We’re a trusted, growing partner in renewable energy.

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.

Our Capabilities

Nelnet has finely honed capabilities in energy that apply deep industry knowledge and core competencies we’ve developed over decades working in diverse businesses and industries.

Energy by the Numbers

A glimpse of Nelnet’s involvement in the energy space.

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In Tax Equity Managed By Us and Our Co-Investment Partners Combined

Nelnet Renewable Energy is a leading, trusted partner for your sustainability and investment efforts. Our current tax equity investments span 19 states and 252 solar projects with enough capacity to power nearly 118,000 homes each year.

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Committed from Syndication Partners to Solar Tax Equity Projects

Leveraging our own solar tax equity experience and proven asset management capabilities, we offer a unique co-investment platform that allows other companies to use solar tax equity investing to lower their effective tax rate and help drive sustainability, too.


Installing Commercial Solar Since 2012

With established deep roots throughout the Midwest, our engineering, procurement, and construction firm designs and installs commercial and utility-scale solar systems, providing a consultative approach that delivers five-star service.

Partner with an organization that shares your passion for clean energy.

Our culture of innovation drives us to be a leader in addressing and anticipating challenges and future needs in energy. We thrive by helping others accomplish their goals. Discover how we can help you make an impact.

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I could not be more proud and excited to execute our 2025 vision of powering the creation, storage, and utilization of clean energy to more than 500,000 homes.

Scott Gubbels

Executive Director, Corporate Tax and Renewable Energy at Nelnet

Related Nelnet Brands

Nelnet provides valuable solutions and services across multiple business lines. We invite you to explore our brands that serve the energy industry.

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To explore how Nelnet’s expertise and capabilities within energy can help your organization meet challenges or unlock new possibilities, reach out today. We’d love to talk with you about a partnership to help you succeed.

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