Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

With 9,227 megawatt generated from solar power and 36,084 citizens in Scotts Bluff County, the county averages 0.26 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 3rd out of 93 counties in Nebraska.

With 9,227 megawatt hours produced by solar, Scotts Bluff County is 3rd out of 93 counties in Nebraska for solar power electricity generation.

As the 716th highest county in the US for non-renewable generation per capita, Scotts Bluff County generates 0.79 megawatt hours per person each year.

Scotts Bluff County ranks 10th out of 93 counties in Nebraska for total generation of electricity from non-renewable energy sources, with 28,532 of the county's 37,759 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Scotts Bluff County is Nebraska Public Power District.

Averaging production of 1.05 megawatt hours per citizen each year, Scotts Bluff County ranks 1399th out of 3221 counties in generation per capita in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    594,996 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    37,759 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    9,227 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    28,532 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.05 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    341,067,596 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,452.05 kg

Scottsbluff, NE Electricity Overview

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Emissions in Scottsbluff average 8,207.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 588th worst polluting city out of 590 cities in Nebraska based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 118,477,716.18 kilograms, which is the 14th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city has one power producing plant. For the purpose of electricity production, Scottsbluff's top fuel type is Solar, making up 100.00%, or 9,227 megawatt hours of production in the city.

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Gering, NE Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Gering is about 13.27 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average rate of 10.90 cents per kilowatt hour, it is below the US average of 13.99 cents. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is City of Gering Utilities.

Emissions in Gering average 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 145th worst polluting city out of 590 cities in Nebraska based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 73,119,944.74 kilograms, which is the 18th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Gering have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gering

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.133/kWh$125.44/mo.$101.69/mo.
522nd13.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gering
230th$116.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gering Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gering, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Gering UtilitiesBUNDLED13.27116.8436,991.74,907,472.6

Mitchell, NE Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Mitchell is about 10.52 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Nebraska and the nationwide average prices of 10.90 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. City of Mitchell Utilities is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Mitchell average is 43.71% below at $69.72 per month.

Emissions in Mitchell average 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 145th worst polluting city out of 590 cities in Nebraska based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 13,216,916.68 kilograms, which is the 73rd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Mitchell have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mitchell

Mitchell residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.105/kWh$120.08/mo.$69.72/mo.
294th10.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mitchell
4th$69.72Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mitchell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mitchell, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Mitchell UtilitiesBUNDLED10.5269.726,067.65638,385.9

Electricity Production in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Western Sugar Coop - ScottsbluffWestern Sugar Cooperative (100.00%)
Scotts Bluff County NE Coal 28,53252,531,753.891,841.15
Western Meadowlark Solar SCS NE 1, LLCSol Systems (100.00%)
Scottsbluff NE Solar 9,227

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Scotts Bluff County average 9,452.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them as the 498th worst polluting county in the nation based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the county are 341,067,596.23 kilograms, which is the 9th worst total amount of pollution for any county in the state. The county has 2 electricity generation plants, which is 14th highest in the state. Scotts Bluff County's fuel of choice is Coal, with 75.56% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
75.56%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
24.44%

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Net Metering

There are 8 companies in Scotts Bluff County providing electricity. Of those 8, 62.50% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Nebraska has highly restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Scotts Bluff County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 3.90% of their energy lost per year. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Scotts Bluff County ranks 928th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Scotts Bluff County:

  • Gering, Nebraska:
    • City of Gering Utilities: 100.00%
  • Henry, Nebraska:
    • Wyrulec Company: 50.05%
    • Roosevelt Public Power District: 49.95%
  • Lyman, Nebraska:
    • Lyman, Nebraska Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • McGrew, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Melbeta, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Minatare, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 96.00%
    • Chimney Rock Public Power: 4.00%
  • Mitchell, Nebraska:
    • City of Mitchell Utilities: 100.00%
  • Morrill, Nebraska:
    • Morrill Electric: 100.00%
  • Terrytown, Nebraska:
    • Nebraska Public Power District: 97.93%
    • City of Gering Utilities: 2.07%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska?

Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska has 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity company in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska by megawatt hours sold is Nebraska Public Power District.

What electricity companies offer service in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska?

How many electric companies offer service in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska?

There are 8 electricity providers operating in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-18