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Electricity Providers and Their Rates
Nebraska

2007

In 2007, Nebraskans paid an average of six cents per kilowatthour for electricity.  The industrial, commercial, and residential sectors each paid an average rate of five, six, and eight cents per kilowatthour, respectively.  The transportation category had no customers and therefore no rate.  Beginning with the 2003 data, the transportation category replaced the "other" category for the sales of power to electrified rail and urban transit systems whose primary propulsive energy source was electricity.

The state's electricity was supplied by 161 companies whose average 2007 rates ranged from the Western Area Power Administration's 1.85 cents to the Niobrara Electric Association, Inc.'s 11.25 cents per kilowatthour.  Residential rates ranged from the City of Broken Bow's 4.90 cents to the City of Decatur's 12.87 cents per kilowatthour.  Commercial rates ranged from the Western Area Power Administration's 1.85 cents to the Northwest Rural Public Power District's 14.50 cents per kilowatthour.  Industrial rates ranged from the Omaha Public Power District's 3.64 cents to the Village of Bradshaw's 15.78 cents per kilowatthour.

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Nebraska's Electricity Rates by Company and by Sector
2007

(Price per Kilowatthour)

Company Ownership Sectors
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation1 Average
State of Nebraska $0.0639 $0.0478 $0.0759 $0.0000 $0.0628
Alliance, City of Municipal2 $0.0685 $0.0547 $0.0678 $0.0000 $0.0644
Ansley, City of Municipal2 $0.0833 $0.0000 $0.0810 $0.0000 $0.0820
Arapahoe, City of Municipal2 $0.0971 $0.0000 $0.0930 $0.0000 $0.0949
Arnold, Village of Municipal2 $0.0711 $0.0000 $0.0714 $0.0000 $0.0713
Auburn Board of Public Works Municipal2 $0.0629 $0.0513 $0.0567 $0.0000 $0.0567
Bartley, Village of Municipal2 $0.0892 $0.0000 $0.0891 $0.0000 $0.0891
Battle Creek, City of Municipal2 $0.0782 $0.1003 $0.0803 $0.0000 $0.0801
Bayard, City of Municipal2 $0.0921 $0.0979 $0.0878 $0.0000 $0.0904
Beatrice, City of Municipal2 $0.0702 $0.0613 $0.0689 $0.0000 $0.0656
Beaver City, City of Municipal2 $0.0774 $0.0000 $0.0676 $0.0000 $0.0692
Benkelman, City of Municipal2 $0.0854 $0.0000 $0.0785 $0.0000 $0.0822
Blue Hill, City of Municipal2 $0.0660 $0.0596 $0.0602 $0.0000 $0.0623
Bradshaw, Village of Municipal2 $0.0957 $0.1578 $0.0788 $0.0000 $0.0986
Brainard, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0674 $0.0000 $0.0674
Bridgeport Utilities, City of Municipal2 $0.0650 $0.0000 $0.0676 $0.0000 $0.0663
Broken Bow, City of Municipal2 $0.0547 $0.0407 $0.0490 $0.0000 $0.0468
Burt County Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1374 $0.0884 $0.0873 $0.0000 $0.0880
Burwell, City of Municipal2 $0.0735 $0.0457 $0.0683 $0.0000 $0.0686
Butler County Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0832 $0.1569 $0.0777 $0.0000 $0.0881
Callaway, Village of Municipal2 $0.0633 $0.0000 $0.0618 $0.0000 $0.0623
Cambridge, City of Municipal2 $0.0773 $0.0000 $0.0852 $0.0000 $0.0808
Campbell, Village of Municipal2 $0.0841 $0.0571 $0.1029 $0.0000 $0.0940
Cedar-Knox Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0643 $0.0772 $0.0664 $0.0000 $0.0685
Central City, City of Municipal2 $0.0779 $0.0704 $0.0732 $0.0000 $0.0740
Chappell, City of Municipal2 $0.0700 $0.0000 $0.0573 $0.0000 $0.0642
Cherry-Todd Electric Coop, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.0653 $0.0000 $0.0624 $0.0000 $0.0643
Chester, Village of Municipal2 $0.0968 $0.0000 $0.0839 $0.0000 $0.0893
Chimney Rock Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0947 $0.1002 $0.1091 $0.0000 $0.1030
Clarkson, City of Municipal2 $0.0700 $0.0000 $0.0622 $0.0000 $0.0655
Cornhusker Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0557 $0.0617 $0.0740 $0.0000 $0.0654
Cozad Board of Public Works Municipal2 $0.0631 $0.0428 $0.0708 $0.0000 $0.0560
Crete, City of Municipal2 $0.0603 $0.0448 $0.0543 $0.0000 $0.0501
Cuming County Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0683 $0.1183 $0.0761 $0.0000 $0.0759
Curtis, City of Municipal2 $0.0852 $0.0713 $0.0763 $0.0000 $0.0768
Custer Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0742 $0.0000 $0.0843 $0.0000 $0.0780
Davenport, Village of Municipal2 $0.0757 $0.0000 $0.0715 $0.0000 $0.0730
David City, City of Municipal2 $0.0755 $0.0684 $0.0707 $0.0000 $0.0703
Dawson County Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0655 $0.0866 $0.0689 $0.0000 $0.0740
Decatur, Village of Municipal2 $0.0861 $0.0000 $0.1287 $0.0000 $0.1113
Deshler, City of Municipal2 $0.0767 $0.0000 $0.0876 $0.0000 $0.0831
De Witt, Village of Municipal2 $0.0859 $0.0584 $0.0662 $0.0000 $0.0611
Dorchester, Village of Municipal2 $0.0732 NA $0.0740 $0.0000 $0.0738
Edgar, City of Municipal2 $0.0713 $0.0561 $0.0726 $0.0000 $0.0704
Elkhorn Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0666 $0.0538 $0.0808 $0.0000 $0.0765
Emerson, City of Municipal2 $0.0732 $0.0000 $0.0717 $0.0000 $0.0724
Endicott, Village of Municipal2 $0.0959 $0.0000 $0.0849 $0.0000 $0.0859
Fairbury, City of Municipal2 $0.0745 $0.0547 $0.0744 $0.0000 $0.0663
Fairmont, Village of Municipal2 $0.0736 $0.0000 $0.0825 $0.0000 $0.0787
Falls City, City of Municipal2 $0.0588 $0.0739 $0.0656 $0.0000 $0.0637
Franklin, City of Municipal2 $0.0895 $0.0000 $0.0913 $0.0000 $0.0903
Fremont, City of Municipal2 $0.0594 $0.0442 $0.0525 $0.0000 $0.0486
Friend, City of Municipal2 $0.0760 $0.0000 $0.0826 $0.0000 $0.0796
Gering, City of Municipal2 $0.0870 $0.0846 $0.1031 $0.0000 $0.0951
Giltner, City of Municipal2 $0.1011 $0.1338 $0.0800 $0.0000 $0.0922
Gothenburg, City of Municipal2 $0.0562 $0.0557 $0.0576 $0.0000 $0.0565
Grand Island, City of Municipal2 $0.0752 $0.0531 $0.0755 $0.0000 $0.0654
Grant, City of Municipal2 $0.0584 $0.0707 $0.0730 $0.0000 $0.0665
Greenwood, Village of Municipal2 $0.0823 $0.0000 $0.0689 $0.0000 $0.0733
Hampton, Village of Municipal2 $0.0786 $0.0000 $0.0717 $0.0000 $0.0746
Hastings, City of Municipal2 $0.0634 $0.0419 $0.0715 $0.0000 $0.0533
Hebron, City of Municipal2 $0.0708 $0.0000 $0.0748 $0.0000 $0.0723
Hemingford, Village of Municipal2 $0.0832 $0.1886 $0.0981 $0.0000 $0.0966
Hickman, City of Municipal2 $0.1062 $0.0516 $0.0818 $0.0000 $0.0807
High West Energy, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.0997 $0.0655 $0.0988 $0.0000 $0.0863
Highline Electric Association Cooperative4 $0.0886 $0.1056 $0.0965 $0.0000 $0.1029
Hildreth, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0498 $0.0000 $0.0498
Holbrook, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1007 $0.0000 $0.1007
Holdrege, City of Municipal2 $0.0785 $0.0374 $0.0731 $0.0000 $0.0562
Howard Greeley Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0759 $0.1155 $0.0735 $0.0000 $0.0808
Hubbell, City of Municipal2 $0.0809 $0.1219 $0.0937 $0.0000 $0.1014
Imperial, City of Municipal2 $0.0681 $0.0409 $0.0733 $0.0000 $0.0690
Indianola, City of Municipal2 $0.0846 $0.0000 $0.0975 $0.0000 $0.0925
KBR Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0899 $0.1051 $0.0900 $0.0000 $0.0940
Kimball, City of Municipal2 $0.0755 $0.0724 $0.0757 $0.0000 $0.0750
LaCreek Electric Association, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.0643 $0.0555 $0.0717 $0.0000 $0.0629
Laurel, City of Municipal2 $0.0616 $0.0000 $0.0746 $0.0000 $0.0685
Leigh, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0770 $0.0000 $0.0770
Lexington, City of Municipal2 $0.0682 $0.0428 $0.0655 $0.0000 $0.0527
Lincoln Electric System Municipal2 $0.0597 $0.0507 $0.0742 $0.0000 $0.0634
Lodgepole, City of Municipal2 $0.0883 $0.0000 $0.0999 $0.0000 $0.0949
Loup River Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0614 $0.0380 $0.0607 $0.0000 $0.0471
Loup Valleys Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0575 $0.0932 $0.0716 $0.0000 $0.0707
Lyman, Village of Municipal2 $0.1204 $0.0969 $0.0812 $0.0000 $0.0937
Lyons, City of Municipal2 $0.0825 $0.0000 $0.0826 $0.0000 $0.0826
Madison, City of Municipal2 $0.0563 $0.0426 $0.0554 $0.0000 $0.0468
McCook Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0687 $0.0431 $0.0917 $0.0000 $0.0545
Midwest Electric Member Corp. Cooperative4 $0.0770 $0.1122 $0.0977 $0.0000 $0.1018
Minden, City of Municipal2 $0.0843 $0.0000 $0.0893 $0.0000 $0.0870
Mitchell, City of Municipal2 $0.0740 $0.0806 $0.0793 $0.0000 $0.0771
Morrill, Village of Municipal2 $0.0782 $0.0782 $0.0707 $0.0000 $0.0747
Mullen, Village of Municipal2 $0.0783 $0.0000 $0.0792 $0.0000 $0.0789
Nebraska City, City of Municipal2 $0.0758 $0.0634 $0.0810 $0.0000 $0.0725
Nebraska Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0673 $0.0395 $0.0910 $0.0000 $0.0621
Neligh, City of Municipal2 $0.0650 $0.0000 $0.0767 $0.0000 $0.0708
Nelson, City of Municipal2 $0.0530 $0.0000 $0.0943 $0.0000 $0.0755
Niobrara Electric Association, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.1512 $0.0776 $0.1228 $0.0000 $0.1125
Niobrara Valley El Member Corp. Cooperative4 $0.0000 $0.0754 $0.0805 $0.0000 $0.0777
Norris Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0810 $0.0496 $0.0696 $0.0000 $0.0611
North Central Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0801 $0.0000 $0.0775 $0.0000 $0.0788
North Platte, City of Municipal2 $0.0578 $0.0000 $0.0729 $0.0000 $0.0635
Northeast Nebraska Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0536 $0.0896 $0.0743 $0.0000 $0.0666
Northwest Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1450 $0.0983 $0.1216 $0.0000 $0.1096
Omaha Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0607 $0.0364 $0.0751 $0.0000 $0.0593
Ord, City of Municipal2 $0.0593 $0.0000 $0.0508 $0.0000 $0.0548
Oxford, Village of Municipal2 $0.0846 $0.0000 $0.0873 $0.0000 $0.0860
Panama, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0768 $0.0000 $0.0768
Panhandle Rural Electric Membership Association Cooperative4 $0.1096 $0.0000 $0.1029 $0.0000 $0.1076
Pender, City of Municipal2 $0.0680 $0.0000 $0.0754 $0.0000 $0.0711
Perennial Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0783 $0.0620 $0.0735 $0.0000 $0.0680
Pierce, City of Municipal2 $0.0700 $0.0589 $0.0706 $0.0000 $0.0702
Plainview, City of Municipal2 $0.0790 $0.1022 $0.0922 $0.0000 $0.0864
Polk, Village of Municipal2 $0.0781 $0.1008 $0.0972 $0.0000 $0.0962
Polk County Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0735 $0.0775 $0.0857 $0.0000 $0.0801
Prague, Village of Municipal2 $0.0750 $0.0000 $0.0722 $0.0000 $0.0727
Randolph, City of Municipal2 $0.0723 $0.1250 $0.0825 $0.0000 $0.0781
Red Cloud, City of Municipal2 $0.0671 $0.0638 $0.0920 $0.0000 $0.0794
Reynolds, Village of Municipal2 $0.0664 $0.0000 $0.0757 $0.0000 $0.0722
Roosevelt Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0896 $0.0893 $0.0878 $0.0000 $0.0886
St. Paul, City of Municipal2 $0.0904 $0.0647 $0.0811 $0.0000 $0.0783
Sargent, City of Municipal2 $0.0751 $0.0831 $0.0818 $0.0000 $0.0796
Schuyler, City of Municipal2 $0.0674 $0.0444 $0.0647 $0.0000 $0.0505
Scribner, City of Municipal2 $0.0743 $0.0000 $0.0820 $0.0000 $0.0777
Seward, City of Municipal2 $0.0754 $0.0618 $0.0836 $0.0000 $0.0739
Seward County Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0969 $0.0707 $0.0746 $0.0000 $0.0813
Shickley, Village of Municipal2 $0.0674 $0.0000 $0.0770 $0.0000 $0.0729
Sidney, City of Municipal2 $0.0879 $0.0455 $0.0893 $0.0000 $0.0704
Snyder, City of Municipal2 $0.0687 $0.0659 $0.0672 $0.0000 $0.0669
South Central Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0907 $0.0499 $0.0702 $0.0000 $0.0732
South Sioux City, City of Municipal2 $0.0638 $0.0000 $0.0949 $0.0000 $0.0723
Southern Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0890 $0.0567 $0.0687 $0.0000 $0.0611
Southwest Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0864 $0.0431 $0.0692 $0.0000 $0.0733
Spalding, Village of Municipal2 $0.0711 $0.0000 $0.0580 $0.0000 $0.0632
Spencer, City of Municipal2 $0.0592 $0.0000 $0.0636 $0.0000 $0.0620
Stanton County Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0955 $0.0608 $0.0836 $0.0000 $0.0842
Stratton, City of Municipal2 $0.0684 $0.0000 $0.0936 $0.0000 $0.0820
Stromsburg, City of Municipal2 $0.1055 $0.0587 $0.0725 $0.0000 $0.0747
Stuart, City of Municipal2 $0.0813 $0.0000 $0.1032 $0.0000 $0.0921
Superior, City of Municipal2 $0.0873 $0.0824 $0.0886 $0.0000 $0.0870
Sutton, City of Municipal2 $0.0768 $0.0000 $0.0862 $0.0000 $0.0812
Syracuse, City of Municipal2 $0.0828 $0.0682 $0.0819 $0.0000 $0.0776
Talmage, Village of Municipal2 $0.0389 $0.0000 $0.0698 $0.0000 $0.0636
Tecumseh, City of Municipal2 $0.0694 $0.0581 $0.0762 $0.0000 $0.0687
Trenton, City of Municipal2 $0.0663 $0.0000 $0.0941 $0.0000 $0.0798
Twin Valleys Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0774 $0.1285 $0.0868 $0.0000 $0.0905
Valentine, City of Municipal2 $0.0643 $0.0000 $0.0592 $0.0000 $0.0617
Wahoo, City of Municipal2 $0.0592 $0.0447 $0.0592 $0.0000 $0.0522
Wakefield, City of Municipal2 $0.0697 $0.0450 $0.0777 $0.0000 $0.0514
Walthill, Village of Municipal2 $0.0804 $0.0000 $0.0745 $0.0000 $0.0769
Wauneta, Village of Municipal2 $0.0970 $0.0528 $0.0716 $0.0000 $0.0795
Wayne, City of Municipal2 $0.0468 $0.0000 $0.0792 $0.0000 $0.0566
West Point, City of Municipal2 $0.0568 $0.0510 $0.0584 $0.0000 $0.0537
Western Area Power Administration Federal6 $0.0185 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0185
Wheat Belt Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0886 $0.0916 $0.1025 $0.0000 $0.0934
Wilber, City of Municipal2 $0.0611 $0.1203 $0.0628 $0.0000 $0.0625
Wilcox, Village of Municipal2 $0.0819 $0.0000 $0.0716 $0.0000 $0.0738
Winside, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0696 $0.0000 $0.0696
Wisner, City of Municipal2 $0.0604 $0.0905 $0.0624 $0.0000 $0.0631
Wood River, City of Municipal2 $0.0483 $0.0000 $0.0774 $0.0000 $0.0617
Wymore, City of Municipal2 $0.0534 $0.0000 $0.0743 $0.0000 $0.0663
Wyrulec Company Cooperative4 $0.0855 $0.0000 $0.1277 $0.0000 $0.0897
Y-W Electric Association, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.0000 $0.1016 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1016

Sources: EIA-861 Database.  Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC.  Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Notes: NA = Not Available. Organizations, groups, companies, or individuals in our links pages are for information only and are not an endorsement by the State of Nebraska or the Nebraska Energy Office and its management or staff.

1 Beginning with the 2003 data, the Transportation Sector replaces the Other Sector for the sales of power to electrified rail and urban transit systems whose primary propulsive energy source is electricity.

2 Municipals could be described as cities, towns, and villages, which purchase or generate electric power primarily for distribution and resale to the citizens within their municipal borders.  They are generally regulated by elected city councils.

3 A political subdivision is similar to counties, utility districts, or irrigation districts.

4 A cooperative electric utility is an electric utility legally established to be owned by and operated for the benefit of those using its service.  The utility company will generate, transmit, and/or distribute supplies of electric energy to a specified area not being serviced by another utility.  Such ventures are generally exempt from federal income tax laws.  Most electric cooperatives have been initially financed by the Rural Utilities Service (prior Rural Electrification Administration), U.S. Department of Agriculture.

5 State ownership refers to statewide organizations whose scope is larger than county level.

6 Federal utilities are federal government agencies whose primary function is the production and sale of electricity, either wholesale or retail.  They include utilities under the supervision of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior.

This table was updated on April 15, 2009.

Typically, there is one year between updates.