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 October 15th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. For more information call Katey Schmidt at (707)269-1700 or click here to register.
  • The September 15, 2014 Board Meeting is cancelled.
  • The next Board Meeting will be held on October 20, 2014. 
  • The next Eureka Energy Committee meeting will be held on September 24, 2014. Agenda for the next meeting is here.