Saline County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Saline County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

After a 529.14% rise in electricity generated by wind, Saline County's total electric production is now 100.00% wind powered.

Norris Public Power District is the largest provider in Saline County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Saline County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 37.34% lower than the United States average price, at 8.77 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

With total production of 979,878 megawatt hours, Saline County is ranked 10th largest producer of electricity out of 93 counties in Nebraska for total production.

Roughly 0.00% of Saline County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel sources, making it the 34th highest county in the state out of 93 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel types.

Saline County is home to 14,292 citizens and its power generating plants produce 979,878 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a production per capita average of 68.56 megawatt hours per capita per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    235,664 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    979,878 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    979,858 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    20 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    68.56 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,632 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    0.32 kg

Crete, NE Electricity Overview

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Crete's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 446th out of 590 cities in Nebraska. Selling an estimated 57,297.1 megawatt hours, Crete Public Works is the largest provider in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $108.05, while the Crete average is 7.65% lower at $99.79 per month. This is the 42nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

The residents of Crete have to rely on power from outside city limits because they don't have any power plants in the city limits. As the 25th worst ranked city out of 590 cities in the state, the city releases 60,611,687.03 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 Crete

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.118/kWh$0.072/kWh$203.00/mo.$103.23/mo.
446th11.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Crete
42nd$99.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Crete Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Crete, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Crete Public WorksBUNDLED11.5998.3916725,336.752,936,427.79
Norris Public Power DistrictBUNDLED8.69140.56319,23227,739,000

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Wilber, NE Electricity Overview

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Wilber's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 9.14 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 66th out of 590 cities in Nebraska. Wilber, Nebraska Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $87.33 per month, while the nationwide average is $123.86.

Wilber has one power generation plant. The city citizens average 8,542.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 23rd highest in Nebraska out of 590 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 16,547,127.6 kilograms, which is the 64th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Nebraska. Wilber's fuel of choice is Distillate Fuel Oil, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wilber

Wilber residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.091/kWh$0.090/kWh$89.36/mo.$87.33/mo.
66th9.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilber
18th$87.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wilber Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wilber, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Wilber, Nebraska Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.1487.33209,725.8888,687.21

Friend, NE Electricity Overview

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Friend's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.04 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 479th out of 590 cities in Nebraska. Selling an estimated 2,033.71 megawatt hours, Friend, Nebraska Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city. Friend is the 120th largest city in the state, with a population of 954.

The residents of Friend have to rely on power from outside city limits because they don't have any power plants in the city limits. As the 120th worst ranked city out of 590 cities in the state, the city releases 8,145,309.12 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 Friend

Friend residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.120/kWh$116.84/mo.$113.42/mo.
479th12.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Friend
219th$113.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Friend Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Friend, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Friend, Nebraska Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.04113.425,561.09669,614.69

Electricity Production in Saline County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Saline County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Milligan 1 Wind FarmMilligan 1 Wind, LLC (100.00%)
Saline County NE Wind 979,858
Wilber NE Distillate Fuel Oil 2019,261.58963.08

Saline County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Saline County has 2 power generation plants, which is 14th most in Nebraska. The county's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 4,632.47 kilograms, which is the 2939th highest of any county in the US. Averaging 0.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the county ranks 2937th highest for pollution per capita. Saline County's power plants most often use Wind, which accounts for 979,858 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county.

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DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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Saline County, Nebraska Net Metering

There are 6 companies in Saline County selling electricity. Of those 6, 33.33% 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

Saline County has an average of 4.40% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The nationwide average is 2.76%, resulting in Saline County receiving a rank of 1359th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Saline County:

  • Crete, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 3.30%
    • Crete Public Works: 96.70%
  • De Witt, Nebraska:
    • De Witt, Nebraska Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Dorchester, Nebraska:
    • Dorchester Electric: 100.00%
  • Friend, Nebraska:
    • Friend, Nebraska Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Swanton, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Tobias, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Western, Nebraska:
    • Norris Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Wilber, Nebraska:
    • Wilber, Nebraska Electric Utility: 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 Saline County, Nebraska?

The largest electricity supplier in Saline County, Nebraska by megawatt hours sold is Norris Public Power District.

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

There are 6 electricity companies operating in Saline County, Nebraska.

How many power plants are in Saline County, Nebraska?

There are 2 electricity plants located in Saline County, Nebraska

What electricity companies offer service in Saline County, Nebraska?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24