Lincoln County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lincoln County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Lincoln County saw a 6.68% increase in the past 12 months.

Lincoln County uses non-renewable fuel types to produce 206.27 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 3rd highest county in Nebraska for non-renewable production per capita.

Lincoln County is the 15th largest producing county in the state out of 93 counties when considering megawatt hours produced from renewable fuels.

Lincoln County ranks 223rd highest county in the nation out of 3221 counties in hydroelectric power production, producing 135,959 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric facilities.

Lincoln County is ranked as the 1102nd highest electricity consuming county out of 3221 counties in the country with 571,779.22 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens who live there.

Lincoln County produces 3.92 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Lincoln County the 20th highest ranking county out of 93 counties for renewable production per capita in Nebraska.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    571,779 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,288,672 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    135,959 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,152,713 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    210.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    549,083,610 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15,834.69 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 295th out of 590 cities in the state. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $108.05, while the North Platte average is 15.63% below at $91.16 per month. This ranks the city 25th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Selling an estimated 87,969.22 megawatt hours each year, North Platte Municipal Light and Water is the largest vendor in the city.

North Platte emits 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 145th highest polluting city out of 590 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 199,705,220.4 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.
295th10.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Platte
25th$91.16Average 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 WaterBUNDLED10.5791.16118,82712,562,000

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Sutherland, NE Electricity Overview

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Sutherland emits 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 145th highest polluting city out of 590 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 11,210,472.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 88th 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 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 4.01% higher than the state's average price of 10.90 cents and 18.96% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $108.05, while the Hershey average is 36.38% more at $147.37 per month. This ranks the city 421st 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 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 145th highest polluting city out of 590 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 5,541,200.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 166th 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$0.131/kWh$0.092/kWh$201.35/mo.$99.34/mo.
360th11.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hershey
421st$147.37Average 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 PowerBUNDLED11.34147.37247,68428,086,373

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 7,152,7136,999,363,030.4978.56
Lincoln County NE Conventional Hydroelectric 85,140
Lincoln County NE Conventional Hydroelectric 50,819

Lincoln County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 549,083,610.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Lincoln County ranks 586th highest in the nation for total pollution from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 124th worst in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 15,834.69 kilograms of emissions per capita. Coal is the fuel of choice in Lincoln County, with 97.69% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Conventional Hydroelectric and Natural Gas have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 1.87% of electricity generation and Natural Gas accounts for 0.45% of total production in the county. There are 3 power producing plants in Lincoln County, which is the 734th highest number of plants in a county in the country.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
97.69%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.87%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.45%

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 6.20%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Nebraska average is 3.42%, resulting in a rank of 2554th best in the US and a state rank of 60th 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 3 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Lincoln County, Nebraska?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24