September 13, 2011 Contact: Vanessa McGrady, (626) 302-2255 ROSEMEAD, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 — Southern California Edison (SCE) is hosting a free solar class for residential customers considering purchasing a solar electric generating system for their homes. The class will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, in the City Council Chambers of City Hall, 2929 Tapo Canyon Rd., Simi Valley. The California Solar Initiative, or CSI, offers rebates to customers of the state's major investor-owned utilities — SCE, Pacific Gas and Electric and San Diego Gas & Electric — who install solar equipment at their homes or businesses. The program's goal is to promote solar-generated electricity and move California toward a clean energy future. Customers will learn about: Solar energy basics. The benefits of installing a solar energy system. Financial incentives available through the CSI program. Tax credits and financial models that can help reduce costs. The 90-minute, nontechnical and easy-to-understand classes are held at convenient locations throughout SCE’s 50,000-square-mile service territory. Classes are free, but require registration because space is limited. Customers are advised to confirm their reservations, as the classes are subject to change. To register or get more information, visit www.sce.com/solartraining or call (866) 970-9221. About Southern California EdisonAn Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, serving a population of nearly 14 million via 4.9 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/socaledison. -###- Southern California Edison Offers Free Class in Simi Valley to Help Customers 'Go Solar'