Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Southern California Edison Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Edison International
Penalty: 
$550,000,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
December 16, 2021
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
utility safety violation
Violation Description: 

The California Public Utilities Commission approved penalties and permanent disallowances against Southern California Edison for violations related to the ignition of five 2017-2018 Southern California wildfires. SCE will pay a $110 million penalty to California's General Fund, incur a $375 million permanent disallowance for cost recovery, and contribute $65 million in shareholder funds to safety measures, for a total of $550 million.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Public Utilities Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
Res SED-5
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
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