Rossi: ‘Now the Competition is Very Serious’

Today on the Journal of Nuclear Physics, Buck brought to Andrea Rossi’s attention this article on the website which carries the story about the physicists who want India to revive a cold fusion research program. Buck wrote: “Gulf News, the largest English language newspaper in the Gulf region (UAE, Dubai, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait,Read more

Lowell Wood and LENR

It was interesting to see that Bill Gates had with him on his visit to the ENEA labs in Italy, Lowell Wood, who is an astrophysicist and has served as a member of the director’s technical staff at the University of California Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (UCLLNL). He is currently working as a professor atRead more

Report: Gates Foundation Close to a $1 Billion Agreement to Fund ENEA for Fusion Research [Update: Human Translation into English]

Thanks to Giuliano Bettini for posting a link to this story today. An article published on the Italian news site L’Arena reports that Microsoft founder Bill Gates is close to an agreement to provide funding to the Italian technology research agency ENEA following his visit to ENEA’s research laboratories in Frascati, Italy last week. AccordingRead more

Bill Gates Briefed at ENEA Research Labs in Italy on LENR (Cold Fusion)

There has been discussion about a recent visit by Microsoft founder Bill Gates on November 12 to the laboratories of ENEA, the Italian National agency for new technologies, Energy and sustainable economic development in Frascati, Italywhere he was given a briefing about ENEA’s research activity, including in the field of low energy nuclear reactions (LENR or coldRead more

Patent Application Published of Brillouin Energy’s LENR System

Thanks to David Nygren for posting here about the publication of a new patent application by Brillouin Energy. We’ve seen that Brillouin has been active of late talking to people about their technology, and this is another sign of activity. The patent is titled “Control of Low Energy Nuclear Reaction Hydrides, and Autonomously Controlled Heat”,Read more

Cold Fusion: The Cat is Finally out of the Box (French Article)

I missed this when it was published but today found a reference on the Journal of Nuclear Physics, a popular French language self-described liberal website covering news and current affairs has published an article titled “Cold Fusion: the cat (E-Cat) is finally out of the box” by Jean-Pierre Cousty. The article is largely positiveRead more

Rossi on Manufacturing E-Cat Reactors, Fuel

Today I put some questions to Andrea Rossi on the Journal of Nuclear Physics regarding the making of the reactor and preparation of the powder used in the Lugano test: Frank Acland November 10th, 2014 at 6:01 PM Dear Andrea, Can you tell us: 1. Who made the reactor that was used in the LuganoRead more

Lugano Report now Published in Univ. of Bologna’s AMS Acta Digital Library

I just received word that the Lugano E-Cat testing report is now available at the University of Bologna’s AMS Acta Digital Library, a repository of pre-print and unpublished documents at Unibo. Here’s a description of AMS Acta from the site: AMS Acta is the University of Bologna’s institutional open access repository which collects and disseminatesRead more

Possible NRG Connection Seems Disproven

Thanks very much to Falknis for doing some extra digging which seems to have disproven a possible business connection between NRG and Industrial Heat. To sum up: IPH International BV is listed as an applicant on the most recent E-Cat patent application On this site it is stated: “IPH International BV is a company that is owned byRead more

Provisional Applications for E-Cat Patents Available at USPTO Site

Thanks to tlp and Andreas Moraitis for bringing this to our attention. Instructions how to see those three provisional applications have been posted on vortex-l: (Thanks Blaze)[email protected]/msg99635.html You can access them by going here: And then searching on the dependent patents in turn: 61818553 61819058 61821914 CLick on the image file wrapper andRead more

Rossi on Heat, COP and Natural Gas

Today on the Journal of Nuclear Physics, Peter Fosberg made a comment regarding the COP measurements mentioned in terms of the E-Cat. He considers COP a misnomer since the E-Cat consumes electricity and produces heat — and if there is to be efficient electricity generation with an E-Cat, you will need 3 times the amountRead more