In 2014, the industrial sector consumed nearly half (42 percent) of Nebraska's total energy consumption. The other three end–use sectors comprised relatively equal portions of Nebraska's total energy consumption. Twenty–three (23) percent of the energy consumed in Nebraska was used in the transportation sector. The residential sector consumed 19 percent, and the commercial sector consumed 16 percent.
Between 2013 and 2014, the sectors to see a decrease in consumption were the industrial sector and the residential sector. The industrial sector's energy use decreased 4.1 percent and the residential sector's energy use decreased 0.3 percent in 2014 from 2013. The transportation sector's energy use increased 3.6 percent , and the commercial sector's energy use increased 0.8 percent in 2014 from 2013.