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About Dawson Public Power

Dawson Public Power provides electricity to 18 cities in the state of Nebraska. A total of 23,429 customers (16,042 residential properties, 1,530 commercial customers and 5,857 industrial accounts) purchase their electricity from the company. Dawson Public Power averages 11.54 cents per kilowatt hour billed to their customers for residential electricity, which is 25.70% lower than the average US rate of 15.53 cents. There were a total of 419,273 megawatt hours sold through retail sales in 2022 by the supplier. The electricity sourced consisted of megawatt hours acquired via the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 466,079 wholesale megawatt hours. Their revenue in 2022 from electricity related activities was $42,612,000, with 98.86% coming from retail sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $135.37, while the Dawson Public Power average is 9.72% more at $148.53 per month. Dawson Public Power is the 2213th ranked company in the United States for average monthly bill amount. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates and then resell to their consumers.

Dawson Public Power Net Metering

Customers of Dawson Public Power have the ability to participate in net metering. This is a positive for any customer potentially purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra wattage back to the provider.

Energy Loss

Dawson Public Power reported an annual loss of approximately 9.81% of the electricity that they transmit. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is being in the electricity generation industry and suppliers are required to report these losses. This percentage of loss results in them receiving a rank of 21st best out of 150 suppliers who report energy loss in the state and 1394th best out of 3518 in the country.

Dawson Public Power Rate & Electric Bills

Dawson Public Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.092/kWh$203.27/mo.$99.34/mo.
817th11.54¢Dawson Public Power's Average residential price per kWh
2213th$148.53Average monthly electricity bill for Dawson Public Power's residential customers

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Dawson Public Power Overview

  • Company Type:Political Subdivision
  • Headquarters:75191 Road 433
    Lexington, Nebraska 68850
    United States of America
  • CEO:Gwen Kautz

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Energy provider of the year for Nebraska, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Lowest Energy Loss
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Energy provider of the year for Nebraska, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
Nebraska, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Dawson Public Power's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1394 National Rank

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Dawson Public Power State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Dawson Public Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Buffalo County49,840311.23$146.01/mo
Custer County10,62579.25$216.00/mo
Dawson County24,031411.26$147.91/mo
Frontier County2,512413.16$126.18/mo
Gosper County1,811211.38$133.43/mo
Lincoln County34,906611.28$153.61/mo
Phelps County8,97249.46$121.12/mo
Sherman County2,986310.78$188.76/mo

Cities Dawson Public Power Has Coverage

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

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Dawson Public Power FAQ:

When will Dawson Public Power power be restored?

Dawson Public Power's outages last, on average, roughly 65.7 minutes per each outage.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Dawson Public Power customers?

Dawson Public Power's current average bundled electricity rate is 11.54 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Nebraska bundled rate of 11.10 cents and the average United States rate of 15.53 cents.

What is the phone number for Dawson Public Power?

Dawson Public Power's customer service phone number is (308) 324-2386

What is the average bundled bill for Dawson Public Power customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Dawson Public Power is $148.53. The state average bundled bill is $115.96 and the US average is $115.96.

Who is the CEO of Dawson Public Power?

Gwen Kautz is the current CEO of Dawson Public Power.

How many counties does Dawson Public Power supply electricity in?

There are 8 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Dawson Public Power.

What cities does Dawson Public Power sell electricity in?

Dawson Public Power supplies to 18 cities throughout the nation.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-10-23