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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.


  • The Humboldt County Office of Education is soliciting bids for an LED re-lamp and retrofit project. Click here to view the bid packet.
  • Do you know how a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program would affect you as a customer? Find the answer and many more details in the CCE Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Check out the July edition of the North Coast Plug-in Electric Vehicle Project newsletter!
  • 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 September 21, 2016 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM. For more information, call (707)269-1700.
  • The next Board of Directors Meeting will be a Special Public Meeting held on September 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm at the Warfinger Building in Eureka.


  • 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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