In 2013, the industrial sector consumed nearly half (43 percent) of Nebraska's total energy consumption. The other three end–use sectors comprised relatively equal portions of Nebraska's total energy consumption. Twenty–two (22) 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 2012 and 2013, the only sector to see a decrease in consumption was the industrial sector. This comes after seeing an increase in comsumption only in the industrial sector each year for two years. The industrial sector's energy use decreased 1.6 percent in 2013 from 2012. The residential sector's energy use increased 11.4 percent in 2013 from 2012,the commercial sector's energy use increased 6.5 percent, and the transportation sector's energy use increased 1.1 percent.