Southern California Edison Teams with Retailers for Summer Social Giveaway
ROSEMEAD, Calif. -- July 22, 2013
Southern California Edison (SCE) launched its Summer Social Giveaway
sweepstakes today, offering customers a chance to win hundreds of dollars in
gift cards to Home Depot, Lowe’s and Sears.
The sweepstakes run through Aug. 18 on SCE’s Facebook page,
www.facebook.com/SCE. Each week for the first three weeks, SCE will give away
one $250 card to each of the three stores. In the fourth and final week, one
winner will score the grand prize of all three $250 cards. Customers may enter
once daily during the giveaway for more chances to win.
“We are hoping this sweepstakes will be a kick-starter for people to buy
energy-efficient, ENERGY STAR-certified appliances,” said Erwin Furukawa,
senior vice president of Customer Service. “We also want people to know that
every time they visit our Facebook page, they can find valuable summer
energy-saving tips that will help keep them cool, comfortable and control
Devices and appliances with the ENERGY STAR are certified by the Environmental
Protection Agency to be energy efficient. To help customers get rid of old,
energy-guzzling appliances, SCE offers a $35 incentive for recycling
refrigerators and freezers, and a $35 or $75 rebate for the purchase of
qualifying ENERGY STAR-certified refrigerators. Customers can also earn
rebates for installing efficient air conditioning, windows, washing machines,
whole-house fans and more.
SCE is a national leader in partnering with customers to save energy and
money. Over the past five years, SCE’s programs have helped customers save
nearly 8.9 billion kilowatt-hours, enough energy to power more than 1.2
million California homes for a year. The greenhouse gas emissions avoided by
not using this energy is also the equivalent of removing about 790,000 cars
from the road annually.
About Southern California Edison
An 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.
Southern California Edison
Vanessa McGrady, 626-302-2255
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