Help the Environment with Community Solar
Using the sun to produce clean, renewable energy has many positive impacts on the environment, helping to make our planet better for future generations. With more people using community solar to access the benefits of solar power all the time, we’re working together to positively impact our world.
could be powered by the current solar installed in the U.S.
How does community solar benefit the planet?
If you value the earth’s resources and are concerned about how using fossil fuel energy impacts our environment, then community solar is a great solution. Solar projects offer you a simple way to help your local community and our planet.
Eases Water Scarcity
Uses less water to produce energy than other energy types
Reduces Reliance on Limited Fossil Fuels
Helps Fight Climate Change and Its Effects
Rising temperatures and sea levels
Volatile weather patterns
Reduces Pollution and
Smog, acid rain, and algae blooms
Harm to people, plants, and animals
Accelerates Use of Solar Energy
Community solar is affordable and accessible
No roof needed
More residents and businesses switching to solar
Greater positive impact
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Who is Nelnet Renewable Energy?
Nelnet Renewable Energy is an affiliate of Nelnet, a purpose-driven company started more than 40 years ago. Our leadership and associates are committed to supporting renewable energy – and our organization is known for providing exceptional customer experiences. That’s our promise to you.
To learn more about who we are, visit About Us.
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