CONSUMPTION OF ENERGY RESOURCES BY TYPE
Nebraska - 1960 to 2008      
          Hydro-
  Coal Natural Gas Petroleum Nuclear electric
  Thousands Billions of Thousands Millions Millions
Year of Tons Cubic Feet of Barrels of kWh 1 of kWh 1
1960 889 136 25,729 0 959
1965 896 166 26,875 -5 1,116
1966 860 197 28,917 0 1,162
1967 789 189 30,397 0 1,163
1968 729 203 33,900 0 1,254
1969 1,146 210 35,074 0 1,238
1970 1,283 222 36,656 0 1,371
1971 1,174 224 37,267 0 1,359
1972 1,488 225 40,320 0 1,372
1973 1,685 230 40,714 599 1,371
1974 1,561 223 39,837 3,996 1,294
1975 1,595 219 39,740 5,916 1,213
1976 2,626 199 43,798 5,824 1,276
1977 2,846 189 43,879 7,452 1,221
1978 2,967 163 46,268 7,725 1,187
1979 4,058 170 42,272 8,658 1,246
1980 4,990 163 36,093 5,783 1,336
1981 5,459 138 33,589 5,988 1,197
1982 5,399 138 35,308 8,753 1,212
1983 5,928 129 37,150 6,082 1,346
1984 6,939 134 34,729 5,780 1,345
1985 6,653 126 35,203 4,134 1,441
1986 6,288 105 35,725 7,658 1,678
1987 6,744 109 37,149 8,589 1,567
1988 8,057 122 40,121 6,828 1,350
1989 7,587 120 38,263 8,077 1,158
1990 8,266 111 38,196 7,511 1,140
1991 8,859 116 37,211 8,048 1,045
1992 8,212 107 3,797 8,748 1,075
1993 9,666 126 37,586 6,805 1,002
1994 9,300 127 38,734 6,345 1,312
1995 10,396 136 39,475 7,485 1,426
1996 10,379 133 43,386 9,457 1,602
1997 11,210 132 42,966 9,269 1,673
1998 11,889 131 45,365 8,259 1,702
1999 11,625 121 45,930 10,091 1,736
2000 11,910 127 42,038 8,629 1,505
2001 13,130 122 41,046 8,726 1,124
2002 12,605 120 42,903 10,122 1,097
2003 13,115 119 43,344 7,997 980
2004 13,023 115 44,485 10,241 913
2005 13,283 119 43,209 8,802 871
2006 13,300 122 43,300 9,000 900
2007 12,700 144 43,700 11,000 300
2008 13,775 168 42,200 NA NA
Note: kWh = kilowatt hours.
NA = not available.
1 These hydroelectric and nuclear numbers are kWh generated rather than kWh consumed;
thus, as "consumption" data these may be slightly overstated, since Nebraska is generally
a net exporter of electricity.
Sources:  Nebraska Energy Office, Nebraska Energy Statistics, 1992-1994 Update, 1996;
and Energy Information Administration, State Energy Data Report 2008, 2010
Last Updated: 17-May-10
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov