Mendocino County officials are hoping to educate the public about the potential of starting a local energy program in the future, known as a Community Choice Aggregation. (more…)
Using a $5 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC), the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe is working to build a low-carbon community microgrid to power the entire 100-acre (more…)
Recovery at the Geysers geothermal 725 megawatt (MW) power plant from last September’s wildfires in central California is “on track,” Thad Hill, president and CEO of Calpine Corp., said during an April 29 earnings conference all. The plant is currently operating at 80%, up from operating 540 MW of its 725 MW capacity following the fires. Read…
4/25 CEC Workshop: Lead Commissioner Technology Merit Review Workshop: Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Project Success
As shared on the CEC’s website, Lead Commissioner for Transportation of the California Energy Commission Janea A. Scott will conduct a Technology Merit Review workshop April 25th at 9:00am to highlight key ingredients for successful development of electric (more…)
In association with Plan It Green Humboldt (a Northcoast Environmental Education Non-profit), the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is pleased to jointly present the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing Expo. (more…)
Lake County issued an RFP for community choice aggregation services earlier this year, and shares that they have received four proposals, which they are reviewing. Learn more at Lake County News here.
The Community Choice Energy Roadmap is available for review here.
Learn in this Climate.gov case study how Northern California’s Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe is leading on climate change mitigation, energy efficiency and renewables, and community resiliency – including their work to: conduct strategic climate action planning activities; build an energy-efficient hotel; install an innovative biomass-gasification-fuel cell system that turns biomass into electricity; install solar on…
The City Council of Humboldt County’s City of Arcata voted for Community Choice Aggregation this week. For more information, click here.
Learn about how California rancherias are looking into (and implementing) microgrids as a source of resiliency in coverage from the Sacramento Bee: California rancherias look to microgrids for power during natural disasters. (more…)
Humboldt County, Cities Vote through Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) to Move Forward Developing CCA Option
Read about the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA)’s recent vote to explore community choice aggregation (CCA) in the Times Standard here. You can learn more about RCEA’s CCA work on the RCEA website.
About the Job CITY OF ARCATA ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT $39,942.47 – $48,550.32/yr. Filing Deadline: 4p.m. April 1, 2015. Performs a wide variety of complex administrative and support functions within assigned department. Thecurrent vacancy is in the Environmental Services Department. Application materials available at www.cityofarcata.org ; Arcata City Manager’s Office, 736 F Street, Arcata, or (707) 822-5953. EOE.
This breakout session from the 4th Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC) Forum provides information to develop successful, regionally relevant community and business outreach (more…)