Power Up Your Campus With Nelnet Renewable Energy

Nelnet proudly serves over 1,300 higher ed campuses with innovative technologies and services. We’ve invested $200 million in solar projects since 2018, and we’ve added campus solar, solar tax equity syndication, and community solar subscriber acquisition and servicing to our expertise within renewable energy. Converting your campus to solar is easy with our breadth of experience, customized proposal, and seamless construction management.

Our Offerings

Put your trust in a campus solar solution that leverages our experience working within higher education, finance planning, operational expertise, and familiarity with solar development.

Higher Ed Solar Development

We’ll take your campus clean energy transition plan from start to finish. We’ll conduct a feasibility study, fully manage solar engineering, procurement, and construction, and provide ongoing operational management. Your power purchase agreements will be extremely competitive and result in multiple wins for the campus and its stakeholders.

Energize Your Campus and Your Brand With Nelnet

Enjoy the benefits of converting your campus to solar power – without all the hassle. All it takes is leveraging a powerful combination: our experience in higher education and our commitment to renewable energy.

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Industries We Serve

In leveraging our higher ed expertise to manage complete solar engineering, procurement, and construction for conversion to campus solar, Nelnet provides unmatched value to our partners and customers working within various industries.


Nelnet supports renewable energy through tax equity investments in solar and by leveraging expertise in asset management, compliant operations, technology, marketing, customer experience, and more. Plus, we support emerging clean technologies.


Nelnet was founded on making our customers’ educational dreams possible. Our partners in this industry know that our commitment to education – from K-12 to higher education – is part of what defines us.

Financial Services

With decades of experience with loans to payment plans and more, Nelnet’s longevity and reputation in this industry thrive based on our innovation, compliance, quality, efficiency, and customer experience.


At Nelnet, we know the most innovative technology anticipates customer needs, provides exceptional user experience, is flexible and easily integrated – and must be supported by real people providing expert service.

Related Nelnet Brands

Nelnet provides valuable solutions across multiple business lines. We invite you to explore our brands related to campus solar.

Let's Get Started

If you’re ready to boost your company’s shareholder value, lower your effective tax rate, and drive sustainability, contact us today. We look forward to helping you get started with hassle-free co-investing.

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