Tag Archives: Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA)

Matthew Marshall: The sun is rising on renewable energy for Humboldt County

Matthew Marshall: The sun is rising on renewable energy for Humboldt County

This month marks the 4th anniversary of the launch of the Redwood Coast Energy Authority’s Community Choice Energy Program. The central objective of the program since we began providing electricity to customers in 2017 has been to advance the use of renewable resources to affordably meet our community’s energy needs.  Despite the challenges of the

Trinidad Tidings: So many feathery friends at the garden

Trinidad’s Matthew Marshall leads a busy, productive life. Leading Redwood Coast Energy Authority and being active on the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust, Trinidad Museum and Westhaven Volunteer Fire Department are some of his responsibilities besides keeping his bagpipes in good order for the annual Memorial Ceremony at the former Memorial Lighthouse site (now called Trinidad

Humboldt energy plan: ‘Act swiftly and boldly’

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The update of a Humboldt County energy authority’s Action Plan for Energy includes near future targets for emissions reduction and energy independence, but technical hurdles were acknowledged during a public workshop event.  The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) summarized its updated energy plan the Oct. 17 workshop at

Offshore wind partnership seeks first step of site control

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​A public-private partnership is aiming to gain site control for an offshore wind energy project that will deploy 10 to 15 turbines and produce up to 150 megawatts of electricity. ​At a Sept. 25 public meeting held in Eureka, representatives of the partnership said winning site control through

Airport could get 5-acre solar array

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Humboldt County is making a move toward renewable energy use by pursuing a plan to install a solar power array at its main airport. At its Oct. 10 meeting, the county’s Board of Supervisors approved a “letter of commitment” to allow a nine acre-portion of the California Redwood