Tag Archives: Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA)

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