Energy-efficient vending machine by Coca Cola cools during the night time
Vending machines that pop out chilled cans of soda are essentially refrigerators that more often than not suck in considerable amounts of energy. Throw in a few hundred of these and scatter them around a city and you’re bound to strain the electricity grid more than ever. Coca Cola, the cola company that has one previous account taken initiatives to move towards greener practices, has come up with a groundbreaking innovation, a vending machine that keeps drinks cool without using power for up to 16 hours! Being developed in partnership with Fuji Electric Retail Systems, the A011 vending machine uses energy at night instead of the day-time and continues to keep the drinks cool inside during the thereafter. Using vacuum insulation and an airtight design, a vending machine like this could save soft drink manufacturers millions and could very well lead to a more eco-friendly tomorrow!