V3 Power was set up in 2006 and is based in Nottingham, UK and is a group of engineers and science educators.
Mission: To promote DIY sustainable energy technologies through practical education and through building, installing and maintaining sustainable energy systems.
- We are committed to working in a way that brings about positive social and environmental change
- We believe in the DIY ethic and empowering people through teaching to do it themselves
- We are supporters of the co-operative movement and our company is structured as a workers co-op, owned equally by its members
Our values and principles are built upon those of the International Cooperative Alliance:
Values: self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity.
Principles: Voluntary and open membership; Democratic member control; Member economic participation; Autonomy and independence; Education, training and information; Cooperation among cooperatives; Concern for community; Non-hierarchy.