True Energy refrigerators cool for ten days without power

Any time there’s a prolonged power outage in warm weather, chances are that one of your first thoughts is What’ll happen to all the food in my fridge?. Well, imagine if instead of a week’s worth of groceries, your unpowered refrigerator was full of vaccines, vital to the well-being of an entire African village. In rural third world countries, power failures are common, as are high temperatures – not a great combination for things that need to be kept cold. Fortunately, some aid agencies have the option of using a True Energy Vaccine Refrigerator. It can store US$30,000 worth of medicine below 10C (50F) in 43C (109F) ambient temperatures, for over ten days at a time, without power — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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