Nebraska's Total Energy Expenditures
by End–Use Sector

Nebraska's total expenditures on energy decreased 21.1 percent to $8,192.2 million (or $8.2 billion) from 2014 to 2015.  In 2015, the transportation sector spent $3,835.8 million (or $3.8 billion), the industrial sector spent $1,836.8 million (or $1.8 billion), the residential sector spent $1,447.2 million (or $1.4 billion), and the commercial sector spent $1,072.4 million (or $1.1 billion).

Expenditures in the transportation sector were nearly half (46.8 percent) of Nebraska's total expenditures on energy in 2015.  Industrial sector expenditures comprised 22.4 percent, residential sector expenditures comprised 17.7 percent, and the commercial sector expenditures comprised 13.1 percent of Nebraska's total energy expenditures.

The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.

chart displaying Total Energy Expenditures by End Use Sector in Nebraska for the years 1970 through 2015.

Total Energy Expenditures by End–Use Sector
Nebraska, 1990 – 2015

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year End–Use Sectors Total
Energy
Expenditures
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
Year Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation Total
Energy
Expenditures
End–Use Sectors
2015 $1,072.4 $1,836.8 $1,447.2 $3,835.8 $8,192.2
2014 $1,136.9 $2,192.8 $1,613.3 $5,433.8 $10,376.8
2013 $1,090.7 $2,267.4 $1,577.5 $5,425.4 $10,361.0
2012 $990.5 $2,336.8 $1,390.4 $5,432.1 $10,149.8
2011 $997.1 $2,076.8 $1,473.5 $5,450.4 $9,997.8
2010 $997.0 $1,845.3 $1,427.7 $4,454.7 $8,724.7
2009 $956.1 $1,675.7 $1,340.9 $3,181.9 $7,154.6
2008 $1,037.3 $2,263.5 $1,450.9 $4,351.3 $9,103.0
2007 $920.1 $1,905.1 $1,309.6 $3,821.8 $7,956.6
2006 $865.4 $1,715.4 $1,206.5 $3,429.4 $7,216.7
2006 $818.6 $1,464.0 $1,186.1 $2,979.2 $6,447.9
2004 $759.3 $1,224.8 $1,049.7 $2,371.1 $5,404.9
2003 $722.4 $1,043.7 $1,025.2 $1,954.0 $4,745.3
2002 $688.0 $853.4 $950.7 $1,705.5 $4,197.6
2001 $733.0 $907.3 $1,046.9 $1,767.1 $4,454.3
2000 $675.0 $852.2 $897.0 $1,957.9 $4,382.1
1999 $574.5 $661.2 $774.5 $1,591.1 $3,601.3
1998 $585.8 $676.7 $783.3 $1,450.9 $3,496.7
1997 $627.1 $700.0 $829.0 $1,620.4 $3,776.5
1996 $624.4 $666.5 $787.8 $1,657.0 $3,735.7
1995 $588.4 $603.7 $740.0 $1,406.4 $3,338.5
1994 $589.8 $604.3 $725.5 $1,330.0 $3,249.6
1993 $547.6 $573.5 $732.2 $1,308.3 $3,161.6
1992 $532.6 $544.4 $655.1 $1,331.5 $3,063.6
1991 $560.4 $553.5 $690.1 $1,327.9 $3,131.9
1990 $541.5 $595.7 $658.7 $1,368.0 $3,163.9

Total Energy Expenditures by End–Use Sector
Nebraska, 1970 – 1989

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year End–Use Sectors Total
Energy
Expenditures
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
Year Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation Total
Energy
Expenditures
End–Use Sectors
1989 $531.1 $555.8 $666.6 $1,195.2 $2,948.7
1988 $515.2 $516.1 $635.3 $1,088.9 $2,755.5
1987 $479.0 $504.0 $586.9 $1,059.8 $2,629.7
1986 $485.9 $460.4 $598.7 $983.1 $2,528.1
1985 $533.7 $577.6 $651.6 $1,185.2 $2,948.1
1984 $542.6 $562.3 $657.7 $1,207.9 $2,970.5
1983 $484.6 $578.0 $696.8 $1,231.7 $2,991.1
1982 $404.8 $545.9 $568.0 $1,292.9 $2,811.6
1981 $365.4 $527.3 $501.5 $1,332.5 $2,726.7
1980 $296.2 $486.3 $440.7 $1,233.0 $2,456.2
1979 $253.0 $402.0 $382.2 $982.3 $2,019.5
1978 $208.6 $329.6 $350.2 $781.1 $1,669.5
1977 $201.0 $298.7 $330.5 $721.6 $1,551.8
1976 $177.2 $288.1 $292.7 $652.3 $1,410.3
1975 $140.5 $231.1 $254.9 $578.3 $1,204.8
1974 $122.9 $186.8 $219.0 $526.1 $1,054.8
1973 $108.6 $113.6 $205.4 $407.9 $835.5
1972 $101.5 $107.0 $191.9 $354.1 $754.5
1971 $98.9 $102.6 $180.8 $324.9 $707.2
1970 $88.4 $92.4 $170.0 $317.0 $667.8

Sources: State Energy Price and Expenditure Report. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC.  Nebraska Energy Office.

Notes: Totals may not equal the sum of the components due to independent rounding.  There is a discontinuity in this time series between 1988 and 1989 due to the expanded coverage of non–electric utility use of wood and waste beginning in 1989.

The table and graph were updated on August 2, 2017.
Typically, there are one to two years between updates.