Adams County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Adams County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

Adams County ranks 11th out of 93 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its citizens consuming over 500,000 megawatt hours.

As the 697th highest producer of solar power in the country, Adams County generates 3,497 megawatt hours from solar.

Electricity production from the burning of coal as a fuel totals 1,357,011.48 megawatt hours, giving Adams County the 146th position in the countrywide rankings.

The largest provider in Adams County by number of customers is Hastings Utilities.

Adams County consumes only 37.52% of the electricity produced in the county.

The 1,360,958 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuels ranks Adams County at 5th out of 93 counties in the state in non-renewable energy generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    514,545 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,371,562 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    10,604 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,360,958 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    43.95 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    594,240,495 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    19,043.12 kg

Hastings, NE Electricity Overview

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On average, Hastings' citizens purchase residential electricity for 10.16 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 6.83% below Nebraska's average price of 10.90 cents, ranking the city at 205th out of 590 cities in Nebraska for lowest average electricity rate. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the Hastings average is 33.00% lower at $82.99 per month. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Hastings Utilities.

Hastings has 3 power plants, which is the highest for a city in the state. Approximately 213,932,791.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity use. Additionally, the city ranks 586th highest in Nebraska for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. In Hastings, Solar is 69.97% of the fuel types used for electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hastings

Hastings residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.093/kWh$127.16/mo.$60.89/mo.
205th10.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hastings
8th$82.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hastings Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hastings, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hastings UtilitiesBUNDLED10.1782.314,998110,29611,218,786
Southern Public Power DistrictBUNDLED9.31123.49241,60822,494,720

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Kenesaw, NE Electricity Overview

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On average, Kenesaw's citizens purchase residential electricity for 9.31 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 14.60% below Nebraska's average price of 10.90 cents, ranking the city at 69th out of 590 cities in Nebraska for lowest average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 310.5 megawatt hours, Southern Public Power District is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Kenesaw is home to 919 residents, making it the 125th largest city by population in Nebraska.

In Kenesaw, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 7,846,477.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 125th largest amount in Nebraska out of 590 cities. More importantly, the city averages 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kenesaw

Kenesaw residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.294/kWh$0.075/kWh$220.31/mo.$66.49/mo.
69th9.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kenesaw
258th$123.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kenesaw Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kenesaw, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Southern Public Power DistrictBUNDLED9.31123.49241,60822,494,720

Juniata, NE Electricity Overview

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On average, Juniata's citizens purchase residential electricity for 10.16 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 6.83% below Nebraska's average price of 10.90 cents, ranking the city at 204th out of 590 cities in Nebraska for lowest average electricity rate. Hastings Utilities has an estimated 166 total residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers in the city. Juniata is the 153rd largest city in Nebraska, with a population of 748.

In Juniata, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 6,386,468.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 153rd largest amount in Nebraska out of 590 cities. More importantly, the city averages 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Juniata

Juniata residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.093/kWh$127.17/mo.$60.91/mo.
204th10.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Juniata
9th$83.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Juniata Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Juniata, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hastings UtilitiesBUNDLED10.1782.31110,29611,218,786
Southern Public Power DistrictBUNDLED9.31123.49241,60822,494,720

Electricity Production in Adams County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Adams County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Adams County NE Coal 1,359,457.011,582,224,716.551,163.87
CCC Hastings Wind TurbineCCC Hastings Renewable Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Adams County NE Wind 7,107
Hastings Community Solar FarmHastings Utilities (100.00%)
Hastings NE Solar 3,497
Hastings NE Natural Gas 1,5011,771,461.161,180.19

Adams County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Adams County, Coal makes up 98.94% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation. Totaling Coal with Wind (0.52%) and Solar (0.25%), the three fuel types account for 99.71% of the production. For every resident in the county there are 19,043.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. At 19,043.12 kilograms per person and 1,961,504 residents in the county, the county emits 594,240,495.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. There are 4 electricity plants in Adams County, which is the 3rd most power plants in a county in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
98.94%
WIND
Wind
0.52%
SOLAR
Solar
0.25%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.18%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.11%

Adams County, Nebraska Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Adams County, 2 of them offer net metering to their customers. Regulations put in place at the state level are heavily restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Adams County is about 3.83% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Adams County is ranked as the 871st best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Adams County:

  • Ayr, Nebraska:
    • Southern Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Hastings, Nebraska:
    • Southern Public Power District: 1.66%
    • Hastings Utilities: 98.34%
  • Holstein, Nebraska:
    • Southern Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Juniata, Nebraska:
    • Hastings Utilities: 98.30%
    • Southern Public Power District: 1.70%
  • Kenesaw, Nebraska:
    • Southern Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Prosser, Nebraska:
    • Southern Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Roseland, Nebraska:
    • Southern Public Power District: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Adams County, Nebraska?

Adams County, Nebraska has 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Adams County, Nebraska?

By total megawatt hours sold, Hastings Utilities is the largest electricity provider in Adams County, Nebraska.

What electricity companies offer service in Adams County, Nebraska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Hastings Utilities13,719
2Southern Public Power District3,396
3South Central Public Power District376

How many power plants are within Adams County, Nebraska?

There are 4 power plants located in Adams County, Nebraska

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24