Nebraska spent $9,214.6 million (or $9.2 billion) in 2018 on energy, $8,244.6 million (or $8.2 billion) in 2017, and $7,548.0 million (or $7.5 billion) in 2016. In 2018, expenditures on energy increased 11.8 percent from 2017. In 2017, expenditures on energy increased 9.2 percent from 2016. Expenditures are shown in the tables below for each sector and each fuel.
Renewable energy consists of hydroelectric power, wind, wood and waste, ethanol, geothermal energy, and solar thermal and photovoltaic energy, but there are direct fuel costs for only wood and waste.
The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.
Additional information is available for
- the residential sector,
- the commercial sector,
- the industrial sector,
- the transportation sector, and
- the electric power sector and
- several individual fuels: