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Edison Enterprises Executive to Appear on May 25
 CNNfn Energy Deregulation Special

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., May 22, 1998 -- Edison Enterprises executive Richard Counihan will appear on CNNfnís upcoming "Power to the People" special on electric utility restructuring. The segment hosted by John Metaxes, anchor of "Your Money," will focus on the consumer aspect of energy deregulation. Specifically, the program will look at where the nation is in the deregulation process and how changes in the industry are affecting electric customers. "Power to the People" is scheduled to air on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.

 In addition to Counihan, featured guests will include Secretary of Energy Federico Pena, Anna Aurilio of the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (USPIRG), and Jay Dobson of Donaldson, Lufken and Jenrette (DLJ).

 Counihan is vice president government affairs at Edison Enterprises, the retail business subsidiary of Edison International. For the past 16 years, he has worked closely with various local, state and federal government agencies focusing on energy policy and related issues. In his current position, he is responsible for interfacing with regulatory commissions and legislative bodies at the state and federal levels.

 Prior to joining Edison Enterprises, Counihan acted as a liaison to the California Public Utilities Commission for Southern California Edison, where he worked on a broad range of issues including the deregulation of the electric industry. Counihan has a BA in economics from Pomona College and a masterís degree in public policy from Harvard University.

 Edison Enterprises, the retail arm of Edison International (NYSE:EIX), includes Edison Source, a premier provider of energy and energy-related services; Edison Select, a marketer of consumer products and services; Edison EV (Electric Vehicles), the leading provider of on and off-road electric vehicle charging systems and infrastructure; and Edison Utility Services, a company specializing in electric utility billing, outage management and transmission and distribution outsourcing services.

Interested viewers should contact their local cable provider or check local listings for channel and air times.

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Headquartered in the City of Industry, Edison Enterprises is a retail corporate entity of Edison International. Other Edison International subsidiary businesses include Southern California Edison, Edison Mission Energy and Edison Capital and Edison Technology Solutions.

Edison Enterprises is not the same company as Southern California Edison, the utility, and is not regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. You do not have to purchase Edison Enterprises' products in order to continue to receive quality regulated service from the utility.

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Edison Enterprises is not the same company as Southern California Edison, the utility, and is
 not regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. You do not have to buy
 Edison Enterprises' products in order to continue to receive quality regulated services from the utility.

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