This past week saw at least
51 stories, culling from 10 dedicated sites and 3 mainstream sources. Highlights
include: Rossi explains why Bologna facility is so cold; Defkalion releases
video of bare reactor demo setup; cold fusion (10x) demonstrated at MIT again;
Australian skeptics allege miswiring of leads; envisioning E-Cat applications
Andrea Rossi is interviewed by ECat.com
on January 12, 2012.
PES Network has a business relationship with Andrea Rossi.
Costs for maintenance and recharge for the domestic unit will be "some tens of euros"
goal: the 1MW plant will have a payback period (ROI) of about one
Warranties will be the usual ones covered by the laws for any
device in serial production. Up to two years due to any eventual
shortcomings deriving from the manufacturing process. Money back if
the E-Cat does not meet guaranteed performance data. (ECat;
January 27, 2012)
Rossi Talks About Warranties and Costs (Including Money Back Guarantee)
- In a new video released by the Ecat.com website, Andrea Rossi
discusses the difference between the domestic and industrial ecats in
terms of price, and models. He says that probably the cost of the
domestic E-Cats will be between $40-$50 per kW, while the industrial
units will be around $1500 per kW. That seems like a very big price...
(E-CatWorld; January 28, 2012) (and ecatnews)
Proposed ECat Schedule For 2012(ECatReport; February 1, 2012) (And buyecatand ecathome)
1. 2012 March, April start of improved 1 Mw plant.
2. 2012 from February till November building of robotized plant for E cats.
3. 2012 November test production for 10 kw home Ecats.
4. 2012 December successful start of sales 10 kw home Ecats.
impact of NFE on recreation - What new recreational
activity would you do if you had a backpack power station? (NickelPower;
January 27, 2012)
Remote location music and movie studios would be possible.
Hot showers and electricity while backpacking in the wilderness.
Jet-ski across the Atlantic.
Non-stop motocross races that spanned continents.
LENR Powered air-gliders flying down the coast of Africa.
Energy boosted frameworks for disabled folks. Think "Big Dog" from Boston Dynamics. So far Big Dog is seriously constrained by energy delivery. Ding! Cured.
Scuba vehicles and tow-fish.
Refrigeration while camping in the desert.
Power for running gold dredges or charging metal detector batteries.
and High Speed Trains - the time has come to explore the
numerous applications for the new LENR energy system. It is believed
that by tapping the immense power stored in a small amount of Nickel
metal, plenty of energy concerns could be addressed. (ECatReport;
February 2, 2012) (And rossifocardifusion
and andrearossiecatand ecathome)
E-Cat Powered Sport Cars!
- The Rossi E-Cats will be able to power the cars in our near future.
With the abundance of energy produced by the E-Cat, there is no need to
make cars so small and light. Average size cars could become popular
again. And the cost of operating a motor vehicle will be very low. We
could afford to drive on long trips/vacations. (RossiFocardiFusion;
January 26, 2012)
On January 17, 2012, T.O. wrote: "I have a very good friend, that is high ranking, in the patent office and he said he would check where the application is in the process." On January 31, 2012, T.O. wrote: "I found out today that the E-Cat patent is through the security section and now is in a cue to be assigned to a Patent Examiner. My friend thought that at current workflow that it should be done by the end of the year. Of course things could change. He could not say if it would be approved or denied."
When this was forwarded to Andrea Rossi on Feb. 2, he responded:
Dear Sterling, we know.
Dear Andrea Rossi, if the energy produced by the E-cat is
mainly radiation, did you think about direct conversion of
radiation into electricity?
There are some promising technologies based on nano structures
that could be potentially suitable to produce electric energy
having more efficiency than the classic thermoelectric Rankine
Maybe the nano structures mentioned in this article and the
materials used in your E-Cat could be even combined into a single
structure suitable to produce long-lasting batteries.
Interesting, but not immediate. Now we are focused on the
immediate goal to supply electric energy by E-Cats.
Very interesting, though, to be studied.
X: The Energy Super Bowl - If you really, honestly believe that this new source of unlimited, cheap and clean energy is actually there, and NOT
"maybe there" or "hopefully there" then there is no way to deny that the Military/Financial complex will stop at nothing to scoop it up, dress it in Red, White and Blue, or a Chinese flag, and march it off to serve in our endless war.
(E-CatSite; January 31, 2012)
Skeptics' eCat Verdict: It's All A Terrible Error - I
have been asked to post the Australian Skeptics Society Report in full
on eCatNews.com by both Dick Smith and Tim Mendham. They are keen to get
the word out to as many potential investors as possible. I would have
done so anyway but take note of (ECatNews; January 31, 2012)
Is Rossi's Bologna Factory So Cold? - Someone asked
Rossi a question that probably has crossed a lot of E-Cat watchers'
minds. The recent videos of Rossi in his Bologna factory show him
sitting inside in a heavy overcoat with heat producing machines
surrounding him. We have heard Rossi and Focardi say that in the past
they were able to heat.. (E-CatWorld; January 29,
2012) (And ecatfusionandandrearossiecatandecathome)
Re: University of Bologna Relations
Remarks on University of Bologna Situation - Questioned
by a reader on his Journal of Nuclear Physics blog about the current
situation regarding the University of Bologna's involvement (or
non-involvement) with E-Cat research and development, Andrea Rossi
made the following remark. I DO NOT UNDERSTAND ALL THIS FUSS AROUND
THE UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA STUFF: WE, THE E-CAT PEOPLE, MAKE R&D
WITH CONSULTANTS , SUPPLIERS, PARTNERS AND... (E-CatWorld;
January 27, 2012)
Two University Strategy Could Be Key to Success - If I am
interpreting Andrea Rossi's strategy regarding working with the
two universities correctly, they could prove to give him and his
invention the biggest public boost he has yet received. From recent
comments by Rossi, from the statement yesterday from the University
of Bologna, and from some insightful comments from readers on this
site and elsewhwere here's what... (E-CatWorld; January 26,
A Score For eCat Sceptics?
curious message has popped up in the comments section of 22passi. The blog, owned by Daniele Passerini (a close friend of Dr Levi) has, in the past, been a source of good information on the cheerleading bench. I would not normally post such an obtuse hint of a hint (the comment is Daniele's) but since it seems to promise an important piece of information which will dent belief' I thought you should know.
(ECatNews; January 28, 2012) (Follow-up correction from ecatnews)
22passi Daniel said ...
Vortex of both laying around, your ad for "bad times are coming" ... is on everyone's lips.
Oh good heavens! But what have they got?!?!
Please tell your friend to report to those who have misunderstood the Vortex in full, that there is nothing prurient behind my words, that has nothing to do E-Cat, Rossi, etc.
UniBO. THAT WAS JUST A JOKE SENT TO THE PUBLIC ITALIAN!
But can ...
January 29, 2012 11:27
It does all fit. I know from posts elsewhere that MY was in San Diego. It is
also evidenced by the fact that MY did not post before 11 am ET and posted well
into the night. There is a George Lawrence Hody found on whitepages.com in San
Diego who shows up in:
He is a 71 yr old male. Vice president of Thermonetics Corp, 7834
Esterel Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037-3523. The company is described as:
"Thermonetics Corp in La Jolla, CA is a private company
categorized under Transducers for Volts, Amperes, Watts, Vars,
Frequency, Etc.. Our records show it was established in 1968 and
incorporated in California. Current estimates show this company has an
annual revenue of $500,000 to $1 million and employs a staff of
approximately 1 to 4."
Other Cold Fusion Competitor News (Typically also mention E-Cat)
Green Technologies Release Video of Hyperion Testing - Today
Defkalion Green Technologies released a short video of some testing
taking place on one of their "bare" reactors. Recently the company
issued an invitation for qualified professional organizations to come
and do some testing at their Greek facilities so this gives some
idea of what they will be dealing with. On their... (E-CatWorld;
January 30, 2012) (And ecatnews)
"As you can notice, this is a setup with one Hyperion "bare"
reactor testing. The setup of the third party indepentent tests is
with two identical reactors (one active, one not-active)
working/tested in parallel, as described in our latest Press
MiG-22 (Original in Italian)
- From provocation / gpt proposal, a frequenter of this blog, was born last week an initiative to finance the trip for two people in Greece in order to test the Hyperion, the Cat of the greek-Defkalion.
(Passi22; January 30, 2012)
Passerini Launches MIG-22 Initiative to Send Testers To Defkalion
- Daniele Passerini, E-Cat follower and owner of the 22 Passi
web site is helping launch an initiative titled Operation MiG-22
(Mission in Greece) in which funds are being raised to send two
people to Greece to participate in the testing of Defkalion Green
Technologies' Hyperion reactors. According to Passerini, 800 Euros
have already been... (E-CatWorld;
January 31, 2012) (And nickelpower)
General Cold Fusion
and LENR - NASA has been involved in the cold fusion/LENR story since 1989. The purpose of this page is to document
NASA's involvement, at least in part, over the years. (ECatSite;
January 27, 2012)
Believers" test screening February 11 in Chicago, Illinois
- The Believers is a new documentary on cold fusion from 137 Films described as
"a work in progress" and currently in Festival Submission. There will be a test screening in Chicago, Illinois on February 11 at 12 Noon local time at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
(Cold FusionNow; January 29, 2012)
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