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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.


Job Openings - RCEA is seeking a Director of Finance & HR- please call or visit the Employment Page for more details.

Bid Opportunities - Please visit the Bid Opportunities page for details on all of our current bid solicitations.

Newsletters - Check out the August edition of the North Coast Electric Vehicle Project Newsletter!

Homeowners Workshops - RCEA is hosting monthly Homeowners Workshops! The next workshop will be held on November 16,2016 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM. 

Board of Directors Meetings - The next RCEA Board of Directors meeting will be held on December 12, 2016 at 3:15 pm at the RCEA office.


  • RCEA has prepared a Request for Information from local landowners interested in hosting utilty-scale solar projects. View the request or call us with questions.
  • Several local community groups are hosting RCEA staff in the upcoming weeks to share informaiton about the Community Choice Energy program. Find meeting information on the Public Meetings page.
  • Dell'Arte unveiled their new rooftop solar PV system on Saturday, October 1! Read the full press release here.
  • Solar at the McKinleyville Airport? Get the scoop here.

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