Gallery: Cheap Solar Refrigerator for Vaccines Could Save Millions of L...


Talk about “green design to save the world” — Appropriate Technology Collaborative has developed a solar powered refrigerator for vaccines that stands to save millions of lives lost each year due to vaccine-preventable diseases. Not only does the ATC refrigerator provide vital cooling necessary for storing vaccines without using any electricity, but the design is meant to be something that can be built locally, eliminating the need to import expensive technology from other countries. The design is one of the most interesting applicants in this year’s NASA Tech Briefs Create The Future Contest – you can vote for it here!

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  1. satish jadkar August 31, 2010 at 4:47 am

    please, give me more information about solar refrigerator

  2. Harvard's Living, Breat... June 25, 2010 at 1:28 pm

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  3. davidwayneosedach June 11, 2010 at 12:58 pm

    What a brilliant application! Just think of all the lives it will save in Africa.

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