Lancaster County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

With a Nebraska average residential electric bill of $108.05, Lancaster County consumers pay about 16.75% more than other residents per month for electricity.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Lancaster County experienced a 4.73% increase during the last year.

Of all US counties, Lancaster County is 125th in megawatt hours generated from wind power.

Lancaster County produces 3.2 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Lancaster County the 728th highest ranking county out of 3221 counties for renewable production per capita in the nation.

With 6,798 megawatt produced from solar power and 322,608 citizens in Lancaster County, the county averages 0.02 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 7th out of 93 counties in the state.

Electricity production from the use of coal as a fuel source totals 964,352.63 megawatt hours, giving Lancaster County the 162nd position in the US rankings.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,319,545 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,179,880 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,031,344 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,148,536 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.76 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,842,131,522 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,809.86 kg

Lincoln, NE Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Lincoln is roughly 9.90 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 9.18% below the state's average rate of 10.90 cents, resulting in the city ranking 166th lowest for average electricity price out of 590 cities in the state. The city had a rise of 44.74% in the production of electricity from wind turbines and wind production now makes up 99.76% of the total generation in the city. With an estimated 68,568 total residential customers, Lincoln Electric System is the largest supplier in the city.

Releasing 1,972,240,271.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Lincoln ranks 2nd highest out of 590 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,775.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 590th ranked city in the state for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Wind makes up 99.76% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Lincoln. Also used is Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.17% and Natural Gas at 0.07%. There are 2 power producing plants in Lincoln, which is the 3rd most power plants in a city in Nebraska.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lincoln

Lincoln residential electric rates are highest in January 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.
166th9.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lincoln
10th$83.3Average 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 SystemBUNDLED9.9083.32,4231,299,012128,617,269

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

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Waverly, NE Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Waverly is roughly 9.90 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 9.18% below the state's average rate of 10.90 cents, resulting in the city ranking 166th lowest for average electricity price out of 590 cities in the state. Lincoln Electric System has an estimated 1,650 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Waverly average is 32.75% below at $83.3 per month.

Electricity use in Waverly creates 36,534,358.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 38th highest of any city in Nebraska. This total also equates to a ranking of 145th 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 January 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.
166th9.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waverly
10th$83.3Average 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 SystemBUNDLED9.9083.31,299,012128,617,269

Hickman, NE Electricity Overview

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Electricity use in Hickman creates 22,258,722.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 53rd highest of any city in Nebraska. This total also equates to a ranking of 30th worst in the state for emissions per resident from electricity consumption. There are zero electricity plants in the city.

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 994,494
Lancaster County NE Coal 966,260.011,102,242,951.681,140.73
Terry Bundy Generating StationLincoln Electric System (100.00%)
Lancaster County NE Natural Gas 204,976108,361,531.83528.65
Holdrege Solar CenterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Lancaster County NE Solar 6,798
Lancaster County NE Distillate Fuel Oil 2,6852,650,998.79987.34
Lincoln NE Distillate Fuel Oil 2,4233,165,707.11,306.52
Salt Valley Wind PlantLincoln Electric System (100.00%)
Lancaster County NE Wind 2,244

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 2,842,131,521.83 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 8,809.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 8th highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. The main fuel type utilized in Lancaster County is Wind. The county produces 996,738 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Coal and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 44.24% and 8.24% of total electricity generation, respectively. Lancaster County is home to 7 power producing plants, which is most in Nebraska.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
45.72%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
44.24%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
8.24%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
1.28%
SOLAR
Solar
0.31%
OTHER
Other
0.21%

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 3.61% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Lancaster County a rank of 7th best in Nebraska out of 93.

Providers In Each City in Lancaster County:

  • 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%
  • 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 System146,294
2Norris Public Power District4,450
3Hickman, Nebraska Electric Utility1,212

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 7 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-24