Edison International Buys Solar Power Company

Rosemead, California-based electric utility Edison International said Monday that it has acquired a solar technology developer, SoCore Energy. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. SoCore Energy is a Chicago-based solar developer which installs and operates commercial solar rooftop installations. Edison says that SoCore Energy has designed, installed, and operates 80 commercial-scale solar installations in 11 states, including installations for IKEA, Walgreens, Kimco Realty, and The Simon Property Group.