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.

Welcome to Redwood Coast Energy Authority

We've moved!  Our office is now located at 633 3rd Street in Eureka.

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.


  • Statewide Climate Response Program Coming to the North Coast! It was announced this week that CivicSpark – a Governor’s Initiative of AmeriCorps – will launch across California and that the Redwood Coast Energy Authority will be acting as a regional partner, helping to coordinate the program for the North Coast. Click here to read the press release.
  • RCEA will be hosting monthly Energy Upgrade California Homeowners Workshops! The next workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  For more information call Katey Carpenter, (707)269-1700 or click here to register.
  • There will be a Special Board Meeting held on August 29, 2014. The agenda for the Special Board Meeting is here.
  • The next Board Meeting will be held on September 15, 2014. 
  • The next Eureka Energy Committee meeting will be held on August 27, 2014
  • The agenda for the next Eureka Energy Committee meeting is here.