Nebraska electricity rates in December 2017 averaged 10.21 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 18 percent less than the 12.50 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in December 2017.
Nebraska natural gas rates in December 2017 averaged 7.96 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 15 percent less than the 9.33 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in December 2017.
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.