Jones Soda’s newest creation: pedal power

April 23rd, 2009 by admin

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Only at Jones Soda could you call this a typical day at the office.

To celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday, the company rigged up bicycles to generate electricity.

“This is pretty typical Jones Soda. We do fun, innovative things here, and this is just an example,” said Susan Rozewski, an employee.

The pedal power plan went so well that the company’s headquarters in Seattle went completely off the power grid.

Jones had nine workers pedaling at a time, churning out an electrical charge that gets stored in car batteries. The pedalers produced more power than the office was drawing.

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