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Electricity Consumption in Nebraska
by End–Use Sector

Electricity use in Nebraska decreased to 29,676 million kilowatthours in 2011, a slight decrease of 0.6 percent from 29,849 million kilowatthours in 2010. Each of the sectors used relatively one–third of the electricity consumed in Nebraska in 2011. The industrial sector used 35.7 percent, the residential sector used 33.5 percent, and the commercial sector used 30.8 percent.

chart showing Electricity Consumption by End-Use Sector in Nebraska, from 1960 through 2011.

Electricity Consumption
by End–Use Sector
Nebraska, 1990 – 2011

(Million Kilowatthours)

Year End–Use Sectors Total
Commercial Industrial Residential
2011 9,139 10,590 9,947 29,676
2010 9,532 10,210 10,107 29,849
2009 9,314 9,511 9,627 28,452
2008 9,438 9,624 9,749 28,811
2007 9,396 9,104 9,748 28,248
2006 9,006 8,977 9,294 27,276
2005 8,848 8,819 9,309 26,976
2004 8,501 8,618 8,757 25,876
2003 8,583 8,421 8,852 25,857
2002 9,142 7,563 8,956 25,661
2001 8,757 7,328 8,638 24,723
2000 8,727 7,276 8,346 24,349
1999 7,997 6,883 7,929 22,810
1998 8,069 6,916 8,160 23,145
1997 8,014 6,580 7,989 22,582
1996 7,563 6,193 7,741 21,497
1995 7,494 5,802 7,597 20,892
1994 7,149 5,345 7,379 19,873
1993 6,560 4,963 7,226 18,749
1992 6,470 4,752 6,561 17,784
1991 6,777 4,690 7,138 18,605
1990 6,451 4,618 6,800 17,868

Electricity Consumption
by End–Use Sector
Nebraska, 1960 – 1989

(Million Kilowatthours)

Year End–Use Sectors Total
Commercial Industrial Residential
1989 6,473 4,370 6,723 17,567
1988 6,342 4,104 6,813 17,259
1987 5,956 3,851 6,378 16,185
1986 5,798 3,757 6,325 15,880
1985 5,714 3,794 6,195 15,702
1984 5,643 3,725 6,268 15,636
1983 4,886 3,665 6,438 14,989
1982 4,665 3,462 5,845 13,972
1981 4,524 3,881 5,601 14,006
1980 4,068 4,155 5,521 13,744
1979 4,014 4,079 5,263 13,356
1978 3,964 3,784 5,347 13,095
1977 3,957 3,599 4,859 12,414
1976 3,817 3,542 4,722 12,081
1975 3,660 3,200 4,693 11,553
1974 3,833 2,606 4,512 10,951
1973 3,957 2,310 4,436 10,703
1972 3,746 2,102 4,081 9,929
1971 3,770 2,193 4,308 10,272
1970 3,505 2,145 4,107 9,757
1969 3,229 2,005 3,682 8,915
1968 2,549 1,743 3,099 7,391
1967 2,036 1,250 2,816 6,102
1966 1,996 1,252 2,850 6,098
1965 2,025 1,182 2,816 6,022
1964 1,870 1,094 2,607 5,571
1963 1,740 1,039 2,442 5,221
1962 1,589 979 2,221 4,790
1961 1,409 937 2,082 4,427
1960 1,269 889 1,907 4,065

Sources: State Energy Data Report. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Note: Totals may not equal the sum of the components due to independent rounding.

The table and graph were updated on August 15, 2013.
Typically, there are one to two years between updates.