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Why Your College Isn’t Carbon Neutral (Yet)

What does it takes for a higher education institution in the U.S. to achieve carbon neutrality? In this piece we explore effective methods of reducing an institutions greenhouse gas emissions, common barriers standing in the way of progress, and how those barriers can be overcome.

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Barriers for Higher Ed Institutions to Achieving Carbon Neutrality Survey Results

Over 1,000 higher education institutions have set goals to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, but only 15 so far have reached that milestone. Our survey illuminates the challenges and barriers higher ed institutions are encountering as they are working to achieve carbon neutrality.

Case Study

Nonprofit Finds Benefits As a Community Solar Anchor Tenant

When Northern Rivers Family of Services signed as an anchor tenant to a Nelnet Renewable Energy community solar project, they saved up to 10% on monthly energy costs while adding support for their mission: to build stronger communities.

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Solar Energy Works Year Round for You

Nelnet Renewable Energy explores how weather and climate impact the effectiveness of solar panels – and what we uncover may surprise you.

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Proto-Personas Create Customer Empathy

Creating proto-personas can help improve your customer experience strategy – particularly for a new launch like our community solar program.

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Operating Your Business Under Adverse Conditions

Nelnet proactively prepares for the unexpected and effectively uses business continuity plans. We share tips with our clients and partners.