Tag Archives: Redwood Coast Energy Authority

RCEA addresses energy resilience, solar power

RCEA addresses energy resilience, solar power

Since the recent Public Safety Power Shutoffs, Humboldt County residents have been asking how they can make their homes and businesses more energy resilient, how they can utilize the electricity from their solar panels when the grid is down, how vehicle-to-home storage solutions work, and where to start when investing in a battery storage system. 

Alt transportation, music & pancakes at the spring Breakfast in Bayside

Bayside Community Hall BAYSIDE – On Sunday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to noon, Bayside Community Hall at 2297 Jacoby Creek Rd. will present Breakfast in Bayside with a change from its traditional spring electric vehicle show.  With the participation of Redwood Coast Energy Authority and several community groups, this will be an alternative transportation variety

Clock ticking on wind energy project

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  A major wind power project will produce enough energy for almost 40,000 Humboldt County homes and is on what its proponents describe as “a very intentional schedule” for operation in 2020. Proposed by the San Diego-based Terra-Gen LLC company, the project was described to the Board of Supervisors

Sofia Pereira & Mike Wilson: Bold and immediate action is needed to phase out fossil fuels

As California prepares to host the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco from September 12 to 14, we are urging Governor Brown to stand with us and more than 200 local elected officials across the state who are fighting to phase out fossil fuel production in California. @caelectedofficials.org Communities in Humboldt County and the

McK committee gets down to business

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee learned about a proposed marijuana excise tax, heartily endorsed a new local electricity provider and gave a round of applause to the man behind the Central Avenue improvement project at its meeting last week. Measure S Connie Beck, director of the Department of Health

Arcata joins in regional electricity cooperative

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – To further its goals of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, holding the line on energy rates and boosting renewable energy, the Arcata City Council last week opted in to a community choice aggregation (CCA) plan. CCAs allow local jurisdictions to buy and generate their own electrical power