Tomorrow I will unveil the plans for my Torus Design — the first home specifically designed for the E-Cat/LENR fusion energy system. E-Cats or Low Energy Nuclear Reaction (LENR) technology, promises clean, nearly free energy that will likely rank as one of the most important discoveries in history. LENR technology can provide extremely low cost energy that doesn’t pollute or create nuclear wastes. LENR creates distributed/decentralized energy where it’s needed – right in your home, for instance. This eliminates transmission losses and frees us from dependence on big businesses that are prone to manipulating prices. Distributed energy means you’re not reliant on the grid or vulnerable to grid disruptions. A blizzard, for instance, can’t knock out your power.

The reality of LENR is now assured, as you’ll see by the many sources listed below. One can debate the efficacy of LENR products coming to market since the inventors have not yet agreed to public testing, but it’s time to put to rest the tired old arguments about the existence of Cold Fusion that have clouded the issue since the famous Pons and Fleishmann experiment in 1989. The cast of supporters now includes NASA scientists, professors in major universities, military research programs, independent scientists, Nobel laureates and even the Swedish Skeptics Society.

Here’s a recent quote from chief NASA scientist Dr. Dennis Bushnell: “In short, LENR, depending upon the TBD performance, appears to be capable of revolutionizing aerospace across the board. No other single technology even comes close to the potential impacts of LENR upon Agency Missions. The two decades of experiments and the weak interaction theories have removed the existential risk, what is remaining is to engineer for improved performance.” Watch Bushnell’s slideshow.

Dr. Joseph Zawodny of NASA Langley Research Center gave a presentation on LENR in September, 2011 along with Bushnell. Zawodyny’s presentation slides are available here.

His summary of LENR:
• Chemical energy release compared to fission nuclear = 1:1,900,000 ; fusion nuclear = 1:7,300,000 ; LENR = 1:8,000,000
• A cheap, abundant, clean, scalable, portable source of energy will impact EVERYONE
• Singular solution to peak oil, climate change, fresh water, and associated geopolitical instabilities
• Drop-in replacement for traditional utility heat sources. Minimal impact to existing infrastructure
• Enables widely distributed generation. Homes and businesses generate what they need – on site
• Enables whole new approaches to all of NASA’s missions – we can affordably get off this rock!

Michael A. Nelson, 29 years experience with NASA, said “Technology demonstrated by Andrea Rossi or Francesca Piantelli is potentially a “game changer” for space propulsion and vehicle energy needs.”

The US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) lectured on twenty years of verified research involving anomalous heat and mini-explosions on deuterated metals, reported by various governmental and international research laboratories. They conclude that these energetic observations are of nuclear origin and sow the seeds of a true green energy source. Their video presentation titled Twenty-Year History of Lattice-Enabled Nuclear Reactions (LENR) – Hiding in Plain Sight is shown above.

Nobel prizewinner Professor Brian Josephson promotes Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat.

Dr. Brian Ahern, MIT graduate, holds 26 patents and was a senior scientist for 17 years in research and development at USAF Rome Lab at Hanscom Air Force Base. Ahern claims to understand the underlying LENR phenomena and has filed a patent titled Amplification of Energetic Reactions. His theory is available in this PowerPoint presentation.

Lewis Larsen, co-author of Widom-Larsen Theory, explains his ideas in this interview: Lewis Larsen Talks LENR

Professor Sven Kullander is a professor emeritus of high-energy physics at Sweden’s Uppsala University and Chairman of Energy Committee, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Kullander observed some of Rossi’s E-Cat demonstrations in Italy and concluded, “Any chemical process for producing 25 kWh from any fuel in a 50 cm 3 container can be ruled out. The only alternative explanation is that there is some kind of a nuclear process that gives rise to the measured energy production.” Kullander is currently analyzing the spent fuel from Rossi’s E-Cat and his detailed report is expected shortly.

Dr. Michael McKubre is a long-time cold fusion/LENR researcher and advocate at Stanford Research Institute International in Silicon Valley, a major source of cutting edge technology. Dr. McKubre was featured in the 60 Minutes segment about cold fusion (a good introduction to the topic). There are numerous excellent videos by McKubre on YouTube.

Dr. Robert Duncan, vice chancellor of research at the University of Missouri, wants to establish a national research program that would help scientists study LENR. Once a skeptic, Duncan did the research and now endorses the technology.

Be sure to read Ruby Carat’s fine article Reviewing DoD Interest in Cold Fusion, that details verification of cold fusion research by US military labs.

Dr. George Miley with the Fusion Studies Laboratory, Professor Emeritus of nuclear engineering at the University of Illinois, recipient of the Edward Teller medal for innovative research in hot fusion, editor of Fusion Technology magazine for the American Nuclear Society for more than 15 years and author of numerous books and articles says, “There’s very strong evidence that low-energy nuclear reactions do occur. Numerous experiments have shown definitive results – as do my own.” George Miley’s Power Point presentation.

Professor Emeritus Yoshiaki Arata, Japan’s most decorated scientist is expert in LENR. Japan’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) formed a research and development consortium with ten major industrial corporations, including Hitachi, Toshiba, Toyota, Tokyo Electric Power, and others. The number of corporate participants has now grown to 20, and last year the four year budget contribution from MITI was increased from $25 million to $100 million. Three hundred patents of this kind have been denied in the US while 100 comparable patents have been approved in Japan.

Luigi Paganetto, president of ENEA (the Italian national energy agency), said in the foreword of COLD FUSION – The history of research in Italy, “… two government programs – carried out in close interaction and with check of results – have proved the existence of this phenomenon in terms that are not ascribable to a chemical process.”

Other highly respected scientists working on LENR include Dr. David Nagel, Dr. Frank Gordon, Professor John Dash, Peter Hagelstein, Dr. Edmund Storms, Professor Sergio Focardi, Francesco Piantelli, Tadahiko Mizuno and many others.

The E-Cat has been covered by EV World, Wired, TEDx, Popular Science, Discovery, CBS, Fox, Washington Times, PhysOrg, Slashdot, Yahoo News, Daily Mail, MSNBC, LiveScience, Forbes, EE Times, Gizmodo, Renewable Energy World, Zerohedge and countless websites.

Despite the overwhelming evidence supplied by the experts listed above (and many others), mainstream media such as Forbes Magazine still claims “no one could duplicate” the work of Pons and Fleishmann. Many sources, including those I’ve just listed, show this is completely wrong. Most reliable sources say several hundred replications have been done. Jed Rothwell, founder of LENR-CANR.org and LENR expert, claims around 17,000 replications. No matter the precise number, review the sources presented here and judge for yourself. I have no doubt a large number of successful LENR replications have been done. And with LENR products beginning to enter the marketplace, time is running out for the die hard skeptics.

Recommended sources:
LENR-CANR.org (more than 1,000 original scientific papers)
What is Cold Fusion? (good overview)
Vortex list (active discussion among scientists and engineers, although the quality of the site is currently hampered by trolls)
E-Cat News
Al Fin Energy claims a 1MW reactor the size of a rice cooker
The Science of Low Energy Nuclear Reaction by Dr. Edmund Storms, retired researcher from Los Alamos National Laboratory. (Storms and others at LANL successfully replicated Fleischmann and Pons experiment)
E-Cat Energy Catalyzer: Unlimited Low Cost Energy?


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E-Cat Update: LENR Confirmed by Mainstream Scientists — 19 Comments

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  4. One of the biggest oil companies in the world has just decided to invest in LENR. The announcement was not supposed to be public, so I will respect their wish and not name the company.

    More slides from another NASA scientist (Fralick): http://newenergytimes.com/v2/government/NASA/20111209NASA-Fralick-GRC-LENR-Workshop.pdf

    SPAWAR slides:
    http://bisbee.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/spawar.ppt
    http://bisbee.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/SPAWAR-MAY-9-2009.pdf

    LENR conference in Italy boosts credibility (Celani’s reactor is operating at 200% excess heat range) http://ecatreport.com/cold-fusion/lenr-conference-to-increase-credibility-of-ecat
    (Celani works at the National Institute of Nuclear Physics and is also vice president of the International Society for Condensed Matter Nuclear Sciences.)

    New theory that attempts to explain LENR and other forces in the universe:
    http://vixra.org/pdf/1112.0043v2.pdf

    Randy Hekman, LENR proponent, runs for US Senate
    http://ecatnews.com/?p=1752&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ecatnews%2FAdFD+%28+%C2%BB+eCatNews+-+Rossi%E2%80%99s+Cold+Fusion+2.0%29

    M. Schwartz, MIT
    http://student.mit.edu/iap/nc9.html

    Open source project: http://www.cleantechblog.com/2012/01/new-years-resolution-commercialize-free-energy-technology.html

    Dr. Edmund Storms audio interview: http://www.thespaceshow.com/detail.asp?q=1685

    Cellani slides from WSEC 2012: http://ecatsite.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/wsec2012-present.pdf

    Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/paranormal-in-st-louis/lenr-a-formula-for-change-2

    NASA Admits LENR Game Changer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxeKeuh_2Bw

    Community Group Created at National Instruments to Study LENR: http://www.e-catworld.com/2012/01/community-group-created-at-national-instruments-to-study-lenr/

    LENR Demonstrated at MIT:
    http://energycatalyzer3.com/news/cold-fusion-being-studied-at-mit

    Billionaire helps fund MU energy research: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2012/feb/10/billionaire-helps-fund-mu-energy-research/

    LENR Colloquium at CERN: http://www.e-catworld.com/2012/02/more-respectability-for-lenr-now-to-be-discussed-in-cern-colloquium/

    Harvard Testing Report Confirms Anomalous Energy Discharges: http://www.blacklightpower.com/pdf/GEN3_Harvard.pdf

    NanoSpire, Inc. Successfully Harnesses Cavitation Zero Point Energy
    http://www.1888pressrelease.com/nanospire-inc-successfully-harnesses-cavitation-zero-point-pr-372884.html

    National Instruments Corroborates Rossi Statements:
    http://e-catsite.com/2012/02/21/ni-corroborates-rossi-statements/

    A Game-Changing Power Source Based on Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENRs) http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/nets2012/pdf/3051.pdf

    Theory of Bose–Einstein condensation mechanism http://ecatsite.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/theory-of-bose_einstein-condensation-mechanism.pdf

    CERN conference:
    slides: http://indico.cern.ch/materialDisplay.py?materialId=slides&confId=177379
    webcast: http://webcast.web.cern.ch/webcast/
    video: http://cdsweb.cern.ch/search?ln=en&cc=Video+Lectures&sc=1&p=lenr&f=&action_search=Search
    summary report: http://coldfusionnow.org/?p=15307

    Rossi interview by OilPrice.com http://oilprice.com/Interviews/The-Limitless-Potential-of-the-E-Cat-An-Interview-with-Andrea-Rossi.html

    Francesco Celani et al slides: http://www.22passi.it/downloads/X-WorksISCMNS_2012H4Pres.pdf

    Session 462 Advanced Concepts: LENR, Anti-Matter and New Physics
    http://coldfusionnow.org/?p=15644

    Cold Fusion in Italian High School
    http://www.e-catworld.com/2012/04/cold-fusion-in-italian-high-school/

    Brillouin (may be first to market)
    http://pesn.com/2012/04/19/9602078_Brillouin–Understanding_How_LENR_Works_Will_Enable_Us_to_Be_First/

    A Student’s Guide to Cold Fusion
    http://coldfusionnow.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/StormsEastudentsg.pdf

    The Atom Unexplored conference
    http://e-catsite.com/2012/05/07/mit-physicist-nixes-cold-fusion-funding/

    Defkalion lab and factory photos
    http://www.defkalion-energy.com/files/2012-05_StatusPicturesFinal.pdf

    Vietnam Scientist Invents Water-fuelled Generator
    http://www.nanoacademia.com/nano-news/nanomaterials/item/979-vietnam-scientist-invents-water-fuelled-generator.html

    News from the MIT Experiments
    http://nickelpower.org/2012/06/08/finally-news-from-the-mit-experiments/

    US patent on Casimir cavities
    http://www.calphysics.org/Patent7379286.pdf

    Robert Duncan on Cold Fusion and the Scientific Method (videos)
    http://www.e-catworld.com/2012/06/robert-duncan-on-cold-fusion-and-the-scientific-method/

    EU Recommends Additional LENR Research and Funding
    http://coldfusion3.com/blog/eu-honors-pons-and-fleischman-sort-of

    An explanation of low energy nuclear reactions (cold fusion)
    http://lenr-canr.org/acrobat/StormsEanexplanat.pdf
    “The general structure is called the Nuclear Active Environment (NAE) and is proposed to take the form of a [covered] crack or gap…
    This structure, consisting of cracks or nanotubes, must have a critically small size in the submicron range.”

    US Patent application by Zawodny
    http://lenr-canr.org/acrobat/ZawodnyJmethodforp.pdf

    National Instruments Deeply Involved with Many LENR Projects
    http://www.e-catworld.com/2012/07/national-instruments-deeply-involved-with-many-lenr-projects/

    New YouTube video on Edmund Storms on The Nuclear Active Environment and Metals That Work
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SorcxYf8VYg

    Edmund Storms and Cold Fusion
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oHXy1knGrM

    How to Produce the Pons-Fleischmann-Pons Effect
    http://www.lenr-canr.org/acrobat/StormsEhowtoprodu.pdf

    Judging the Validity of the Fleischmann-Pons Effect
    http://fusiontorch.com/uploads/StormsJudgingValidityOfFleischmannPonsEffect2009.pdf

    LENR Education – Slide by Tyler van Houwelingen
    http://www.e-catworld.com/2012/07/lenr-education-slideshow-by-tyler-van-houwelingen/

    Next-generation NASA
    http://coldfusionnow.org/next-generation-nasa/

    Excellent new video: Cold Fusion – The Answer to All Our Energy Problems?

    • If they invest in LENR, then they want to make some money with it.
      However, most of us would favour an open source solution, don’t we?

      • Scientists who have worked on this for 15-20 years are nearing launch of products. If they deliver quality products that produce energy at very low cost and no pollution then I don’t care if they make a reasonable profit. But also an open source LENR project is already taking off. Maybe more than one. A lot of people understand how a successful product will change the world in a major way and so people are already mobilizing to figure out the remaining details. Just google open source LENR.

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  6. Well, that blindsided me! If true it is the most under-reported happening ever…

    If it lives up to it’s promise it will buy the planet some much needed time. If we free ourselves from energy constraints I wonder what the next ecological limit we hit will be?

    Still skeptical of LENR as viable energy source, but keeping fingers crossed for the physicists… Go Team!

    • It’s under-reported because the same rich people who own the banks and fossil fuel industry also own mainstream media. That’s why I like the Internet so much.

      We still don’t know how reliable LENR devices will be. The reactions are extremely difficult to control. Rossi and Defkalion http://www.defkalion-energy.com/ seem to have the lead at this time. Other companies are close behind.

  7. Hi Owen,

    You have done your homework on this subject

    This post can be used as a “Reference Guide” on LENR and fusion technologies.

    I followed a few of the links and are facinated by the prospects – just hope Mr Rossi will came clean about the process involved and donate E-Cat to mankind – real soon.

    He of course deserves a handsome amount to be made

  8. Can’t wait to see the plans! I have read some info on the LENR and have a hard time wrapping my brain around it. Will keep reading because it sounds great!

    • Don’t feel bad if you can’t understand how they work. World class physicists don’t agree what’s going on. The reactions are clearly taking place, but they’re not sure exactly what’s happening.

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