Breakout Sessions

Pump Efficiency Testing and Determining OPE

November 4, 2021

12:00 pm. – 1:30 p.m.


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Instructor: Steve Villegas

This workshop will provide an overview of pump efficiency tests and how to determine your Overall Plant Efficiency (OPE). Discussions will cover practical issues and choices available regarding efficient pumping systems, effective management practices that ensure pumping efficiency and the effects it has on your pumping costs.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify what measurements are needed to calculate OPE
  • Relate OPE to energy cost
  • Categorize pump test efficiency based on pump type and size
  • Compare efficiency test results for similar pumps


Target Audience:

  • EPA Type II or universal certified raters
  • Water Distribution Operators, Manager, and Engineers


Learning Units:

1.5 Contact Hours, State Water Resources Control Board (Drinking Water Division: Water Distribution Operators)


Navigating SCE Programs, Rates, and Services - What you really need to know

November 4, 2021

1:30 pm. – 2:30 p.m.


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Instructors: Alondra Young, Michelle Saavedra, and Trager Cotton

This informative session will cover the topics below that have been specifically designed for Water Agency customers.


SCE Rates

Energy costs impact your business, so the more you know about rates and how rates work, the more control you will have over your energy costs. This course is designed to explain rate structure, rate options, and cost saving techniques that can help customers improve energy efficiency and lower their energy costs.


Demand Response

Did you know SCE offers programs that can help you save money all while making our electrical grid more reliable? SCE’s Demand Response (“DR”) programs offer incentives for reducing your electricity use when the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) issues an alert, warning, or emergency. During these periods, we may call a DR “event” and you’ll be asked or remotely signaled to reduce your energy usage. The Agricultural and Pumping Interruptible (AP-I) and Emergency Load Reduction Program are two DR options that could work for your business.


Solar, Batteries, and other Distributed Energy Resources

Are you interested in generating your own power? Learn how you can benefit from self-generation, making use of special rates and incentive programs. This session will concentrate on solar and batteries (including various operating strategies), but will also touch on other distributed energy resources, and provide useful information when you are considering these technologies.


Let SCE help Make You Ready for Fleet Electrification

November 4, 2021

3:30 pm. – 4:30 p.m.


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Instructor: Damon Hannaman

SCE’s available Transportation Electrification Programs can help customers transition their fleet to Zero Emissions by providing resources to implement “Make Ready” electric charging infrastructure.


During this informative session attendees will learn:

  • Charge Ready Transport program for Medium/Heavy Duty vehicles
  • Charge Ready program for light duty vehicles
  • Additional resources to assist with electric vehicle adoption


Target Audience:

  • SCE customers with fleet operations


These programs are funded by California utility ratepayers and administered by SCE under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. Funding for these programs is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis until allocated funds are exhausted, or December 31, 2021 whichever comes first. These programs may be modified or terminated without prior notice. Additional terms and conditions apply.