Lincoln County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

Lincoln County ranks 9th out of 93 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents consuming 592,474.43 megawatt hours.

Lincoln County is the 97th worst polluting county in the US based on pollution per capita.

With 7,627,851.03 megawatt hours produced by coal, Lincoln County is 1st in the state out of 93 counties for coal power electricity production.

Lincoln County generates 219.4 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 5 highest county out of 93 counties for production per capita in Nebraska.

Roughly 100.00% of Lincoln County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the highest county in Nebraska out of 93 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels.

At $152.88, the Lincoln County average monthly residential electric bill is 28.46% more than the Nebraska average bill and 3.55% more than the nationwide average.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    592,474 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.97 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,658,398 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,658,398 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    219.4 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    576,259,967 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,508.91 kg

North Platte, NE Electricity Overview

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On average, North Platte's residents spend 10.57 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which ranks the city 326th out of 590 cities in the state. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $119.01, while the North Platte average is 24.00% below at $90.44 per month. This ranks the city 22nd in the state for average monthly bill amount. Selling an estimated 88,597.13 megawatt hours each year, North Platte Municipal Light and Water is the largest vendor in the city.

North Platte emits 8,526.43 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 30th highest polluting city out of 590 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 200,737,749.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 11th highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Platte

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.102/kWh$93.31/mo.$88.40/mo.
326th10.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Platte
22nd$90.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Platte Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Platte, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
North Platte Municipal Light and WaterBUNDLED10.5790.44118,78812,555,000

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Sutherland, NE Electricity Overview

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Sutherland emits 8,526.43 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 30th highest polluting city out of 590 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 12,243,953.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 90th highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Hershey, NE Electricity Overview

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On average, Hershey's residents spend 11.19 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 1.51% higher than the state's average price of 11.03 cents and 28.80% less than the US average of 15.72 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $119.01, while the Hershey average is 28.19% more at $152.56 per month. This ranks the city 478th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Dawson Public Power has an estimated 5 total residential customers, more than any other provider who operates in the city.

Hershey emits 8,526.43 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 30th highest polluting city out of 590 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 5,661,549.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 170th highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hershey

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.092/kWh$201.35/mo.$99.34/mo.
358th11.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hershey
478th$152.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hershey Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hershey, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dawson Public PowerBUNDLED11.19152.56261,48729,264,193

Electricity Production in Lincoln County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Lincoln County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lincoln County NE Coal 7,658,398.017,448,807,874.76972.63

Lincoln County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lincoln County emits 16,508.91 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the county from electricity use, which makes it the 3rd highest polluting county out of 93 counties in Nebraska. This adds up to total emissions of 576,259,967.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 555th highest for total pollution in the country. Coal makes up 99.60% of the fuel used for electricity production in Lincoln County. Lincoln County is home to one electricity generation plant.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
99.60%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.40%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Net Metering

Lincoln County has 4 out of 5 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Nebraska has heavily restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Lincoln County has 3 companies who are reporting energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss for these companies is 5.71%. The US average for energy loss is 2.45% and the Nebraska average is 3.28%, resulting in a rank of 2471st best in the US and a state rank of 52nd best out of 3221 and 93 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Lincoln County:

  • Brady, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • Hershey, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • Maxwell, Nebraska:
    • Dawson Public Power: 100.00%
  • North Platte, Nebraska:
    • North Platte Municipal Light and Water: 100.00%
  • Wallace, Nebraska:
    • Midwest Electric Cooperative Corporation: 100.00%
  • Wellfleet, Nebraska:
    • McCook Public Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Lincoln County, Nebraska by megawatt hours sold is North Platte Municipal Light and Water.

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

There are 5 electricity companies serving customers in Lincoln County, Nebraska.

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

Lincoln County, Nebraska is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Lincoln County, Nebraska?

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Published: 2023-09-28