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.
  • Redwood Coast Energy Authority is hiring!          
  • The July 15th and 16th Title 24 trainings have been cancelled and will be rescheduled in August.
  • RCEA will be hosting monthly Energy Upgrade California Homeowners Workshops! The next workshop will be held on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.  For more information call Katey Carpenter, (707)269-1700 or click here to register.
  • The Board of Directors Regular Business Meeting for July has been cancelled. A  Special Meeting has been scheduled for July 7, 2014.
  • The next Board Meeting will be held on August 15, 2014
  • The Agenda for the July 7, 2014 Board Meeting is here.
  • The July Eureka Energy Committee meeting has been cancelled. The next Eureka Energy Committee meeting will be held on August 27, 2014
  • Agenda for the next Eureka Energy Committee meeting is here.