Residential

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority has many ways to help save energy in your home whether you rent or own.  All renters and homeowners in Humboldt County that are Pacific Gas and Electric Company customers are eligible. 

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Take the First Step
Call us at (707)269-1700 to find out more or download an application here.

No-Cost Home Energy Efficiency Assessment
Schedule an in-home appointment for an energy efficiency assessment to identify ways to save energy in your home. Homeowners ready to invest in upgrades can receive specific recommendations for improving home comfort and efficiency.

No-Cost and Reduced-Cost Upgrades
You may be eligible for a variety of no-cost and reduced-cost upgrades, including LED light bulbs, compact fluorescent lamps, low-flow faucet aerators, and low-flow showerheads.

Assistance with Home Energy Upgrade Projects
Many Humboldt County households are eligible for up to $5,500 in rebates for energy upgrades through Energy Upgrade California™ Home Upgrade -  and/or additional programs and services for both renters and homeowners. Your Energy Technician will help you determine what programs you may qualify for and provide assistance with taking the next steps on making the upgrades that are right for your home.

Financing
There are many options for financing your energy upgrades. Our financing fact sheet may help you choose which loan product would be right for you and your home. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing is now available in many areas of Humboldt County as well.

Workshops, Resource & Tool Lending Library
Our office also serves as a resource center where we host workshops, information, and a lending library open to the public.

  • A tool lending library
  • Energy-related books
  • Workshops about energy saving technologies
  • For a limited time, RCEA and the Humboldt Waste Management Authority are offering free CFL and 4' fluorescent tube recycling. Download the fact sheet.

Funding is limited. Services and incentives are provided on a first-come first-served basis and only while funding lasts. California consumers are not obligated to purchase any full-fee service or other service not funded by this program. This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by PG&E under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.