Solar energy: a bright alternative.

AV3 Energy is an American owned company dedicated to providing clean power solutions that offer real savings and ensure a more sustainable future for all. We provide specialized consulting and EPC services for renewable energy projects in the Midwest region of the United States.

The company was founded by Nicholas Barrack and Frank Snelson who share mutual interests in emerging technologies, a commitment to clean energy production, and good stewardship of energy resources.

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Nicholas Barrack

Nickolas Barrack is a renewable energy developer and partner to AV3 Energy.

He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management. His business interests started in 1972 when he began installing and servicing alarm systems in the Rolla area while attending the university.

Special licenses and certifications include:

  • Kansas City Master Electrician’s License
  • National NICET Level III Fire Alarm Certification
  • Oklahoma State Alarm License
  • Arkansas State Alarm License
  • Illinois State Alarm License

Companies owned include:

  • Central Security & Electric, Inc., 1981-2010
  • Central Dispatch, Inc., 1986-Present
  • CSE Construction Co., Inc., 1994-Present
  • USA Tours, Inc., 1996-Present
  • USA Express, Inc., 2003-Present
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Frank J Snelson

Frank J. Snelson is a renewable energy developer and partner to AV3 Energy.

A graduate of the college of business at Missouri State University, Frank brings extensive experience and skills in various areas of energy project development to AV3 Energy and its partners.

He began his career with Schlumberger Resources oil & gas division field engineering providing services for oil, gas and mineral exploration in the Rocky Mountain & central plains regions of the United States.

His corporate background includes project cost estimation & contracts for Martin Marietta Aerospace (now Lockheed Martin) and certification as a general real estate appraiser.

As a consultant, he brings in-depth knowledge to project siting and leasing issues.