Power Up With Nelnet Renewable Energy

Nelnet proudly serves thousands of higher ed campuses and K-12 schools, and numerous businesses with innovative technologies and services. We’ve recently added solar power: on-campus and off-site solar as well as community solar, and since 2018, our work has led to solar installations in 15 states valued at $870 million. In addition to providing renewable energy, we make it possible for campuses and others to invest in solar farms and provide services such as community solar subscriber acquisition to developers. Providing campuses, businesses, and homes with solar energy is easy given our breadth of expertise and our long-term commitment to boosting solar energy nationwide.

Energize and Make a Statement with Nelnet

Enjoy benefits to your image and your bottom line by converting your institution to solar power – without all the hassle. All it takes is leveraging a powerful combination: our decades of experience in higher education and our growing 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.

Related Nelnet Brands

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

Our Campus Solar Team

Learn more about the team that’s leading Nelnet Renewable Energy’s campus solar initiative. With our leadership team’s expertise and experience, you’ll see why campuses and other institutions are looking to Nelnet to explore their energy options.

Victor Engel

Victor Engel, P.E.

National Director, Solar Development


Victor Engel is the national director of solar development and director of business development for higher education institutions at Nelnet. He has worked in the renewable space for over 40 years including solar, battery energy storage, wind, hydroelectric, and geothermal technologies before joining Nelnet to lead all of their solar development functions. Victor has managed various functions of the value chain, including business development, origination, mergers & acquisitions, engineering and regulatory, procurement, construction, and operations and maintenance. He has transacted over 4 gigawatts of projects totaling over $10 billion of investments. Victor holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts.

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If you’re ready to shift to solar or want help in asking the right questions and understanding the options, contact us today.

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