Electric Rates & Providers in Lancaster County, NE

Lancaster County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

Lancaster County has achieved a 32.31% decline in the usage of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production during the last 12 months.

Lancaster County has had a 13.43% decline during the course of the previous 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Lancaster County averages 2.51 megawatt hours produced from wind turbines per person, which is 277th highest county in the United States out of 3230 counties.

Lancaster County produces 46.98% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 2.3 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Lancaster County as the 7th highest county out of 93 counties in Nebraska for non-renewable production per capita a year.

Lancaster County ranks 2nd out of 93 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population using over 5,500,000 megawatt hours.

Lancaster County is 130th out of 3230 counties in the country for electricity produced from wind power.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,551,128 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.09 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,588,475 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    842,207 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    746,268 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,722,148,800 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,382.14 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Lincoln

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Lincoln Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

11.02¢ per kWh

  • 12.31% higher than last month
  • 11.16% higher than March last year
  • 5.12% lower than the Nebraska average
  • 34.1% lower than the US average
  • 351st in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 45 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 38 since March last year
  • 2,510th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,270 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 753 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

10.5¢ per kWh

  • 0.89% higher than last month
  • 6.28% higher than March last year
  • 8.5% lower than the Nebraska average
  • 34.69% lower than the US average
  • 221st in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 28 since March last year
  • 1,005th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 5 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 293 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$71.15 per month

  • 20.11% lower than last month
  • 12.9% lower than March last year
  • 29.31% lower than the Nebraska average
  • 40.98% lower than the US average
  • 11th in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 89 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since March last year
  • 1,614th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,771 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 106 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$86.19 per month

  • 1.01% lower than last month
  • 1.31% higher than March last year
  • 22% lower than the Nebraska average
  • 36.57% lower than the US average
  • 14th in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 1,411th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 29 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 728 since March last year

Lincoln, NE Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Lincoln is roughly 10.50 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 8.50% below the state's average rate of 11.47 cents, resulting in the city ranking 221st lowest for average electricity price out of 590 cities in the state. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $111.14, while the Lincoln average is 22.45% lower at $86.19 per month. This ranks the city 14th in the state for average monthly bill total. Electricity generation from wind energy in the city totals 2.78 megawatt hours produced per resident living within the city. This is the highest amount out of the 590 cities in the state.

Electricity use in Lincoln creates 2,013,082,886.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2nd highest of any city in Nebraska. Additionally, the city ranks 578th highest in the state for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city is home to one power producing plant. Lincoln's power plants most often use Wind, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lincoln

Lincoln 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$0.082/kWh$127.18/mo.$57.98/mo.
221st10.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lincoln
14th$86.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lincoln Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lincoln, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lincoln Electric SystemBUNDLED10.4386.171,3291,318,847137,559,100

Zips with electric coverage in Lincoln, Nebraska include: 68516, 68521, 68506, 68502, 68510, 68505, 68504, 68508, 68503, 68507, 68512 and 12 other zip code(s).

Waverly, NE Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Waverly is roughly 10.50 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 8.50% below the state's average rate of 11.47 cents, resulting in the city ranking 221st lowest for average electricity price out of 590 cities in the state. Lincoln Electric System has an estimated 1,704 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.93, while the Waverly average is 37.51% below at $86.19 per month.

Electricity use in Waverly creates 34,575,051.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 38th highest of any city in Nebraska. This total also equates to a ranking of 259th worst in the state for emissions per resident from electricity consumption. There are zero electricity plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waverly

Waverly 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$0.082/kWh$127.18/mo.$57.98/mo.
221st10.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waverly
14th$86.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waverly Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waverly, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lincoln Electric SystemBUNDLED10.4386.171,318,847137,559,100

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Hickman, NE Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Hickman is roughly 10.51 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 8.35% below the state's average rate of 11.47 cents, resulting in the city ranking 230th lowest for average electricity price out of 590 cities in the state. Selling an estimated 5,495.24 megawatt hours a year, Hickman, Nebraska Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Electricity use in Hickman creates 20,968,519.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 54th highest of any city in Nebraska. This total also equates to a ranking of 2nd worst in the state for emissions per resident from electricity consumption. There are zero electricity plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hickman

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.118/kWh$0.077/kWh$203.00/mo.$86.42/mo.
230th10.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hickman
245th$118.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hickman Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hickman, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hickman, Nebraska Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.4089.2510,784.841,229,170.47
Norris Public Power DistrictBUNDLED9.43147.24334,82931,582,000

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Electricity Production in Lancaster County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Lancaster County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Plum Creek Wind Project (NE)Plum Creek Wind, LLC (100.00%)
Lincoln NE Wind 813,949
Lancaster County NE Coal 674,967765,453,060.711,134.06
Terry Bundy Generating StationLincoln Electric System (100.00%)
Lancaster County NE Natural Gas 92,99351,897,075.81558.08
Holdrege Solar CenterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Lancaster County NE Solar 6,566

Lancaster County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 2nd worst ranked county out of 93 counties in Nebraska, Lancaster County emits 2,722,148,800.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 8,382.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 6th highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. The main fuel type utilized in Lancaster County is Wind. The county produces 813,949 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Coal and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 42.38% and 4.45% of total electricity generation, respectively. Lancaster County is home to 4 power producing plants, which is most in Nebraska.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
51.24%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
42.38%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
4.45%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
1.37%
SOLAR
Solar
0.41%
OTHER
Other
0.15%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Net Metering

Lancaster County has 3 out of 3 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, Nebraska has restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Lancaster County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 3.85% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Lancaster County a rank of 12th best in Nebraska out of 93.

Providers In Each City in Lancaster County:

  • Bennet, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska City Utilities: 100.00%
  • Davey, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Denton, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Firth, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Hallam, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Hickman, Nebraska:
    • Hickman, Nebraska Electric Utility: 49.99%
    • Norris Public Power District: 50.01%
  • Lincoln, Nebraska:
    • Lincoln Electric System: 100.00%
  • Malcolm, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Panama, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Raymond, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Roca, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Sprague, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Waverly, Nebraska:
    • Lincoln Electric System: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Lincoln Electric System is the largest electricity provider in Lancaster County, Nebraska.

What electricity companies offer service in Lancaster County, Nebraska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Lincoln Electric System151,074
2Norris Public Power District4,851
3Hickman, Nebraska Electric Utility1,247

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

Lancaster County, Nebraska has 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

How many power plants are located in Lancaster County, Nebraska?

Lancaster County, Nebraska has 4 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-06-22