Refer Friends and Family – And You Both Win

Refer others to the benefits of community solar – and you both earn a $50 Gift Card!2 Plus, we all enjoy the benefits of supporting clean, renewable energy.

How Our Referral Program Works

As a community solar subscriber in New York, you already save up to 10% on your monthly energy costs1 – all while helping your state meet its climate action goals. You can do even more good by helping others plug into the benefits of community solar with our referral program.

Refer friends and family members to sign up for one of our community solar farms.

Provide them with the email address on your Nelnet Renewable Energy account, and make sure they include your email in the Promo Code field during sign-up.

Once you and the new enrollee begin receiving bill credits, you’ll each receive a $50 Gift Card.2

There’s no limit to the number of friends and family members you can refer.

Not sure your friends and family understand how community solar works and why it benefits them? Read on for how to explain it.

Plug Into the Benefits of Community Solar

Community solar brings the benefits of solar power to homeowners, renters, and businesses all over the country. It’s easy to help support renewable in New York by signing up for a local community solar farm – and you’ll even come out ahead financially.

  • You don’t have to worry about installing solar panels on your rooftop.

  • You don’t even need to own your roof (or have one).

  • You pay no upfront costs, maintenance, or insurance fees.

  • You’ll save up to 10% on your monthly energy costs.1

  • You’ll receive a $50 Gift Card2 when you’re referred to community solar by another community solar subscriber – and each time someone you refer uses the email associated with your account to sign up.

2To be eligible for this promotion, recipients must be current Nelnet Renewable Energy customers. Referees must include their referrer’s email address in the promotional code field during their sign up. If a referral results in a sign-up, the referrer will receive a $50 Gift Card via email and the referee will receive a $50 Gift Card via email once they begin receiving bill credits. There are no limits on the number of qualified referrals per household. Restrictions apply, see

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