Pierce County, Nebraska Electric Profile

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Pierce County, Nebraska Overview

Northeast Nebraska Public Power is the largest electricity company in Pierce County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Residents of Pierce County are paying, on average, 27.65% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 9.95 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Pierce County totals $146.39. In contrast, the state average bill is $107.41

There was a 0.57% increase in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the past 12 months in Pierce County.

No electricity production takes place in Pierce County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from other counties.

With a population of 7,317 citizens, Pierce County is the 39th largest county by population in Nebraska and the 2714th largest in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    118,933  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.25  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    63,889,681  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,731.68  kg

Pierce, NE Electric Overview

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Pierce's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 9.65 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 29.86% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 13.76 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $124.31. This is 1.74% above the nationwide average bill of $122.19. Pierce County Utilities is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Pierce accounts for 16,109,944.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 66th largest emissions amount in the state out of 590 cities. Averaging 8,731.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 32nd worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Pierce, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pierce

Pierce residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.098/kWh$0.097/kWh $131.41/mo.$121.23/mo.
121st 9.65¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pierce
287th $124.31 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pierce Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pierce, Nebraska

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Northeast Nebraska Public Power BUNDLED 9.85 147.69 121,348 11,952,000
Pierce County Utilities BUNDLED 9.45 100.94 12,585.02 1,189,500

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Plainview, NE Electric Overview

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Plainview emits 8,731.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 32nd highest polluting city out of 590 cities in the state. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution for the city from electricity consumption is 11,194,010.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 91st largest emissions amount in Nebraska. The city has the 5th highest number of power producing plants of any city in Nebraska, with one total plant.

Osmond, NE Electric Overview

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Osmond's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 9.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 28.41% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 13.76 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $147.69. This is 20.87% above the nationwide average bill of $122.19. With an estimated 4 residential customers, Northeast Nebraska Public Power is the largest provider in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Osmond accounts for 6,932,951.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 149th largest emissions amount in the state out of 590 cities. Averaging 8,731.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 32nd worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Osmond, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Osmond

Osmond residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.104/kWh$0.098/kWh $159.24/mo.$147.62/mo.
147th 9.85¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Osmond
453rd $147.69 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Osmond Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Osmond, Nebraska

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Northeast Nebraska Public Power BUNDLED 9.85 147.69 121,348 11,952,000

Pierce County, Nebraska Details

Pierce County, Nebraska Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Pierce County offer net metering to their consumers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Nebraska has heavily restricted regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Pierce County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 5.06% of electricity generated. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Nebraska average is 3.42%, resulting in a rank of 2151st best in the US and a state rank of 43rd best out of 3221 and 93 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Pierce County:

  • Foster, Nebraska:
    • Northeast Nebraska Public Power: 100.00%
  • Hadar, Nebraska:
    • Elkhorn Rural Public Power District: 100.00%
  • McLean, Nebraska:
    • Northeast Nebraska Public Power: 100.00%
  • Osmond, Nebraska:
    • Northeast Nebraska Public Power: 100.00%
  • Pierce, Nebraska:
    • Pierce County Utilities: 50.00%
    • Northeast Nebraska Public Power: 50.00%
  • Plainview, Nebraska:
    • City of Plainview Utilities: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Pierce County, Nebraska has 5 electricity companies offering service in the area.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Northeast Nebraska Public Power is the largest electricity provider in Pierce County, Nebraska.

Which electricity companies offer service in Pierce County, Nebraska?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-16