Become More Energy Efficient

Get tips on best practices to manage your home energy consumption from Southern California Edison.
Spend a few minutes to review SCE online articles for the latest ideas on smart energy management.

Heat Demand Needs Savings Response

Check out these tips from Southern California Edison to save on your warm weather energy consumption. Please remember these warm weather basics for everyone to follow.

  • Turn off unused lights, computers and household appliances.
  • Postpone using major appliances and equipment until after 6 p.m.
  • Adjust A/C thermostat to 78 degrees or higher. When possible use a fan instead.

Solar Production Data Online

You can explore on your own to see what current production is at Brea's three solar sites. View a live feed that refreshes every 15 minutes during the day. Keep in mind that weather and sunshine are important factors in the production levels when compared form day to day.

Brea Completes Energy Efficiency, Solar Project

Brea celebrated the completion of its Energy Efficiency and Solar Power Project at a dedication ceremony on Thursday, July 21, 2011, at the Civic & Cultural Center. The city is currently the largest municipal producer of solar power in Orange County.

A comprehensive energy efficiency program has resulted in immediate savings that exceeded the initial projections. The project is expected to generate an estimated $13 million in net savings over 25 years. Electrical utility costs will be reduced by an average 40% and carbon emissions by 86,000 metric tons.

Learn more about the project under Solar Savings.