Dawson County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Dawson County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

Dawson County produces 9,480 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel types. This ranks Dawson County 27th out of 93 counties in Nebraska for total sustainable electricity generation.

With a population of 24,111 citizens, Dawson County is the 13th most populated county in the state and the 1688th largest in the United States.

Solar power generation in Dawson County has grown from 6,965 megawatt hours to 9,480 megawatt hours per year within the last year.

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

Dawson County is ranked as the 13th largest consuming county out of 93 counties in the state with 397,570.91 megawatt hours being used by consumers for their electricity needs.

Dawson County is ranked 604th out of 3221 for worst polluting county in the country when considering pollution per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    397,571 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,480 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    9,480 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.39 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    200,952,443 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,334.47 kg

Lexington, NE Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 9.95 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Lexington, which is 8.75% below the average Nebraska price of 10.90 cents and 28.90% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $124.74 per month, while the Nebraska average is $108.05. Patrons in Lexington pay 15.44% more compared to the rest of the state. Producing 0.78 megawatt hours per person living in the city, Lexington ranks as the 3rd highest producer per capita out of 590 cities in the state.

Lexington citizens average 8,136.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 589th highest in Nebraska out of 590 in this category. With total emissions of 84,197,037.63 kilograms, the city ranks 17th highest in Nebraska for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The city has 2 power producing plants, which is the 3rd highest out of any city in the state. Lexington has approximately 100.00% of its electricity generated by Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lexington

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.092/kWh$201.35/mo.$99.34/mo.
171st9.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lexington
287th$124.74Average 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 PowerBUNDLED11.34147.37247,68428,086,373
Lexington, Nebraska Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.93124.553,9785,362,000

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Cozad, NE Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.18 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Cozad, which is 6.66% below the average Nebraska price of 10.90 cents and 27.27% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $107.37 per month. There is 4416.41% more electricity used in Cozad than is produced, eliciting the need to purchase electricity from nearby municipalities.

Cozad citizens average 8,349.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 587th highest in Nebraska out of 590 in this category. With total emissions of 33,295,869.83 kilograms, the city ranks 41st highest in Nebraska for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The city has one power producing plant. Cozad's power plants mainly use Solar, which accounts for 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cozad

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.092/kWh$201.35/mo.$99.34/mo.
206th10.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cozad
196th$107.37Average 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 WorksBUNDLED10.16106.6521,613.482,194,852.56
Dawson Public PowerBUNDLED11.34147.37247,68428,086,373

Gothenburg, NE Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 9.17 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Gothenburg, which is 15.86% below the average Nebraska price of 10.90 cents and 34.44% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 29,864.92 megawatt hours, Gothenburg, Nebraska Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Gothenburg average is 15.99% lower at $104.06 per month.

Gothenburg citizens average 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 145th highest in Nebraska out of 590 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 29,695,372.23 kilograms, which is the 46th 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.092/kWh$201.35/mo.$99.34/mo.
67th9.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gothenburg
115th$104.06Average 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 PowerBUNDLED11.34147.37247,68428,086,373
Gothenburg, Nebraska Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.01100.8820,103.811,812,222.04

Electricity Production in Dawson County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Dawson County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
City of LexingtonIGS Solar (100.00%)
Lexington NE Solar 6,709
Monroe 009452 SCS Cozad, LLCSol Systems (100.00%)
Cozad NE Solar 1,456
Airport 009239 SCS Lexington, LLCSol Systems (100.00%)
Lexington NE Solar 1,315

Dawson County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Dawson County citizens average 8,334.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 68th highest in Nebraska out of 93 in this category. With total emissions of 200,952,442.71 kilograms, the county ranks 14th highest in Nebraska for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county has 3 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 734th most power plants within a single county in the United States. For electricity production purposes, Dawson County's main fuel type is Solar, accounting for 100.00% of production in the county.

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Dawson County, Nebraska Net Metering

Dawson County has 2 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 4.54% 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 2.76% and the state average is 3.42%, resulting in a rank of 1501st best in the US and a state rank of 36th best out of 3221 and 93 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Dawson County:

  • Cozad, Nebraska:
    • Cozad Board of Public Works: 98.23%
    • Dawson Public Power: 1.77%
  • 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:
    • Lexington, Nebraska Electric Utility: 98.96%
    • Dawson Public Power: 1.04%
  • 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 power plants are within Dawson County, Nebraska?

There are 3 active power plants located in Dawson County, Nebraska

What electricity companies offer service 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.

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

Dawson County, Nebraska is home to 4 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24