Media Contacts: Paul Griffo or Julia Roether, (626) 302-2255
Advisory for Wednesday, May 30
WHAT: Southern California Edison and the El Monte Union High School District will hold a “1,000 Station Celebration” to mark the installation of the 1,000th electric vehicle charging station under SCE’s Charge Ready pilot program.
NOTE: SCE will be announcing a new program for electric vehicle owners at the event.
WHEN: 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 30.
WHERE: South El Monte High School, 1001 Durfee Ave, South El Monte. MAP
WHO: Caroline Choi, SCE senior vice president, Regulatory Affairs
Hector De La Torre, member, California Air Resources Board
John P. Butler II, California Energy Commission
Gloria Olmos, mayor of South El Monte
Dr. Edward Zuniga, superintendent of the El Monte Union High School District
David Diaz, board clerk of the El Monte Union High School District
BACKGROUND: Charge Ready is SCE’s pilot program to get more electric vehicle charging stations installed in locations where people park their cars for extended periods of time — for example, at workplaces, campuses, recreational areas and apartment and condominium complexes.
PARKING: Free parking is available in South El Monte High School’s lot.