Nebraska electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 12.13 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 8 percent less than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
Nebraska natural gas rates in August 2017 averaged 17.64 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 2 percent less than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 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.