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Nebraska Energy Statistics

Energy Consumption Comparison
by State

In 2020, Nebraska was the 19th lowest in energy consumption in the country. Nebraska consumed 863.7 trillion British thermal units (Btu) of energy, which was less than one percent (0.93%) of the nation's total consumption. Texas had the highest consumption (13,480.8 trillion Btu which was 15 percent of the nation's total), and Vermont had the lowest consumption (125.7 trillion Btu).

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bar chart showing the Energy Consumption by State comparison.

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Total Energy Consumption Ranked by State

2020

(Lowest to Highest Rank)

Rank State Energy Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
1 Vermont 125.7
2 District of Columbia 143.8
3 Rhode Island 175.8
4 Hawaii 232.5
5 Delaware 277.1
6 New Hampshire 295.5
7 Maine 365.1
8 South Dakota 396.6
9 Montana 429.3
10 Wyoming 504.4
11 Idaho 550.1
12 North Dakota 625.9
13 Alaska 640.1
14 Connecticut 667.0
15 New Mexico 699.7
16 Nevada 710.1
17 West Virginia 803.9
18 Utah 829.0
19 Nebraska 863.7
20 Oregon 983.0
21 Arkansas 1,034.7
22 Mississippi 1,037.3
23 Kansas 1,069.5
24 Maryland 1,212.6
25 Massachusetts 1,278.4
26 Colorado 1,451.1
27 Arizona 1,508.2
28 Iowa 1,526.1
29 South Carolina 1,533.3
30 Oklahoma 1,579.2
31 Kentucky 1,595.5
32 Missouri 1,702.1
33 Wisconsin 1,708.1
34 Minnesota 1,731.5
36 Washington 1,779.4
35 Alabama 1,838.7
37 New Jersey 1,893.9
38 Tennessee 2,039.1
39 Virginia 2,273.1
40 North Carolina 2,470.9
41 Indiana 2,564.4
42 Michigan 2,610.6
43 Georgia 2,727.6
44 New York 3,354.2
45 Ohio 3,404.5
46 Pennsylvania 3,413.0
47 Illinois 3,612.9
48 Florida 4,003.1
49 Louisiana 4,200.4
50 California 6,922.8
51 Texas 13,480.8
United States Total 92,862.3

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Sources: State Energy Data Report. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, Lincoln, NE.

This table was updated on September 14, 2022.

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