Nebraska electricity rates in December 2016 averaged 9.73 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 20 percent less than the 12.21 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in December 2016.
Nebraska natural gas rates in November 2016 averaged 10.04 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 7 percent less than the 10.76 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in November 2016.
While coal consumption as an electricity source dropped in almost every U.S. state from 2007 to 2015, IN, OH & PA saw the largest decreases.
Wind energy had a big year in the U.S. in 2015, accounting for more new electricity capacity in the country than any other energy source.
Nebraska has an estimated population of 1,826,341, which ranks 37th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in Nebraska, or to learn more about NE energy, visit the EIA.