Current 1040 O Street, P.O. Box 80869 Lincoln, NE 68501-0869 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday Lincoln Electric System LES’ CUSTOMER NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2017 Customer Service: 402.475.4211 Power Outage: 888.365.2412 - Toll Free Nebraska811 (call before you dig): 811 - Toll Free BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPS LES brings you the best rates in the Big 10 footprint for the second year in a row. 2017 BIG 10 ELECTRIC POWER RANKINGS Year by year, we get better and better. That’s right, Lincoln has the best rates in the Big 10 for the second consecutive year, with monthly bills averaging nearly $10 less than the runner-up over in Iowa City. With Lincoln Electric System’s nationally low rates, Nebraska’s putting the rest of the conference on notice: when it comes to low rates, it’s one of the nation’s best public power companies in Nebraska that can’t be beat and won’t be beat. With the title of Big 10 Electric Champions staying in Lincoln, you’ll keep enjoying safe, reliable and affordable power as a valued LES customer. This title’s for you, Lincoln, where the best rates in the Big 10 go to the best fans in the Big 10. LES.com RANK UNIVERSITY CITY, STATE RATES* 1 Nebraska Lincoln, NE $96.48 2 Iowa Iowa City, IA $105.65 3 Illinois Urbana, IL $110.17 4 Penn State University Park, PA $111.33 5 (TIE) Indiana Purdue Bloomington, IN $118.76 West LaFayette, IN $118.76 7 Northwestern Evanston, IL $121.08 8 Ohio State Columbus, OH $126.77 9 Minnesota Minneapolis, MN $141.18 10 Maryland College Park, MD $144.65 11 Wisconsin Madison, WI $153.04 12 Michigan Ann Arbor, MI $164.38 13 Rutgers New Brunswick, NJ $165.37 14 Michigan State East Lansing, MI $182.74 *Typical monthly residential bill based on 1,000 kilowatt-hours. Data obtained from individual utilities and Edison Electric Institute.