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Nebraska's Electricity Expenditures in the
Agricultural Sector

Expenditures on electricity increased to $294.4 million in 2014, which was a 5.2–percent increase from 2013 expenditures of $279.9 million. A record high was set in 2012 at $310.2 million. The annual expenditures for electricity in the agricultural sector in Nebraska are listed and graphed below. The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.

line chart showing Nebraska's Electricity Expenditures in the Agricultural Sector from 1949 through 2013.

Nebraska's
Electricity Expenditures in the
Agricultural Sector
1949 – 2014

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year . . . . . . Expense Year . . . . . . Expense Year . . . . . . Expense
2010 . . . . . . $190.8 2020 . . . . . . NA 2030 . . . . . . NA
2011 . . . . . . $232.0 2021 . . . . . . NA 2031 . . . . . . NA
2012 . . . . . . $310.2 2022 . . . . . . NA 2032 . . . . . . NA
2013 . . . . . . $279.9 2023 . . . . . . NA 2033 . . . . . . NA
2014 . . . . . . $294.4 2024 . . . . . . NA 2034 . . . . . . NA
2015 . . . . . . NA 2025 . . . . . . NA 2035 . . . . . . NA
2016 . . . . . . NA 2026 . . . . . . NA 2036 . . . . . . NA
2017 . . . . . . NA 2027 . . . . . . NA 2037 . . . . . . NA
2018 . . . . . . NA 2028 . . . . . . NA 2038 . . . . . . NA
2019 . . . . . . NA 2029 . . . . . . NA 2039 . . . . . . NA
Year . . . . . . Expense Year . . . . . . Expense Year . . . . . . Expense
1980 . . . . . . $66.8 1990 . . . . . . $104.1 2000 . . . . . . $112.9
1981 . . . . . . $75.1 1991 . . . . . . $104.1 2001 . . . . . . $140.7
1982 . . . . . . $86.1 1992 . . . . . . $102.0 2002 . . . . . . $164.1
1983 . . . . . . $83.2 1993 . . . . . . $101.7 2003 . . . . . . $148.9
1984 . . . . . . $86.0 1994 . . . . . . $113.4 2004 . . . . . . $134.6
1985 . . . . . . $78.0 1995 . . . . . . $100.7 2005 . . . . . . $136.7
1986 . . . . . . $74.2 1996 . . . . . . $112.0 2006 . . . . . . $159.1
1987 . . . . . . $88.6 1997 . . . . . . $117.2 2007 . . . . . . $160.9
1988 . . . . . . $96.1 1998 . . . . . . $120.8 2008 . . . . . . $194.3
1989 . . . . . . $106.7 1999 . . . . . . $104.2 2009 . . . . . . $165.6
Year . . . . . . Expense Year . . . . . . Expense Year . . . . . . Expense
1950 . . . . . . $1.4 1960 . . . . . . $3.4 1970 . . . . . . $6.4
1951 . . . . . . $1.8 1961 . . . . . . $3.6 1971 . . . . . . $6.6
1952 . . . . . . $1.9 1962 . . . . . . $3.8 1972 . . . . . . $7.0
1953 . . . . . . $2.3 1963 . . . . . . $4.0 1973 . . . . . . $7.6
1954 . . . . . . $2.3 1964 . . . . . . $4.4 1974 . . . . . . $10.0
1955 . . . . . . $2.3 1965 . . . . . . $4.5 1975 . . . . . . $16.1
1956 . . . . . . $2.4 1966 . . . . . . $4.9 1976 . . . . . . $28.9
1957 . . . . . . $2.5 1967 . . . . . . $5.0 1977 . . . . . . $43.0
1958 . . . . . . $2.7 1968 . . . . . . $5.7 1978 . . . . . . $63.0
1959 . . . . . . $3.1 1969 . . . . . . $6.4 1979 . . . . . . $64.4
Year . . . . . . Expense
1949 . . . . . . $1.6

Sources: United States Department of Agriculture. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Note: The personal use of electricity by farm families is not included in these figures.

The table and graph were updated on February 1, 2016.
Typically, there is one year between updates.