Nebraska electricity rates in May 2020 averaged 11.70 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 11 percent less than the 13.14 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in May 2020.
Nebraska natural gas rates in May 2020 averaged 8.59 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 28 percent less than the 11.85 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in May 2020.
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.