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Electricity Providers and Their Rates
Nebraska

2009

In 2009, Nebraskans paid an average of eight cents per kilowatthour for electricity.  The industrial, commercial, and residential sectors each paid an average rate of eight, nine, and nine 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 160 companies whose average 2009 rates ranged from the Western Area Power Administration's 2.61 cents to the Y-W Electric Association, Inc.'s 13.31 cents per kilowatthour.  Residential rates ranged from the Village of Hildreth's 3.77 cents to the Northwest Rural Public Power District's 13.91 cents per kilowatthour.  Commercial rates ranged from the Western Area Power Administration's 2.61 cents to the Northwest Rural Public Power District's 16.67 cents per kilowatthour.  Industrial rates ranged from the City of Holdrege's 3.90 cents to the Village of Hemingford's 18.78 cents per kilowatthour.

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Nebraska's Electricity Rates by Company and by Sector
2009

(Price per Kilowatthour)

Company Ownership Sectors
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation1 Average
State of Nebraska $0.0852 $0.0784 $0.0867 $0.0000 $0.0835
Alliance, City of Municipal2 $0.0742 $0.0596 $0.0745 $0.0000 $0.0705
Ansley, City of Municipal2 $0.0868 $0.0000 $0.0833 $0.0000 $0.0847
Arapahoe, City of Municipal2 $0.1035 $0.0000 $0.1114 $0.0000 $0.1073
Arnold, Village of Municipal2 $0.0831 $0.0000 $0.0762 $0.0000 $0.0791
Auburn Board of Public Works Municipal2 $0.0732 $0.0680 $0.0689 $0.0000 $0.0705
Bartley, Village of Municipal2 $0.0765 $0.0000 $0.0925 $0.0000 $0.0856
Battle Creek, City of Municipal2 $0.0702 $0.0623 $0.0854 $0.0000 $0.0782
Bayard, City of Municipal2 $0.1140 $0.1329 $0.1108 $0.0000 $0.1134
Beatrice, City of Municipal2 $0.0798 $0.0693 $0.0765 $0.0000 $0.0735
Beaver City, City of Municipal2 $0.0705 $0.0000 $0.0650 $0.0000 $0.0659
Benkelman, City of Municipal2 $0.0942 $0.0000 $0.0840 $0.0000 $0.0894
Blue Hill, City of Municipal2 $0.0847 $0.0723 $0.0702 $0.0000 $0.0747
Bradshaw, Village of Municipal2 $0.0916 $0.1475 $0.0776 $0.0000 $0.0957
Brainard, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0759 $0.0000 $0.0759
Bridgeport Utilities, City of Municipal2 $0.0724 $0.0654 $0.0750 $0.0000 $0.0736
Broken Bow, City of Municipal2 $0.0650 $0.0493 $0.0612 $0.0000 $0.0570
Burt County Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1521 $0.1149 $0.0993 $0.0000 $0.1036
Burwell, City of Municipal2 $0.0825 $0.0567 $0.0781 $0.0000 $0.0778
Butler County Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0946 $0.1823 $0.0907 $0.0000 $0.1013
Callaway, Village of Municipal2 $0.0750 $0.0000 $0.0818 $0.0000 $0.0792
Cambridge, City of Municipal2 $0.0950 $0.0750 $0.1011 $0.0000 $0.0892
Campbell, Village of Municipal2 $0.0949 $0.0556 $0.1169 $0.0000 $0.1076
Cedar-Knox Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0706 $0.1079 $0.0727 $0.0000 $0.0774
Central City, City of Municipal2 $0.0880 $0.0748 $0.0797 $0.0000 $0.0809
Chappell, City of Municipal2 $0.0738 $0.0000 $0.0646 $0.0000 $0.0694
Cherry-Todd Electric Coop, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.0752 $0.0000 $0.0779 $0.0000 $0.0761
Chester, Village of Municipal2 $0.1128 $0.0000 $0.0907 $0.0000 $0.0989
Chimney Rock Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1164 $0.1289 $0.1269 $0.0000 $0.1257
Cornhusker Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0656 $0.0710 $0.0841 $0.0000 $0.0751
Cozad Board of Public Works Municipal2 $0.0710 $0.0521 $0.0766 $0.0000 $0.0657
Crete, City of Municipal2 $0.0625 $0.0473 $0.0599 $0.0000 $0.0533
Cuming County Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0727 $0.0928 $0.0790 $0.0000 $0.0784
Curtis, City of Municipal2 $0.0883 $0.0781 $0.0797 $0.0000 $0.0813
Custer Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1088 $0.0000 $0.0921 $0.0000 $0.1015
Davenport, Village of Municipal2 $0.0759 $0.0000 $0.0872 $0.0000 $0.0829
David City, City of Municipal2 $0.0805 $0.0741 $0.0764 $0.0000 $0.0759
Dawson County Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0757 $0.0904 $0.0802 $0.0000 $0.0836
Decatur, Village of Municipal2 $0.0890 $0.0000 $0.1363 $0.0000 $0.1160
Deshler, City of Municipal2 $0.0975 $0.0000 $0.1095 $0.0000 $0.1042
De Witt, Village of Municipal2 $0.0882 $0.1554 $0.0759 $0.0000 $0.0982
Dorchester, Village of Municipal2 $0.0645 $0.0000 $0.0650 $0.0000 $0.0648
Edgar, City of Municipal2 $0.0795 $0.0479 $0.0778 $0.0000 $0.0744
Elk Creek, Village of Municipal2 $0.0672 $0.0000 $0.0668 $0.0000 $0.0670
Elkhorn Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0792 $0.0486 $0.0909 $0.0000 $0.0830
Emerson, City of Municipal2 $0.0866 $0.0000 $0.1036 $0.0000 $0.0961
Endicott, Village of Municipal2 $0.0989 $0.0000 $0.0946 $0.0000 $0.0951
Fairbury, City of Municipal2 $0.0806 $0.0601 $0.0787 $0.0000 $0.0714
Fairmont, Village of Municipal2 $0.0861 $0.0000 $0.0939 $0.0000 $0.0904
Falls City, City of Municipal2 $0.0637 $0.1205 $0.0742 $0.0000 $0.0720
Franklin, City of Municipal2 $0.0869 $0.0558 $0.0879 $0.0000 $0.0872
Fremont, City of Municipal2 $0.0662 $0.0502 $0.0650 $0.0000 $0.0569
Friend, City of Municipal2 $0.0825 $0.0000 $0.0930 $0.0000 $0.0880
Gering, City of Municipal2 $0.1050 $0.0923 $0.1096 $0.0000 $0.1041
Giltner, City of Municipal2 $0.1189 $0.1308 $0.0766 $0.0000 $0.0925
Gothenburg, City of Municipal2 $0.0697 $0.0590 $0.0654 $0.0000 $0.0638
Grand Island, City of Municipal2 $0.0801 $0.0602 $0.0816 $0.0000 $0.0714
Grant, City of Municipal2 $0.0768 $0.0733 $0.0747 $0.0000 $0.0752
Greenwood, Village of Municipal2 $0.0834 $0.0000 $0.0796 $0.0000 $0.0806
Hampton, Village of Municipal2 $0.0817 $0.0000 $0.0897 $0.0000 $0.0860
Hastings, City of Municipal2 $0.0727 $0.0522 $0.0811 $0.0000 $0.0641
Hebron, City of Municipal2 $0.0665 $0.0000 $0.0752 $0.0000 $0.0700
Hemingford, Village of Municipal2 $0.0924 $0.1878 $0.1024 $0.0000 $0.1046
Hickman, City of Municipal2 $0.1024 $0.0498 $0.0866 $0.0000 $0.0851
High West Energy, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.1023 $0.0930 $0.1059 $0.0000 $0.0965
Highline Electric Association Cooperative4 $0.0986 $0.1270 $0.1061 $0.0000 $0.1202
Hildreth, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0377 $0.0000 $0.0377
Holbrook, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1123 $0.0000 $0.1123
Holdrege, City of Municipal2 $0.0711 $0.0390 $0.0728 $0.0000 $0.0560
Howard Greeley Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0879 $0.1233 $0.0817 $0.0000 $0.0907
Hubbell, City of Municipal2 $0.1000 $0.0590 $0.1003 $0.0000 $0.0818
Imperial, City of Municipal2 $0.0725 $0.0463 $0.0796 $0.0000 $0.0747
Indianola, City of Municipal2 $0.0886 $0.0000 $0.1068 $0.0000 $0.0992
KBR Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0991 $0.1309 $0.1028 $0.0000 $0.1102
Kimball, City of Municipal2 $0.0855 $0.0975 $0.0821 $0.0000 $0.0852
LaCreek Electric Association, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.0750 $0.0798 $0.0831 $0.0000 $0.0804
Laurel, City of Municipal2 $0.0728 $0.0000 $0.0744 $0.0000 $0.0737
Leigh, Village of Municipal2 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0777 $0.0000 $0.0777
Lexington, City of Municipal2 $0.0792 $0.0499 $0.0777 $0.0000 $0.0619
Lincoln Electric System Municipal2 $0.0658 $0.0571 $0.0810 $0.0000 $0.0700
Lodgepole, City of Municipal2 $0.1018 $0.0000 $0.0960 $0.0000 $0.0980
Loup River Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0693 $0.0448 $0.0676 $0.0000 $0.0540
Loup Valleys Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0733 $0.1069 $0.0787 $0.0000 $0.0834
Lyman, Village of Municipal2 $0.1658 $0.1374 $0.1068 $0.0000 $0.1288
Lyons, City of Municipal2 $0.0852 $0.0000 $0.0901 $0.0000 $0.0878
Madison, City of Municipal2 $0.0553 $0.0429 $0.0531 $0.0000 $0.0465
McCook Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0793 $0.0517 $0.1034 $0.0000 $0.0639
Midwest Electric Member Corp. Cooperative4 $0.0893 $0.1282 $0.1135 $0.0000 $0.1171
Minden, City of Municipal2 $0.0961 $0.0000 $0.1028 $0.0000 $0.0997
Mitchell, City of Municipal2 $0.0882 $0.0000 $0.0875 $0.0000 $0.0877
Morrill, Village of Municipal2 $0.0791 $0.1101 $0.0896 $0.0000 $0.0936
Mullen, Village of Municipal2 $0.0722 $0.0000 $0.0826 $0.0000 $0.0790
Nebraska City, City of Municipal2 $0.0880 $0.0678 $0.0847 $0.0000 $0.0779
Nebraska Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0736 $0.0523 $0.0933 $0.0000 $0.0716
Neligh, City of Municipal2 $0.0752 $0.0000 $0.0850 $0.0000 $0.0801
Nelson, City of Municipal2 $0.0695 $0.0000 $0.0823 $0.0000 $0.0769
Niobrara Electric Association, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.1615 $0.1167 $0.1377 $0.0000 $0.1381
Niobrara Valley El Member Corp. Cooperative4 $0.0000 $0.0903 $0.0905 $0.0000 $0.0904
Norris Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0879 $0.0568 $0.0768 $0.0000 $0.0676
North Central Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0938 $0.0000 $0.0897 $0.0000 $0.0919
North Platte, City of Municipal2 $0.0644 $0.0000 $0.0766 $0.0000 $0.0691
Northeast Nebraska Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0549 $0.0942 $0.0819 $0.0000 $0.0700
Northwest Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1667 $0.1175 $0.1391 $0.0000 $0.1290
Omaha Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0729 $0.0462 $0.0877 $0.0000 $0.0696
Ord, City of Municipal2 $0.0680 $0.0000 $0.0650 $0.0000 $0.0665
Oxford, Village of Municipal2 $0.0867 $0.0000 $0.0889 $0.0000 $0.0877
Panhandle Rural Electric Membership Association Cooperative4 $0.1447 $0.0000 $0.1139 $0.0000 $0.1330
Pender, City of Municipal2 $0.0696 $0.0000 $0.0787 $0.0000 $0.0735
Perennial Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0832 $0.0654 $0.0799 $0.0000 $0.0712
Pierce, City of Municipal2 $0.0784 $0.0478 $0.0761 $0.0000 $0.0755
Plainview, City of Municipal2 $0.0872 $0.0862 $0.0920 $0.0000 $0.0898
Polk, Village of Municipal2 $0.0897 $0.1010 $0.1031 $0.0000 $0.0999
Polk County Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0868 $0.1129 $0.0952 $0.0000 $0.0978
Prague, Village of Municipal2 $0.0843 $0.0000 $0.0842 $0.0000 $0.0843
Randolph, City of Municipal2 $0.0796 $0.1169 $0.0912 $0.0000 $0.0855
Red Cloud, City of Municipal2 $0.0726 $0.0588 $0.1047 $0.0000 $0.0882
Reynolds, Village of Municipal2 $0.0719 $0.0000 $0.0872 $0.0000 $0.0785
Roosevelt Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1082 $0.1065 $0.1012 $0.0000 $0.1037
St. Paul, City of Municipal2 $0.0999 $0.0710 $0.0846 $0.0000 $0.0834
Sargent, City of Municipal2 $0.0759 $0.0994 $0.0814 $0.0000 $0.0818
Schuyler, City of Municipal2 $0.0814 $0.0569 $0.0741 $0.0000 $0.0627
Scribner, City of Municipal2 $0.0874 $0.0000 $0.0938 $0.0000 $0.0901
Seward, City of Municipal2 $0.0810 $0.0669 $0.0892 $0.0000 $0.0798
Seward County Rural Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1078 $0.0730 $0.0839 $0.0000 $0.0916
Shickley, Village of Municipal2 $0.0736 $0.0000 $0.0832 $0.0000 $0.0790
Sidney, City of Municipal2 $0.1223 $0.0477 $0.0937 $0.0000 $0.0830
Snyder, City of Municipal2 $0.0794 $0.0770 $0.0710 $0.0000 $0.0756
South Central Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0944 $0.0574 $0.0775 $0.0000 $0.0808
South Sioux City, City of Municipal2 $0.0672 $0.0000 $0.0947 $0.0000 $0.0749
Southern Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1047 $0.0682 $0.0806 $0.0000 $0.0725
Southwest Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1031 $0.0505 $0.0789 $0.0000 $0.0869
Spalding, Village of Municipal2 $0.0831 $0.0000 $0.0699 $0.0000 $0.0753
Spencer, City of Municipal2 $0.0643 $0.0000 $0.0657 $0.0000 $0.0651
Stanton County Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1102 $0.0808 $0.0965 $0.0000 $0.0997
Stratton, City of Municipal2 $0.0700 $0.0000 $0.1042 $0.0000 $0.0876
Stromsburg, City of Municipal2 $0.0949 $0.0671 $0.0786 $0.0000 $0.0793
Stuart, City of Municipal2 $0.0937 $0.0000 $0.1080 $0.0000 $0.1021
Superior, City of Municipal2 $0.0968 $0.0915 $0.0968 $0.0000 $0.0958
Sutton, City of Municipal2 $0.0858 $0.0000 $0.1011 $0.0000 $0.0926
Syracuse, City of Municipal2 $0.0935 $0.0813 $0.0963 $0.0000 $0.0912
Talmage, Village of Municipal2 $0.1094 $0.0000 $0.0887 $0.0000 $0.0921
Tecumseh, City of Municipal2 $0.0879 $0.0674 $0.1014 $0.0000 $0.0866
Trenton, City of Municipal2 $0.0762 $0.0000 $0.1041 $0.0000 $0.0900
Twin Valleys Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.0854 $0.1460 $0.0947 $0.0000 $0.1016
Valentine, City of Municipal2 $0.0703 $0.0000 $0.0635 $0.0000 $0.0668
Wahoo, City of Municipal2 $0.0552 $0.0487 $0.0638 $0.0000 $0.0577
Wakefield, City of Municipal2 $0.0968 $0.0548 $0.0886 $0.0000 $0.0617
Walthill, Village of Municipal2 $0.0916 $0.0000 $0.0854 $0.0000 $0.0880
Wauneta, Village of Municipal2 $0.0956 $0.1067 $0.0803 $0.0000 $0.0865
Wayne, City of Municipal2 $0.0526 $0.0000 $0.0849 $0.0000 $0.0624
West Point, City of Municipal2 $0.0743 $0.0589 $0.0696 $0.0000 $0.0637
Western Area Power Administration Federal6 $0.0261 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0261
Wheat Belt Public Power District Political Subdivision3 $0.1003 $0.0982 $0.1116 $0.0000 $0.1018
Wilber, City of Municipal2 $0.0668 $0.1102 $0.0677 $0.0000 $0.0682
Wilcox, Village of Municipal2 $0.0988 $0.0000 $0.0684 $0.0000 $0.0738
Winside, Village of Municipal2 $0.0720 $0.0000 $0.0851 $0.0000 $0.0799
Wisner, City of Municipal2 $0.0745 $0.2040 $0.0771 $0.0000 $0.0800
Wood River, City of Municipal2 $0.0595 $0.0000 $0.0824 $0.0000 $0.0708
Wymore, City of Municipal2 $0.0602 $0.0000 $0.0846 $0.0000 $0.0753
Wyrulec Company Cooperative4 $0.0886 $0.0000 $0.1407 $0.0000 $0.0940
Y-W Electric Association, Inc. Cooperative4 $0.0000 $0.1331 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1331

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 December 23, 2010.

Typically, there is one year between updates.