Richardson County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Richardson County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

At an average residential rate of 11.42 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Richardson County enjoy a 18.38% discount from the nationwide average.

Unfortunately, during the course of the previous year, there has been a 46.06% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel types in the county.

Richardson County produces 58.90% more than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the excess.

Electricity from wind energy produced in Richardson County totals 205,771 megawatt hours, ranking Richardson County 12th in the state out of 93 counties for wind power production.

Richardson County produces 0.06 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 930th highest county in the nation for non-renewable generation per capita.

Richardson County is 682nd in the national rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 205,771 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    129,786 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    206,234 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    205,771 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    463 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    26.2 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    163,515 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    20.77 kg

Falls City, NE Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Falls City are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.48% higher than the state's average price of 10.90 cents and 19.37% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. Natural gas is one of the major fuel types used in the US, and Falls City is in on the action. They produce 314.04 megawatt hours using natural gas. With annual production of 463 megawatt hours, the city is the 10th largest generator of electricity in Nebraska.

Electricity consumption in Falls City results in the release of 35,307,891.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 39th highest in the state out of 590 cities. Averaging 8,542.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 22nd highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Natural Gas is the primary fuel in Falls City, with 67.83% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Falls City is home to one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Falls City

Falls City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.092/kWh$100.87/mo.$84.58/mo.
357th11.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Falls City
104th$100.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Falls City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Falls City, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Falls City UtilitiesBUNDLED11.28100.7746322,574.472,546,741.12

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Humboldt, NE Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Humboldt are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 232nd out of 590 cities in the state. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $100.28. This is 19.04% lower than the nationwide average bill of $123.86. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Nebraska Public Power District.

Electricity consumption in Humboldt results in the release of 6,830,447.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 148th highest in the state out of 590 cities. This total results in 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 145th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Humboldt

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.082/kWh$147.30/mo.$66.89/mo.
232nd10.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Humboldt
45th$100.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Humboldt Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Humboldt, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Nebraska Public Power DistrictBUNDLED10.42100.28836,32187,136,216

Verdon, NE Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Verdon are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 232nd out of 590 cities in the state. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $100.28. This is 19.04% lower than the nationwide average bill of $123.86. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Nebraska Public Power District.

Electricity consumption in Verdon results in the release of 1,400,241.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 370th highest in the state out of 590 cities. This total results in 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 30th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Verdon

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.082/kWh$147.30/mo.$66.89/mo.
232nd10.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Verdon
45th$100.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Verdon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Verdon, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Nebraska Public Power DistrictBUNDLED10.42100.28836,32187,136,216

Electricity Production in Richardson County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Richardson County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Flat Water Wind Farm LLCFlat Water Wind Farm LLC (100.00%)
Richardson County NE Wind 205,771
Falls City NE Natural Gas 463259,829.73561.19

Richardson County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Richardson County's power plants primarily use Wind, which accounts for 99.78% of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Natural Gas is used to make 314.04 megawatt hours (0.15%) of electricity generation and Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 148.96 megawatt hours (0.07%) of total generation in the county. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 163,515.1 kilograms, which is the 2885th highest of any county in the US. This total equates to 20.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2875th worst in the United States for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Richardson County has 2 power producing plants, which is 14th most in Nebraska.

WIND
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Wind
Wind
99.78%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.15%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%

Richardson County, Nebraska Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Richardson County include Omaha Public Power District, Nebraska Public Power District, and Falls City Utilities Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Nebraska has restricted laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Richardson County is about 3.65% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Richardson County ranks 727th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Richardson County:

  • Barada, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Dawson, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Falls City, Nebraska:
    • Falls City Utilities: 100.00%
  • Humboldt, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Preston, Nebraska:
    • Omaha Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Rulo, Nebraska:
    • Omaha Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Salem, Nebraska:
    • Omaha Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Shubert, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Stella, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Verdon, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Richardson County, Nebraska?

The largest electricity provider in Richardson County, Nebraska by total customer count is Omaha Public Power District.

How many power plants are located within Richardson County, Nebraska?

There are 2 power plants located in Richardson County, Nebraska

Which electricity companies offer service in Richardson County, Nebraska?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Omaha Public Power District42,777
2Falls City Utilities2,644
3Nebraska Public Power District2,476

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

Richardson County, Nebraska is home to 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-18