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RCEA's purpose is to develop and implement sustainable energy initiatives that reduce energy demand, increase energy efficiency, and advance the use of clean, efficient and renewable resources available in the region.

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is a Joint Powers Authority whose members include the County of Humboldt, the Cities of Arcata, Blue Lake, Eureka, Ferndale, Fortuna, Rio Dell, and Trinidad, and the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District.


  • Please join us at the Community Choice Energy Public Meeting on July 28 from 5:00 to 7:30pm at the Eureka Woman's Club. If you can't make it to the meeting, you still have the opportunity to provide your input by completing an online survey.
  • Check out the June edition of the North Coast Plug-in Electric Vehicle Project newsletter!
  • RCEA is hiring for the positions listed below! Visit the Employment Page to view job descriptions.
    • Program Assistant
  • RCEA is inviting firms to submit qualifications for energy assessment and design services on an ongoing basis. Please view the full Request for Qualifications here.
  • RCEA is hosting monthly Homeowners Workshops! The next workshop will be held on August 17, 2016 from 5:30PM to 6:30PM. For more information, call (707)269-1700.
  • The next Board of Directors Meeting will be a Special Meeting held on July 28, 2016 at 5:00 pm at the Eureka Womans Club.


  • Solar at the McKinleyville Airport? Get the scoop here.
  • The Local Government Commission and the State of California will be hosting the 2nd California Adaptation Forum in Long Beach, September 7-8 2016. Visit CaliforniaAdaptationForum.org to learn more and to sign up for updates today!
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