Platte County, NE: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Platte County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Platte County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

Platte County's 15.15% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources for electric generation within the last year is an unfortunate circumstance.

Platte County ranks 10th out of 93 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents using 583,272.16 megawatt hours.

Platte County produces 52.15% of their required electricity and must purchase the remaining 47.85% from neighboring counties.

With 100.00% of Platte County's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 6th out of 93 counties in Nebraska in total megawatt hours produced from coal.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, Platte County's average rate is 33.48% below that at 10.69 cents per kilowatt hour.

On average, Platte County residents are responsible for 16,601.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, while the national average emissions per capita is 4,123.17.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    583,272 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.09 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    304,171 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    304,171 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.91 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    566,484,026 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,601.24 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Columbus

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Columbus Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

9.71¢ per kWh

  • 5.71% higher than last month
  • 3.57% higher than March last year
  • 16.42% lower than the Nebraska average
  • 41.95% lower than the US average
  • 159th in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 22 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 49 since March last year
  • 723rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 287 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 130 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

10.35¢ per kWh

  • 0.27% higher than last month
  • 1.97% higher than March last year
  • 9.78% lower than the Nebraska average
  • 35.61% lower than the US average
  • 210th in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 20 since March last year
  • 902nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 6 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 36 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$124.25 per month

  • 31.16% lower than last month
  • 18.61% lower than March last year
  • 23.44% higher than the Nebraska average
  • 3.06% higher than the US average
  • 358th in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 206 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 78 since March last year
  • 19,204th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 10,367 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 7,481 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$128.07 per month

  • 1.82% lower than last month
  • 4.83% lower than March last year
  • 15.91% higher than the Nebraska average
  • 5.74% lower than the US average
  • 365th in the state out of 588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since March last year
  • 12,626th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,110 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,814 since March last year

Columbus, NE Electricity Overview

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Columbus' average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.35 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 210th out of 590 cities in Nebraska. The city has an average of 0.2 power outages per customer each year. These outages last on average of 17.7 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes an outage. Selling an estimated 99,242.2 megawatt hours a year, Loup Power District is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

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 9th worst ranked city out of 590 cities in the state, the city releases 196,818,149.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 8,216.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 259th worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Columbus

Columbus residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.086/kWh$201.25/mo.$86.03/mo.
210th10.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Columbus
365th$128.07Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED10.16128.1243,78524,780,000

Humphrey, NE Electricity Overview

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Humphrey's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.35 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 210th out of 590 cities in Nebraska. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Loup Power District. Consumers in the city are faced with 0.2 power outages each year, with outages lasting around 17.7 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

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 157th worst ranked city out of 590 cities in the state, the city releases 6,310,275.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 8,216.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 2nd worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Humphrey

Humphrey residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.086/kWh$201.25/mo.$86.03/mo.
210th10.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Humphrey
365th$128.07Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED10.16128.1243,78524,780,000

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Duncan, NE Electricity Overview

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Duncan's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.35 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 210th out of 590 cities in Nebraska. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Loup Power District. Consumers in the city are faced with 0.2 power outages each year, with outages lasting around 17.7 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

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 176th worst ranked city out of 590 cities in the state, the city releases 5,192,830.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 8,216.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 2nd worst in Nebraska for emissions per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Duncan

Duncan residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.086/kWh$201.25/mo.$86.03/mo.
210th10.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Duncan
365th$128.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Duncan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Duncan, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Loup Power DistrictBUNDLED10.16128.1243,78524,780,000

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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 304,171432,323,516.821,421.32

Platte County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Platte County results in the release of 566,484,026.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 561st highest in the nation out of 3230 counties and 5th highest in Nebraska out of 93 counties. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 16,601.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Platte County as the 93rd highest polluting county in the United States. Over 100.00% of electricity in Platte County comes from production using Coal. Platte County has one power producing plant.

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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 electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 6.38% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average is 2.87%, resulting in Platte County receiving a rank of 2572nd best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

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:
    • Loup Power District: 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 is one electricity plant located in Platte County, Nebraska

What electricity companies offer service in Platte County, Nebraska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Loup Power District9,458
2Cornhusker Power2,893
3Elkhorn Rural Public Power District42

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-22