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

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 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 Home Upgrade Homeowners Workshops! The next workshop will be held on November 19 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. For more information call Katey Schmidt at (707)269-1700 or click here to register.
  • The next Redwood Coast Energy Authority Board of Directors Meeting will be held on October 20, 2014. The agenda for the next Board Meeting is here.
  • The Eureka Energy Committee meeting on October 22, 2014 has been postponed until November 7, 2014.