Dawson County, NE: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Dawson County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Dawson County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.07 cents, while residents of Dawson County enjoy an average rate that is 29.52% below that at 11.33 cents per kilowatt hour.

There was a 7.11% drop in CO2 emissions per capita within the preceding year in Dawson County.

Residents of Dawson County use enough electricity to release 8,216.5 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, compared to the US average of 4,123.17.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Dawson County is Lexington, Nebraska Electric Utility.

Dawson County comes in as the 1210th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3230 counties in the country, releasing 197,450,820.05 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Dawson County residents pay an average residential monthly electricity bill of $146.21, which is 6.00% higher than the national average bill of $137.93.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    410,767 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    197,450,820 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,216.5 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Lexington

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Lexington Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

10.52¢ per kWh

  • 8.31% higher than last month
  • 9.78% higher than March last year
  • 9.38% lower than the Nebraska average
  • 37.06% lower than the US average
  • 291st in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since March last year
  • 1,648th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 525 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 625 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

10.44¢ per kWh

  • 0.75% higher than last month
  • 4.24% higher than March last year
  • 8.96% lower than the Nebraska average
  • 35.02% lower than the US average
  • 215th in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 18 since March last year
  • 965th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 13 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 207 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$110.89 per month

  • 0.32% lower than last month
  • 9.88% lower than March last year
  • 10.16% higher than the Nebraska average
  • 8.03% lower than the US average
  • 268th in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 33 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since March last year
  • 13,302nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,677 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,001 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$122.38 per month

  • 0.82% lower than last month
  • 0.9% lower than March last year
  • 10.76% higher than the Nebraska average
  • 9.93% lower than the US average
  • 302nd in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 29 since March last year
  • 10,888th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 39 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 169 since March last year

Lexington, NE Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.44 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Lexington, which is 8.96% below the average Nebraska price of 11.47 cents and 35.02% less than the US average of 16.07 cents. Lexington, Nebraska Electric Utility is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Lexington citizens average 8,216.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 259th highest in Nebraska out of 590 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 84,835,409.14 kilograms, which is the 17th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Lexington have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lexington

Lexington residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.084/kWh$173.38/mo.$94.02/mo.
215th10.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lexington
302nd$122.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lexington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lexington, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dawson Public PowerBUNDLED11.35146.9249,156.5828,288,957
Lexington, Nebraska Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.39122.1344,873.154,662,705.68

Cozad, NE Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Cozad, which is 11.77% below the average Nebraska price of 11.47 cents and 37.02% less than the US average of 16.07 cents. Selling an estimated 23,745.12 megawatt hours, Cozad Board of Public Works is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $137.93, while the Cozad average is 19.81% lower at $110.61 per month.

Cozad citizens average 8,216.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 2nd highest in Nebraska out of 590 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 32,537,357.89 kilograms, which is the 40th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Cozad have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cozad

Cozad residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.082/kWh$149.21/mo.$80.61/mo.
173rd10.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cozad
202nd$110.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cozad Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cozad, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cozad Board of Public WorksBUNDLED10.06109.9719,928.982,004,035.41
Dawson Public PowerBUNDLED11.35146.9249,156.5828,288,957

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Gothenburg, NE Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 9.75 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Gothenburg, which is 15.04% below the average Nebraska price of 11.47 cents and 39.36% less than the US average of 16.07 cents. Selling an estimated 26,280.07 megawatt hours, Gothenburg, Nebraska Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $137.93, while the Gothenburg average is 25.18% lower at $103.2 per month.

Gothenburg citizens average 8,216.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 259th highest in Nebraska out of 590 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 28,560,569.7 kilograms, which is the 45th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Gothenburg have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gothenburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.105/kWh$0.076/kWh$142.05/mo.$77.68/mo.
157th9.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gothenburg
115th$103.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gothenburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gothenburg, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dawson Public PowerBUNDLED11.35146.9249,156.5828,288,957
Gothenburg, Nebraska Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.5710016,508.281,580,423.64

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Dawson County, Nebraska Details

Dawson County, Nebraska Net Metering

Dawson County has 4 out of 4 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Nebraska has heavily restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Dawson County averages out to about 7.09% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.57%, resulting in a rank of 2702nd best in the US and a state rank of 63rd best out of 3230 and 93 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Dawson County:

  • Cozad, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 1.77%
    • Cozad Board of Public Works: 98.23%
  • Eddyville, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • Farnam, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • Gothenburg, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 6.83%
    • Gothenburg, Nebraska Electric Utility: 93.17%
  • Lexington, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 1.04%
    • Lexington, Nebraska Electric Utility: 98.96%
  • Overton, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • Sumner, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 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 Dawson County, Nebraska?

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Dawson County, Nebraska.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Dawson County, Nebraska?

By total revenue, Lexington, Nebraska Electric Utility is the largest electricity company in Dawson County, Nebraska.

What electricity companies offer service in Dawson County, Nebraska?

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-06-14