Document and Entity Information Document
Jul. 30, 2019
Cover page.  
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Jul. 30, 2019
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code CA
Entity File Number 001-9936
Entity Tax Identification Number 95-4137452
Entity Address, Address Line One 2244 Walnut Grove Avenue
Entity Address, Address Line Two (P.O. Box 976)
Entity Address, City or Town Rosemead
Entity Address, State or Province CA
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 91770
City Area Code 626
Local Phone Number 302-2222
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, no par value
Trading Symbol EIX
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Central Index Key 0000827052
Amendment Flag false