Buffalo County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Buffalo County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

Buffalo County is 1326th in the US rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 12,671 megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels.

Buffalo County produces 424 megawatt hours from hydroelectric facilities in the past 12 months, which gives them a rank of 6th out of 93 counties in Nebraska for total hydroelectric generation.

Buffalo County uses 6517.60% of the electricity that it generates.

On average, Buffalo County citizens are accountable for 8,407.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, while the nationwide average emissions per person is 4,483.41.

Buffalo County ranks 497th in the United States out of 3221 counties in solar power generation, with 12,247 megawatt hours produced from solar energy.

Buffalo County is the 5th most populous county in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    825,845 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    12,671 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    12,671 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.25 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    421,059,180 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,407.06 kg

Kearney, NE Electricity Overview

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On average, Kearney's residential electricity rate is 10.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 25.54% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 13.99 cents. Kearney produces 0.08% of the electricity needed in the city and must import power from neighboring cities and counties or rural area power plants. Nebraska Public Power District is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Kearney's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. The city produces 424 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 288,281,496.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 5th highest in Nebraska out of 590 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 8,531.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 585th highest polluting city in Nebraska when calculating by CO2 emissions per capita. Kearney has the 5th highest number of electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kearney

Kearney residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.082/kWh$147.30/mo.$66.89/mo.
232nd10.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kearney
45th$100.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kearney Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kearney, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Nebraska Public Power DistrictBUNDLED10.42100.28424836,32187,136,216

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Gibbon, NE Electricity Overview

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On average, Gibbon's residential electricity rate is 10.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 25.54% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 13.99 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Nebraska Public Power District. The state average monthly residential power bill is $108.05, while the Gibbon average is 7.19% below at $100.28 per month. This ranks the city 45th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Gibbon has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 65th highest ranked city in the state out of 590 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 16,034,476.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 145th worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gibbon

Gibbon residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.082/kWh$147.30/mo.$66.89/mo.
232nd10.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gibbon
45th$100.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gibbon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gibbon, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Nebraska Public Power DistrictBUNDLED10.42100.28836,32187,136,216

Ravenna, NE Electricity Overview

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On average, Ravenna's residential electricity rate is 10.72 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 23.42% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 13.99 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Nebraska Public Power District.

Ravenna has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 83rd highest ranked city in the state out of 590 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 12,303,344.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 145th worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ravenna

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.089/kWh$148.77/mo.$77.33/mo.
328th10.72¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ravenna
222nd$115.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ravenna Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ravenna, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dawson Public PowerBUNDLED11.34147.37247,68428,086,373
Nebraska Public Power DistrictBUNDLED10.42100.28836,32187,136,216

Electricity Production in Buffalo County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Buffalo County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Buffalo County NE Solar 12,247
Kearney NE Conventional Hydroelectric 424

Buffalo County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Buffalo County's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Solar. The county produces 12,247 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 421,059,180.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 713th largest amount in the country out of 3221 counties and 8th highest in Nebraska out of 93 counties. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 8,407.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 598th ranked county in the nation for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Buffalo County is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is 14th highest in the state.

SOLAR
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Solar
Solar
96.65%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
3.35%

Buffalo County, Nebraska Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electric suppliers in Buffalo County offer net metering to their customers. The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Buffalo County is 4.95%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Nebraska Public Power District, Dawson Public Power, and Southern Public Power District. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Buffalo County is ranked as the 1794th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Buffalo County:

  • Amherst, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • Elm Creek, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Gibbon, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Kearney, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Miller, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • Pleasanton, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • Ravenna, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 32.20%
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 67.80%
  • Riverdale, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • Shelton, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Buffalo County, Nebraska?

There are 2 power plants located in Buffalo County, Nebraska

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Buffalo County, Nebraska?

By total megawatt hours sold, Nebraska Public Power District is the largest electricity supplier in Buffalo County, Nebraska.

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

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Buffalo County, Nebraska.

Which electricity companies offer service in Buffalo County, Nebraska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Nebraska Public Power District6,797
2Dawson Public Power6,187
3Southern Public Power District125

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-21