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Coal Expenditures
in Nebraska by Sector

In 2011, coal expenditures in Nebraska were $437.9 million, which was an increase of 19.6 percent from 2010 expenditures. This expenditure level is a new record. New records had also been set each year from 2005 to 2010. Before 2005, the record had been held by the year 1984 when expenditures were $163.3 million. In 2011, the electric power sector spent $402.7 million (92.0 percent of the total), and the industrial sector spent $35.2 million (8.0 percent of the total). If coal was consumed in the commercial, residential, and transportation sectors in 2011, the expenditures rounded to zero.

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

chart showing Coal Expenditures in Nebraska by Sector for 1970 through 2011.

Coal Expenditures by Sector, Nebraska, 1990 – 2011

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year Sectors Annual
Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
Year Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation Electric
Power
Annual
Average
End–Use Sectors
Sectors
2011 $0.0 $35.2 $0.0 $0.0 $402.7 $437.9
2010 $0.0 $23.8 $0.0 $0.0 $342.5 $366.3
2009 $0.0 $16.5 $0.0 $0.0 $321.4 $338.0
2008 $0.0 $17.6 $0.0 $0.0 $204.9 $222.6
2007 $0.2 $17.0 $0.0 $0.0 $183.3 $200.5
2006 $0.2 $15.4 $0.0 $0.0 $175.8 $191.5
2005 $0.1 $10.0 $0.0 $0.0 $156.6 $166.7
2004 $0.1 $9.0 $0.0 $0.0 $142.4 $151.5
2003 $0.1 $8.8 $0.0 $0.0 $131.3 $140.3
2002 $0.1 $9.1 $0.0 $0.0 $121.9 $131.2
2001 $0.1 $11.6 $0.0 $0.0 $122.4 $134.2
2000 $0.0 $11.6 $0.0 $0.0 $111.1 $122.8
1999 $0.0 11.2 $0.0 $0.0 $105.8 $117.0
1998 $0.0 $10.4 $0.0 $0.0 $115.8 $126.2
1997 $2.6 $8.1 $0.5 $0.0 $108.6 $119.8
1996 $0.0 $7.8 $0.0 $0.0 $124.7 $132.6
1995 $0.2 $9.4 $0.1 $0.0 $129.2 $138.8
1994 $0.2 $11.5 $0.1 $0.0 $116.6 $128.4
1993 $0.1 $9.8 $0.0 $0.0 $120.2 $130.2
1992 $0.2 $9.4 $0.1 $0.0 $100.6 $110.2
1991 $0.3 $8.8 $0.1 $0.0 $108.5 $117.7
1990 $0.1 $6.6 $0.0 $0.0 $103.4 $110.1

Coal Expenditures by Sector, Nebraska, 1970 – 1999

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year Sectors Annual
Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
Year Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation Electric
Power
Annual
Average
End–Use Sectors
Sectors
1989 $0.1 $7.9 $0.1 $0.0 $103.9 $111.9
1988 $1.0 $7.9 $0.5 $0.0 $112.3 $121.6
1987 $0.1 $9.4 $0.0 $0.0 $104.5 $114.1
1986 $0.1 $10.4 $0.0 $0.0 $107.7 $118.3
1985 $0.5 $12.2 $0.2 $0.0 $122.9 $135.8
1984 $2.7 $9.2 $1.5 $0.0 $149.9 $163.3
1983 $1.6 $7.1 $0.8 $0.0 $121.0 $130.5
1982 $0.8 $11.0 $0.4 $0.0 $105.3 $117.4
1981 $0.5 $13.8 $0.2 $0.0 $104.4 $118.9
1980 $0.5 $8.7 $0.3 $0.0 $109.8 $119.3
1979 $1.5 $17.4 $0.8 $0.0 $74.1 $93.8
1978 $0.5 $15.8 $0.3 $0.0 $54.1 $70.7
1977 $0.2 $12.3 $0.2 $0.0 $51.0 $63.7
1976 $0.1 $12.0 $0.1 $0.0 $39.1 $51.4
1975 $0.1 $4.8 $0.1 $0.0 $23.4 $28.4
1974 $0.1 $3.6 $0.1 $0.0 $15.7 $19.6
1973 $0.1 $1.5 $0.2 $0.0 $14.2 $16.0
1972 $0.1 $1.0 $0.4 $0.0 $12.2 $13.6
1971 $0.1 $1.6 $0.3 $0.0 $8.8 $10.9
1970 $0.1 $0.8 $0.4 $0.0 $8.5 $9.8

Sources: State Energy Price and Expenditure 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.