Energy Efficiency

RCEA provides extensive energy efficiency and planning services for Humboldt County customers by leveraging funding provided by both our CCE and Local Government Partnership with PG&E. RCEA’s coordinated efficiency services include no-cost non-residential and residential energy assessments, project management, incentives, and efficiency kits.

Whether you lease or own, there are options to help reduce your energy consumption and costs. Submit an application today to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation appointment for energy assessment. You may be eligible for a variety of no-cost and reduced-cost upgrades, such as LED Lighting.

Our coordinated services also provide no-cost greenhouse gas inventories, energy benchmarking and energy action planning opportunities to our local government agencies.

Commercial Services 

Increase your bottom line by taking advantage of our energy services for your business or organization. No-obligation assessments, detailed reports, project management, and assistance with 0%-interest project financing on your utility bill are just some of the services we offer. Our energy assessments are provided at no-cost, and the final report includes available rebates and financing options for your specific project, including commercial LED lighting incentives.

It all starts with this application


  • Outside Contractor Option
    • Participate as an outside contractor by scheduling a No-cost Assessment for your client before any work begins.
  • Participating Contractor Options 
    • Participating Contractors receive weekly bid announcements for LED lighting projects. Call today learn how to become a participating contractor.

Product restrictions and customer eligibility requirements apply. This program is funded by California ratepayers and administered by PG&E under auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.  Call for more details 707-269-1700

Residential Services 

Free Energy Advisor Consultation 

Are you interested in ways to reduce your energy bill? Looking for advice on appliance upgrades? Are you planning major investments in the comfort and efficiency of your home? Want to learn about electric rate schedule options including 100% renewable energy? Do you have questions about electric vehicle ownership or charging? Call in to speak with one of our professional Energy Advisors today. Be sure to ask about income-qualified services, financing options, rebates, and tax incentives.

Free Energy Efficiency Kit

Redwood Coast Energy Authority is offering a free Efficiency Kit for your home valued up to $75.  Your Energy Advisor will customize a kit for your home.  Kits may include products such as LED light bulbs, smart-strips, shower heads, weather stripping, and more.  Kits are available to Humboldt County RCEA customers and PG&E customers that have not received products from RCEA in the last 3 years.  Fill out the application via the link below.

Take the First Step

Call (707) 269-1700 today to learn more about our energy services or fill out the application and return it to RCEA to get started.


Residential Services Application

Download and fill out to get started


Schools may take advantage of our energy services as well.  Proposition 39 allocates revenue to local education agencies to support energy efficiency and clean energy generation projects, along with related improvements and repairs that contribute to reduced operating costs and improved health and safety conditions in public schools. Learn more about how we are helping schools to access this state funding.

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The Residential Energy Efficiency Loan (REEL) program was developed by the state to help California reach its aggressive clean energy goals and reduce climate pollution. The program allows lenders to offer attractive financing, so homeowners can improve the energy efficiency and comfort of their homes.


GoGreen Financing can help with special lending solutions to upgrade your California home with the Residential Energy Efficiency Loan (REEL) program and  CHEEF financing.

PACE Financing is a program that allows property owners to borrow money in order to make energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades to their property. The loan is then paid back as part of the property tax bill. Follow the above link for more information and to see a list of PACE programs in California, and specifically in Humboldt County.

Upcoming Events

Homeowner Workshop

Stay tuned for the announcement of our next series of revamped homeowners workshops!

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633 3rd Street

Eureka, CA 95501

(707) 269-1700

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