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Net Energy Metering (NEM) is applicable for all customers with on-site renewable energy systems, such as solar panels, to receive credits on their energy bill when they generate more energy than they need. If you were already enjoying the benefits of a NEM program with SCE, as WCE customer your account will automatically enrolled in WCE’s Choice Solar Program. What is the Benefit of WCE's Choice Solar Plan versus SCE's NEM Program? With WCE you can earn substantially more for every kilowatt-hour (kWh) you provide back to the grid compared to other utility programs. At the end of each month, WCE tallies...

Delivery and generation charges are not new. Delivery charges include the cost of delivering energy to your home or business including transmission, distribution, maintenance and a variety of other fees. In sum, delivery charges reflect costs to move electricity to you. Supply/Generation charges are the charges related to the costs of the electricity you use in your home or business. In sum, generation charges reflect costs to purchase electricity for you. Historically, the delivery and generation charges electricity were bundled and provided by Southern California Edison (SCE). As a Western Community Energy customer, WCE replaces SCE's generation services, and we are...

Recently, we have been receiving a lot of inquiries as to why customers have been receiving bills with higher charges—especially in the last few months. There are a number of different factors to consider, but here are a few reasons that might customers might be seeing a change to the cost of their energy: Transitioning from Winter to Summer Rates During summer months, customers demand for electricity is at its highest, especially in the late afternoon and early evening. Electric bills are usually lowest during the milder spring and fall months, when cooling or heating systems aren't utilized as much. The decreased...