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

February 18, 2021
ADVICE 4417-E
(U 338-E)
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
ENERGY DIVISION
SUBJECT:

Southern California Edison Company’s Proposed Modification
to Added Facilities Service Under Rule 2, Description of
Service, Pursuant to Decision 21-01-018

In compliance with the California Public Utilities Commission’s (Commission or CPUC)
Ordering Paragraph (OP) 1 of Decision (D.)21-01-018, Decision Adopting Rates, Tariffs,
and Rules Facilitating the Commercialization of Microgrids Pursuant to Senate Bill 1339
and Resiliency Strategies (the Decision), Southern California Edison Company (SCE)
hereby submits 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 propose necessary modifications to SCE’s Added
Facilities service under Rule 2, Description of Service, pursuant to Ordering Paragraph
(OP) 1 of the Decision.
BACKGROUND
On January 21, 2021, the Commission issued the Decision and adopted, among other
things, Energy Division staff’s proposal (Staff Proposal) for SCE to revise its Rule 2 tariff
to clarify that the installation of microgrids as Added Facilities is permissible by
removing specific examples of Added Facilities from the tariff. The removal of specific
examples will eliminate the need for SCE to request deviation from Rule 2 in connection
with the installation of microgrid control or other equipment as Added Facilities.
In OP 1 of the Decision, the Commission ordered:1
Southern California Edison Company shall file a Tier 2 advice letter,
within 30 days upon issuance of this decision, amending its Rule 2 so
any language and/or any examples of added or special facilities is
removed pursuant to Section 3.1.3 of this decision. Southern California
1

D.21-01-018 at p. 112.

P.O. Box 800

8631 Rush Street

Rosemead, California 91770

(626) 302-9645

Fax (626) 302-6396





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ADVICE 4417-E (U 338-E) -2- February 18, 2021 Edison Company shall frame this Tier 2 advice letter so that a Rule 2 deviation is not needed for an added or special facilities microgrid project, and that microgrid control system and equipment may be installed as added or special facilities where the customer requests that the investor-owned utility own and operate the units. PROPOSED TARIFF CHANGES In compliance with OP 1 of the Decision, SCE proposes the following modifications to Section H.1 of Rule 2.2 Added Facilities may include, but are not limited to, all types of equipment normally installed by SCE in the development of its electrical transmission and distribution systems and facilities or equipment related to SCE's provision of service to a customer or a customer's receipt or utilization of SCE's electrical energy. Added Facilities also include the differential costs for equipment for electrical transmission and distribution systems designed by SCE which, in SCE's sole opinion, is in excess of equipment required for SCE's standard serving system. Added Facilities may include poles, lines, structures, fixtures, transformers, service connections, load control devices and meters. However, the installation of meters capable of recording and providing interval data that are in addition to or in substitution for standard meters shall be provided under the provisions of Section J of this Rule. No cost information is required for this advice letter. 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 5.2, and OP 1 of D.21-01-018 this advice letter is submitted with a Tier 2 designation. EFFECTIVE DATE This advice letter will become effective on March 20, 2021, the 30th calendar day after the date submitted. 2 Strikethrough text denotes deleted language.
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ADVICE 4417-E (U 338-E) -3- February 18, 2021 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: 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 Tara S. Kaushik Managing Director, Regulatory Relations 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.19-09-009 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) 302-3719. 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.
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ADVICE 4417-E (U 338-E) -4- February 18, 2021 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 Shiela Linao at (626) 302-4506 or by electronic mail at Shiela.Linao@sce.com. Southern California Edison Company /s/ Gary A. Stern Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. GAS:sl:cm 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: 2 Advice Letter (AL) #: 4417-E Subject of AL: Southern California Edison Company’s Proposed Modification to Added Facilities Service Under Rule 2, Description of Service, Pursuant to Decision 21-01-018 Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Compliance, Rules AL Type: Monthly Quarterly Annual One-Time Other: If AL submitted in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: Decision 21-01-018 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: 3/20/21 No. of tariff sheets: -3- 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: See Attachment A 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: 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: Tara S. Kaushik c/o Karyn Gansecki Title: Managing Director, Regulatory Relations 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: 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 4417-E Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Title of Sheet Attachment A Cancelling Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Revised 70655-E Rules 2 Revised 67817-E Revised 70656-E Revised 70657-E Table of Contents Table of Contents Revised 70208-E Revised 70513-E 1
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Cancelling Revised Revised Rule 2 DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE H. Added Facilities. (Continued) 1. Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. 70655-E 67817-E Sheet 10 (Continued) (Continued) a. Facilities requested by an applicant which are in addition to or in substitution for standard facilities (such as SCE’s standard line and service extension facilities), which would normally be provided by SCE for delivery of service at one point, through one meter, at one voltage class under its tariff schedules, or b. A pro rata portion of the facilities requested by an applicant, allocated for the sole use of such applicant, which would not normally be allocated for such sole use. Added Facilities may include, but are not limited to, all types of equipment normally installed by SCE in the development of its electrical transmission and distribution systems and facilities or equipment related to SCE's provision of service to a customer or a customer's receipt or utilization of SCE's electrical energy. Added Facilities also include the differential costs for equipment for electrical transmission and distribution systems designed by SCE which, in SCE's sole opinion, is in excess of equipment required for SCE's standard serving system. However, the installation of meters capable of recording and providing interval data that are in addition to or in substitution for standard meters shall be provided under the provisions of Section J of this Rule. 2. Added facilities will be installed under the terms and conditions of a contract in the form on file with the California Public Utilities Commission. Such contract will include, but is not limited to, the following terms and conditions: a. Where new facilities are to be installed for applicant's use as added facilities, the applicant shall advance to SCE the additional installed cost of the added facilities over the cost of standard facilities. At SCE's option, SCE may finance the new facilities. b. The following monthly ownership charges are applicable to Added Facilities Contracts with an effective date prior to 1/20/96: (1) Applicants being served by SCE-financed added facilities with replacement at additional cost shall pay a monthly ownership charge of 1.10% of the cost associated with the added facilities. (2) Applicants being served by the Customer-financed added facilities with replacement at no additional cost shall pay a monthly ownership charge of 0.47% of the cost associated with the added facilities. (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4417-E Decision 21-01-018 10D6 Issued by Carla Peterman Senior Vice President (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Feb 18, 2021 Effective Resolution (D)
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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. 70656-E 70208-E Sheet 1 Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. TITLE PAGE ............................................................................................................................. 11431-E TABLE OF CONTENTS - RATE SCHEDULES ....70656-69462-69850-69225-69226-69227-69228-E ........................................................................................................... 70209-70210-69563-E TABLE OF CONTENTS - LIST OF CONTRACTS AND DEVIATIONS ................................... 69230-E TABLE OF CONTENTS - RULES ................................................................................. 70657-64043-E TABLE OF CONTENTS-INDEX OF COMMUNITIES, MAPS, BOUNDARY DESCRIPTIONS 62213-E TABLE OF CONTENTS - SAMPLE FORMS.. .................. 62213-68473-61576-70211-67879-61631-E ........................................................................................................... 67880-67881-63296-E 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 ........................................................... 52027-52028-52029-52030-52031-E Charge Ready Program Balancing Account ........................................ 68156-68157-68158-E Pole Loading and Deteriorated Pole Program Balancing Account....... 68384-67495-68385-E ......................................................................................................................... 68386-67498-E Nuclear Decommissioning Adjustment Mechanism ........................................ 36582-57779-E Not Used ................................................................................. 69296-69297-96298-69299--E Income Tax Component of Contributions ....................................................... 58419-58420-E Memorandum Accounts.... 21344-69493-69301-58221-49492-61165-61166-61167-53821-E ........ 50418-42841-61168-64869-64870-44950-44951-44952-44953-42849-42850-42851-E ........ 65677-65678-55623-61171-69302-69724-61173-52033-50419-55048-61174-42863-E ........ 42864-67639-67640-51235-45920-51236-61175-50209-42872-42873-69303-69304-E ........ 69305-69306-42878-42879-42880-42881-42882-54534-53371-56253-44959-42887-E ........ 53321-53322-61176-52551-52552-49928-56235-56236-56237-55144-55145-44029-E ........ 53016-57156-57157-51163-51164-51165-51166-67414-51168-51169-51170-51171-E ................................ 51244-55806-56393-56394-56395-56396-56397-56398-56399-58978E California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Adjustment Clause ................. 34705-41902-E ....................................................................................... 36472-38847-56788-68625-69093-E Tree Mortality Non-Bypassable Charge Balancing Account………...65929-65930-65931-E (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4417-E Decision 21-01-018 1D6 Issued by Carla Peterman Senior Vice President (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Feb 18, 2021 Effective Resolution (T) (T)
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Cancelling Revised Revised TABLE OF CONTENTS (Continued) RULES Rule No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 20 21 Title of Sheet Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. 70657-E 70513-E Sheet 11 Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Definitions .......... 59339-58936-55551-60125-58779-66544-66545-55556-57629-55558-E ...................................................................................................................... 55559-55560-E ............................................................................................... 66546-66547-55563-55564-E Description of Service .........................22926-22927-22928-25264-22930-22931-22932-E ............................ 22933-22934-70655-67818-47145-47146-47147-47148-47149-47150-E Application for Service ................................................................................. 50441-22943-E Contracts .......................................................................................... 55734-39859--55679E Special Information Required on Forms ............................... 65949-27743-51306-31052-E Establishment and Re-establishment of Credit ........................................... 55074-68874-E Deposits ........................................................................................... 64425-55077-47771-E Notices ......................................................................................................... 55078-27747-E Rendering and Payment of Bills ................................ 56607-58024-68825-52504-69546-E Disputed Bills ............................................................................................... 65951-55079-E Discontinuance and Restoration of Service .............. 55680-64426-22966-22967-22968-E ......................................................................... 56590-64427-51311-65952-63533-68826-E Rates and Optional Rates ................................................................ 64428-65953-51311-E Temporary Service ................................................................................................. 51312-E Shortage of Supply and Interruption of Delivery ......................................... 53899-26339-E Distribution Line Extensions .... 24684-47151-47152-47153-47154-68371-70035-47157-E ................ 47158-67820-47160-47161-47162-47163-47164-67821-51853-47167-47168-E Service Extensions ...............................24700-49672-48155-24703-24704-47169-47170-E ..... 47171-47172-47173-47174-47175-47176-47177-47178-47179-47180-48156-48157-E Adjustment of Bills and Meter Tests .......................... 19616-47773-47774-19619-19620-E Supply to Separate Premises and Use by Others ............... 47472-45543-51854-45545-E Replacement of Overhead With Underground Electric Facilities ...... 31867-23019-23020-E ........................................................................................................... 31868-26177-31869-E Generating Facility Interconnections ....58780-54719-54720-54721-54722-56118-56119-E ..... 56120-54726-64429-54728-56121-54730-54731-54732-54733-54734-64038-64039-E ..... 56122-58781-58782-54740-56125-56126-56127-54744-54745-54746-58783-65306-E ..... 57537-54750-58784-54752-54753-58785-58786-58787-54757-54758-54759-67970-E ..... 54761-54762-58789-54764-58790-58791-58792-54768-64430-58793-65954-54772-E ..... 54773-54774-54775-54776-54777-54778-54779-54780-54781-54782-54783-54784-E ..... 54785-54786-54787-54788-54789-54790-54791-54792-54793-54794-54795-54796-E ..... 54797-54798-54799-54800-54801-54802-54803-54804-54805-54806-54807-54808-E ..... 54809-54810-54811-54812-58796-54814-54815-54816-54817-54818-54819-54820-E ..... 54821-54822-54823-54824-54825-54826-54827-54828-54829-54830-54831-54832-E ..... 54833-56129-54835-54836-54837-54838-54839-54840-54841-54842-54843-54844-E ..... 56130-56131-56132-56133-56134-56135-56136-56137-56138-56139-56140-56141-E . 56142-56143-56144-56145-56146-58797-58798-62070-56150-63988-63989-63990-E 64882-64883-68420-68913-68914-68422-68915-68916-62082-62083-62084-62085-E 62086-62087-62088-62089-62090-62091-62092-62093-62094-62095-62096-62097-E 62098-62099-62100-62101-62102-62103-62104-62105-62106-62107-62108-62109-E 62110-62111-62112-62113-64040-62115-62116-62117-62118-62119-E (T) (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4417-E Decision 21-01-018 11D6 Issued by Carla Peterman Senior Vice President (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Feb 18, 2021 Effective Resolution
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