Commercial rates

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Save thousands every year with LES’ low rates.

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LES commercial/industrial rates are some of the lowest around. In fact, your business saves thousands of dollars a year on electricity costs compared to the rest of the country — savings that go straight to your bottom line.

LES’ balanced mix of efficient energy sources, low operating costs and high availability at power plants supplying electricity to Lincoln help to keep energy costs low. These created savings are passed on to our customers in the form of low rates.

Learn how LES electric rates are determined.
 

LES’ overall rates are the 11th lowest in the country and among the lowest in the region. Many factors drive the cost of providing electricity to our customers, including the cost to generate and deliver it.

National rate study

LES’ overall rates are the 16th lowest in the country, according to the nationwide study of 100 cities and their rates Jan. 1, 2017.

Rates Study Results Compare rates by state

Residential rates were ranked the 10th lowest, which means LES customer/owners save hundreds of dollars a year compared to most of the cities surveyed.

The study ranked LES’ commercial rates the 17th lowest in the country. Businesses located in Lincoln save thousands of dollars a year on energy costs.

Regionally, compared to seven other cities, LES’ rates are lowest in six of 12 categories. Cities in the regional comparison include…

  • Omaha, Nebraska
  • Kansas City, Kansas
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Wichita, Kansas
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Des Moines, Iowa

Average residential bill by state
(The state averages only reflect cities included in the LES national rate study.)

Average commercial/industrial bill by state
(The state averages only reflect cities included in the LES national rate study.)

Regional utility bill comparison

A comparison of LES electric bills with bills from utilities in other Nebraska cities and in neighboring states reveals LES bills are among the lowest in the region.

Regional bill comparison