sheet 2 (Continued) N. MEMORANDUM ACCOUNTS (Continued) 2. Definitions. (Continued) d. Specified Project (Continued) Section No. Interest Bearing Memorandum Account* Specified Project (1) Purpose – Not a Specified Project (2) Definitions – Not a Specified Project (3) Self-Generation Program Incremental Cost (SGPIC) Yes Memorandum Account (4) Catastrophic Event Memorandum Account (CEMA) Yes (5) Wheeler North Reef Expansion Project Memorandum Account Yes (6) NEM Online Application System Memorandum Account Yes (NEMOASMA) (7) Demand Response Load Shift Working Group Memorandum Account (DRLSWGMA) Yes (8) Short Term Incentive Program Memorandum Account (STIPMA) Yes (9) Plug-In Electric Vehicle Submetering Pilot Memorandum Account Yes (PEVSPMA) (10) Research, Development, and Demonstration Royalties Yes (11) Distributed Resources Plan Memorandum Account (DRPMA) Yes (12) Emergency Customer Protections Memorandum Account (ECPMA) Yes (13) California Power Exchange Wind-Up Charge Memorandum Yes Account (PXWUC) (14) Income Tax Component of Contribution Yes Memorandum Account (15) GRC Revenue Requirement Memorandum Account (GRCRRMA) Yes Yes (16) DWR Franchise Fee Obligation Memorandum Account Yes (17) Integrated Resource Planning Costs Memorandum Account Yes (18) Power Charge Indifference Adjustment Memorandum Account (PCIAMA) Yes (19) Building Benchmarking Data Memorandum Account Yes (20) Not Used (21) Nuclear Claims Memorandum Account (NCMA) Yes Memorandum Account (DFG Memorandum Account) (22) Disadvantaged Communities - Single-family Solar Homes Memorandum Account (DACSASHMA) Yes (23) San Joaquin Valley Data Gathering Plan Memorandum Account (SJVDGPMA) Yes (24) Agricultural Account Aggregation Study Memorandum Account Yes (25) Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Memorandum Account Yes (MCAGCCMA) (26) Energy Data Request Program Memorandum Account Yes (27) Wildfire Mitigation Plan Memorandum Account (WMPMA) Yes (28) Energy Settlements Memorandum Account (ESMA) Yes (29) Affiliate Transfer Fee Memorandum Account Yes (30) Avoided Cost Calculator Memorandum Account (ACCMA) Yes (31) Nuclear Fuel Cancellation Incentive Memorandum Account Yes (32) Distribution Deferral Administrative Costs Memorandum Account (DDACMA) Yes (33) Vehicle-Grid Integration Working Group Facilitator Memorandum Account (VGIWGFMA) Yes * (P) (P) (N) 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 4034-E Decision 2P8 Issued by Kevin Payne Chief Executive Officer (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Jul 10, 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 67639-E 66996-E Sheet 35 (Continued) N. MEMORANDUM ACCOUNTS (Continued) 32. Distribution Deferral Administrative Costs Memorandum Account (DDACMA) (Continued) d. Disposition and Review Procedures The recorded solicitation-related Administrative Costs in the DDACMA are considered pre-approved for recovery through the Tier 3 Advice Letters requesting Commission approval of the estimated administrative costs. These costs are pre-approved for recording and recovery and will be reviewed by the Commission in SCE’s next GRC. SCE will provide a copy of the memorandum account recovery request in its 2021 GRC to the Energy Division’s IDER group. Administrative costs exceeding the estimate approved in the Tier 3 advice letters are subject to a reasonableness review. 33. Vehicle-Grid Integration Working Group Facilitator Memorandum Account (VGIWGFMA) a. Purpose Pursuant to Ordering Paragraph 7 of the Assigned Commissioner’s Scoping Memo and Ruling (Ruling) in the Order Instituting Rulemaking to Continue the Development of Rates and Infrastructure for Vehicle Electrification (R.18-12-006), the purpose of the Vehicle-Grid Integration (VGI) Working Group Facilitator Memorandum Account (VGIWGFMA) is to track costs associated with hiring a technical facilitator for a six-month period, with possible extension, that will organize and facilitate the interagency VGI Working Group. Facilitator costs allocated to each Investor Owned Utility will be determined through a co-funding agreement between Southern California Edison (SCE), Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E). b. Operation of the VGIWGFMA SCE shall maintain the VGIWGFMA by making entries as follows: 1) A debit entry equal to SCE’s allocated co-funding share of the technical facilitator-related costs associated with the work of the VGI Working Group Facilitator; 2) An entry equal to interest on the average balance in the account at the beginning of the month and the balance after the above entries, at a rate equal to one-twelfth of the interest rate on three-month Commercial Paper for the previous month, as reported in the Federal Reserve Statistical Release, H.15 or its successor; and 3) A credit entry to transfer the balance to another regulatory account for recovery in rates. (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4034-E Decision 35P10 Issued by Kevin Payne Chief Executive Officer (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Jul 10, 2019 Effective Resolution (N) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | (N)
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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 67640-E 65229-E Sheet 36 (Continued) N. MEMORANDUM ACCOUNTS (Continued) 33. Vehicle-Grid Integration Working Group Facilitator Memorandum Account (VGIWGFMA) (Continued) c. Review and Disposition of the Balance The VGIWGFMA balance will be reviewed for reasonableness by the Commission’s Energy Division via a Tier 2 Advice Letter. SCE will propose its method of cost recovery for the VGIWGFMA balance in this Tier 2 Advice Letter. 34. Community Choice Aggregators Audit Memorandum Account (CCAAMA) a. Purpose The purpose of the Community Choice Aggregators Audit Memorandum Account (CCAAMA) is to record the costs associated with audits prepared by independent auditors verifying that SCE is in compliance with the Code of Conduct pursuant to Decision (D.)12-12-036. b. Operation of the CCAAMA Monthly entries to the CCAAMA shall be determined as follows: (1) (2) c. A debit entry equal t o t h e independent auditors costs; and Interest shall accrue monthly to the CCAAMA by applying onetwelfth of the three-month Commercial Paper, as reported by the Federal Reserve, to the average monthly balance in the CCAAMA. Disposition and Review Procedures Pursuant to D.12-12-036, SCE will request cost recovery of the balance in the CCAAMA in Phase 1 of its General Rate Case or other appropriate proceeding, subject to the final disposition of each CCA Code of Conduct audit. Upon approval by the Commission, the balance in the CCAAMA will be transferred to the distribution subaccount of the BRRBA for recovery from all customers. (N) | | | | | | (N) (P) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | (P) (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4034-E Decision 36P8 Issued by Kevin Payne Chief Executive Officer (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Jul 10, 2019 Effective Resolution
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Cancelling Revised Revised TABLE OF CONTENTS Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. 67641-E 66982-E Sheet 1 Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. TITLE PAGE ............................................................................................................................. 11431-E TABLE OF CONTENTS - RATE SCHEDULES ....67641-66557-66631-66559-66560-66561-66562-E ........................................................................................................... 66600-66601-66602-E TABLE OF CONTENTS - LIST OF CONTRACTS AND DEVIATIONS ................................... 66602-E TABLE OF CONTENTS - RULES ................................................................................. 64703-66566-E TABLE OF CONTENTS-INDEX OF COMMUNITIES, MAPS, BOUNDARY DESCRIPTIONS 62213-E TABLE OF CONTENTS - SAMPLE FORMS.. .................. 62213-66983-66568-65710-65147-61631-E ........................................................................................................... 64044-63577-64440-E (T) PRELIMINARY STATEMENT: A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. M. N. O. P. Territory Served ......................................................................................................... 22909-E Description of Service ................................................................................................ 22909-E Procedure to Obtain Service ..................................................................................... 22909-E Establishment of Credit and Deposits ....................................................................... 22909-E General .......................................................................... 45178-45179-45180-53818-45182-E Symbols ..................................................................................................................... 45182-E Gross Revenue Sharing Mechanism .......26584-26585-26586-26587-27195-27196-54092-E .................................................................................................. 51717-53819-27200-27201-E Baseline Service ........................................................... 52027-66061-52029-52030-52031-E Charge Ready Program Balancing Account ................................................... 65510-65511-E Not In Use ............................................................................................................................. -E Nuclear Decommissioning Adjustment Mechanism ........................................ 36582-57779-E Purchase Agreement Administrative Costs Balancing Account ........... 55207-51922-55208-E Income Tax Component of Contributions ....................................................... 58419-58420-E Memorandum Accounts.... 21344-67638-65748-66062-49492-61165-61166-61167-53821-E ........ 50418-42841-61168-64869-64870-44950-44951-44952-44953-42849-42850-42851-E ........ 65677-65678-55623-61171-42856-61172-61173-52033-50419-55048-61174-42863-E ........ 42864-67639-67640-51235-45920-51236-61175-50209-42872-42873-50421-46539-E ........ 42876-42877-42878-42879-42880-42881-42882-54534-65749-56253-44959-42887-E ........ 53321-53322-61176-52551-52552-49928-56235-56236-56237-55144-55145-44029-E ........ 53016-57156-57157-51163-51164-51165-51166-51167-51168-51169-51170-51171-E ................................ 51244-55806-56393-56394-56395-56396-56397-56398-56399-58978E California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Adjustment Clause ................. 34705-41902-E .................................................................................................. 36472-38847-56788-66063-E Not In Use ................................................................................. 27670-27671-27673-27674-E | (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4034-E Decision 1P5 Issued by Kevin Payne Chief Executive Officer (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Jul 10, 2019 Effective Resolution (T) (T)
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