Edison International is a publicly traded corporation based in Sacramento, California. Its subsidiaries include the largest publicly traded electricity holding corporation in the United States, including Southern California Edison and non-regulated utility business units, namely Edison Energy, Power Edison, Southern Pacific Edison, Pacific Gas & Electric, San Diego Gas & Electric and Santa Ana Gas & Electric. The company is also one of the largest producers of electrical energy in the world.
The name of the company is an acronym for its initials – Edison Electric Company. It was founded by Thomas Edison in 1875. In its early days, it served as a general contractor for electrical construction. It was involved in the development of the electric motor, as well as in the production of electrical generators and motors.
Today, it is involved in almost every aspect of electrical generation. Its subsidiaries comprise the largest electrical power plants in the world, producing about 25% of the world’s electricity. The biggest power plant, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in Southern California, consumes more than a third of the world’s electricity and produces about forty percent. The other three plants in operation include Hoover Electric Plant in Los Angeles, Diablo Canyon Generating Station in San Luis Obispo County and Aliso Canyon Generating Station in Orange County.
Edison International also has subsidiaries involved in the production, transportation and distribution of the products made at its facilities. These are primarily electrical, heat and water-pumping systems. These are known as the “Growth Circles” or “Triple Circles.” These three sectors of the company are responsible for most of the revenues that the company earns from its operations. It also has direct sales channels that generate revenue from its retail outlets in the United States and Canada.
Edison International’s products are manufactured worldwide and sold at retail outlets in the United States and Canada. They can be purchased directly from dealers, or through the internet, which helps to make it a “brick and mortar” business. Customers can order online, and pay for their purchases through a credit card. or by a check.
The company produces, manufactures, markets and sells a variety of residential, commercial and industrial appliances. In residential areas, these are kitchen, heating and air conditioning units, refrigerators, dishwashers, dryers, dryer fans and many others. In commercial areas, these include refrigerators, freezers, laundry machines, dryers and dishwashers. The commercial units can be used to power or heat commercial buildings, including offices and warehouses.
Edison International’s sales, manufacturing, distribution and marketing efforts are directed towards meeting the demands of both commercial and residential customers. One of its most important activities is the establishment of local sales and distribution networks, which help to meet the needs of their customers.
The company’s main goal is to provide its customers with quality products that are durable and reliable. They make extensive research before making their final decisions on the purchase of their products.