Platte County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Platte County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

Platte County is the 758th highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the country, with a population of 34,296 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 525,827.

Platte County produces 326,023 megawatt hours of electricity from the burning of coal, ranking Platte County 6th in the state out of 93 counties.

Platte County is the 385th highest county in the US out of 3221 counties for electricity production from wind per capita, averaging 1.56 megawatt hours per person produced from wind.

Platte County uses non-renewable sources to produce 9.51 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 6th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita.

Consumers in the county are faced with an average of 0.6 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting an average of 82.51 minutes.

Platte County has emissions of 13,736.93 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,483.41.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    565,513 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    525,827 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    199,804 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    326,023 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    471,121,907 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,736.93 kg

Columbus, NE Electricity Overview

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Columbus' average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.01 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 173rd out of 590 cities in Nebraska. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Loup Power District. The city deals with an average of 0.63 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages are an average of 28.98 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

The residents of Columbus have to rely on power from outside city limits because they don't have any power plants in the city limits. As the 10th worst ranked city out of 590 cities in the state, the city releases 205,152,502.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 145th worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Columbus

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.086/kWh$201.25/mo.$86.03/mo.
173rd10.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Columbus
290th$125.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Columbus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Columbus, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Loup Power DistrictBUNDLED10.01125.94240,43224,079,000

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Humphrey, NE Electricity Overview

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Humphrey's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.01 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 173rd out of 590 cities in Nebraska. Loup Power District is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Humphrey has 857 citizens, which is the 133rd most populated city in the state.

The residents of Humphrey have to rely on power from outside city limits because they don't have any power plants in the city limits. As the 133rd worst ranked city out of 590 cities in the state, the city releases 7,317,117.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 145th worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Humphrey

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.086/kWh$201.25/mo.$86.03/mo.
173rd10.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Humphrey
290th$125.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Humphrey Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Humphrey, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Loup Power DistrictBUNDLED10.01125.94240,43224,079,000

Duncan, NE Electricity Overview

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Duncan's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.22 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 209th out of 590 cities in Nebraska. With an estimated 2 residential customers, Cornhusker Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Duncan average is 28.75% more at $159.47 per month.

The residents of Duncan have to rely on power from outside city limits because they don't have any power plants in the city limits. As the 225th worst ranked city out of 590 cities in the state, the city releases 3,346,919.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 145th worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Duncan

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.091/kWh$275.08/mo.$109.79/mo.
209th10.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Duncan
494th$159.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Duncan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Duncan, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cornhusker PowerBUNDLED10.22159.47135,46013,846,436

Electricity Production in Platte County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Platte County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Archer Daniels Midland ColumbusArcher Daniels Midland Co (100.00%)
Platte County NE Coal 326,023450,572,431.51,382.03
Platte County NE Conventional Hydroelectric 120,024
Creston Ridge II, LLCCreston Ridge II, LLC (100.00%)
Platte County NE Wind 26,735
Creston Ridge Wind FarmCreston Ridge, LLC (100.00%)
Platte County NE Wind 26,687
Platte County NE Conventional Hydroelectric 26,358

Platte County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Platte County, Coal is 62.00% of the fuel sources used in electricity production. Conventional Hydroelectric and Wind are also important fuels in the county, with 146,382 (27.84%) and 53,422 (10.16%) megawatt hours produced from each type, respectively. Approximately 13,736.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are released in the county due to electricity use, ranking them as the 4th worst polluter in Nebraska out of 93 counties. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution for the county from electricity consumption is 471,121,906.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 7th highest in the state. Platte County has 5 power plants, which is 3rd most in Nebraska.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
62.00%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
27.84%
WIND
Wind
Wind
10.16%

Platte County, Nebraska Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Platte County selling electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Platte County has 3 electricity companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these companies is 4.70%. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Platte County a rank of 1607th best in the country out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Platte County:

  • Columbus, Nebraska:
    • Loup Power District: 100.00%
  • Cornlea, Nebraska:
    • Loup Power District: 100.00%
  • Creston, Nebraska:
    • Loup Power District: 100.00%
  • Duncan, Nebraska:
    • Cornhusker Power: 100.00%
  • Humphrey, Nebraska:
    • Loup Power District: 100.00%
  • Lindsay, Nebraska:
    • Loup Power District: 100.00%
  • Monroe, Nebraska:
    • Loup Power District: 100.00%
  • Platte Center, Nebraska:
    • Loup Power District: 100.00%
  • Tarnov, Nebraska:
    • Loup Power District: 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 Platte County, Nebraska?

The largest electricity supplier in Platte County, Nebraska by megawatt hours sold is Loup Power District.

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Platte County, Nebraska.

How many power plants are in Platte County, Nebraska?

There are 5 electricity plants located in Platte County, Nebraska

What electricity companies offer service in Platte County, Nebraska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Loup Power District9,443
2Cornhusker Power2,865
3Elkhorn Rural Public Power District60

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-19