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