Nebraska's total expenditures on energy decreased 21.1 percent to $8,192.2 million (or $8.2 billion) from 2014 to 2015. In 2015, the transportation sector spent $3,835.8 million (or $3.8 billion), the industrial sector spent $1,836.8 million (or $1.8 billion), the residential sector spent $1,447.2 million (or $1.4 billion), and the commercial sector spent $1,072.4 million (or $1.1 billion).
Expenditures in the transportation sector were nearly half (46.8 percent) of Nebraska's total expenditures on energy in 2015. Industrial sector expenditures comprised 22.4 percent, residential sector expenditures comprised 17.7 percent, and the commercial sector expenditures comprised 13.1 percent of Nebraska's total energy expenditures.
The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.