In 2015, the industrial sector consumed nearly half (43 percent) of Nebraska's total energy consumption. The other three end–use sectors comprised relatively equal portions of Nebraska's total energy consumption. Twenty–four (24) percent of the energy consumed in Nebraska was used in the transportation sector. The residential sector consumed 17 percent, and the commercial sector consumed 16 percent.
Between 2014 and 2015, the sector to see an increase in consumption was the industrial sector. The industrial sector's energy use increased 1.3 percent in 2015 from 2014. The residential sector's energy use decreased 9.2 percent, the commercial sector's energy use decreased 3.2 percent, and the transportation sector's energy use decreased 0.5 percent in 2015 from 2014.