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  1. georgehants

    Dear Mr. Rossi, you have described your new Cat as a Masterpiece, are you referring just to it’s Wonderful looks or do you mean that it works pretty good as well.
    Best wishes

  2. Andrea Rossi

    Georgehants:
    In Italy they say: ” Ogni scarrafone è bello a mamma sua” ( translation: “every beetle is beautiful for his mother”). Let’s see the objective results, than we will be able to answer objectively.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  3. gillana

    Dear Dr. A. Rossi
    Allow me to propose a few questions that maybe a little somewhat provocative.
    If, as I read, the experimental phase is over, and now scientists are analyzing millions of data so that the results are incontrovertible because positive issues may have serious consequences, and these data will be published in a scientific accredited peer-reviewed journal I have reason to believe that if the results are positive I can watch news on TV waiting for a sensational announcement by the media.
    If the 1MW plant will be operating, even if only for a few days, will be commercially a disaster but successful from the point of view of science.
    Warm regards,
    Gillana

  4. Andrea Rossi

    Gillana:
    It is extremely important that the 1 MW plant does not work well for any days, but reliably for at least one year without major problems, because what we are aiming to is the real industrial application of the so called Rossi Effect, not another test. The next 1 MW plant has the task to open the era of the industrial utilization of the so called Rossi Effect, with ratings supplied not from experimentalists, but from satisfied Customers that make money with our plants. Obviously R&D will continue for ever, but the next 1MW plant will close the experimentalism era and will open the commercial era, in which we will no more discuss if the so called Rossi Effect works or not, but the discussion will be about its industrial evolution and, eventually, its domestic application: provided the results of the TPR2 and the 1 MW plant will be positive, and not negative, because: THE RESULTS COULD BE POSITIVE, BUT ALSO NEGATIVE AS FOR WE KNOW SO FAR.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  5. Andrea Rossi

    Steven N Karels:
    1- Confidential
    2- Confidential
    3- Confidential
    As you know, any information regarding the process of the so called Rossi Effect are so far confidential.
    By the way: a precise reading of the TPR1 can give you information that answer, at least partially, to your questions. Maybe the next TPR will have results more interesting, because based upon a much longer period of operation. I think the TPR2 will teach us things that I myself do not know, due to the sophisticated analysis the Professors are doing. Hoping that the results will be positive, or at least not negative.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  6. Steven N. Karels

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    In your theory of eCat operation,

    1. do you believe the eCat reaction is taking place at a finite number of locations (hotspots) or do you believe the reaction is uniformly distributed over the fuel?
    2. If a finite number of hotspots, do you believe the number of hotspots reoughly remain constant over the operating lifetime of the eCat?
    3. If finite, do you believe that most hotspots are dynamically destroyed and created during the process and perhaps is a function of fuel temperature?

  7. Andrea Rossi

    George M.:
    I cannot give answers in positive or in negative: obviously I would receive one thousand questions: ” is this? Is that? ” and, by exclusion, I would end up giving confidential information.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  8. George M

    Andrea
    Is the application, industrial food processing production? (hope this is not a NDA) or cleaning?

  9. Andrea Rossi

    George M: The 1 MW plant is not a demo, is a plant in operation to work for a Customer. It is a factory, not a show room !
    Visits will be allowed when the Customer will allow them, maybe within the year. This plant will make history, if the results will be positive, and every step has to be calculated with precision.
    I have to add that the results could be positive, but also negative and that the results will be considered positive only after months of regular and reliable operation.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  10. toussaint

    Dear Mr Rossi,

    Is your new 1MW plant is still inside a container

    For your US customer ?

    Kind regards.

    Toussaint françois

  11. Andrea Rossi

    Toussaint:
    In due time we will publish the photographies of the plant in operation. Anyway: the new series of 1MW ECAT ha substantial differences from the original prototype, but, yes, we use a standard container as external case. More compact, though. We maintained this solution to make the plants easy to transport and faster to build up.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  12. George M

    Dear Andrea,
    Do you think your 1MW plant will be ready for demo within this year.
    Regards. George M

  13. Bob

    Dear Andrea Rossi

    1. Do you know whether the so called Rossi effect occurs in nature (that is, not within an e-cat device)? If so, is there evidence of such occurrence? What is the evidence?

    2. The operation of the e-cat has been described with these steps:

    a) A separate energy source is used to provide start up heat.

    b) Some time later, the e-cat will will run in self sustain mode and the start up heat is no longer needed.

    c) At a later point in time additional heat from another outside source is again required.

    d) The cat and mouse design may provide additional heat to the e-cat.

    Does the so called Rossi effect account for the need for additional energy at step c)?

    Thanks

    Bob

  14. Andrea Rossi

    Bob:
    1- No
    2- yes
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  15. Andrea Rossi

    Wladimir Guglinski:
    Thank you, very interesting.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  16. Wladimir Guglinski

    Satellite galaxies put astronomers in a spin
    http://phys.org/news/2014-07-satellite-galaxies-astronomers.html

    “Today, everything appears to indicate that the standard model provides a faithful representation of observations at the largest scales of the Universe (“Weak lensing mass map and peak statistics in Canada–France–Hawaii Telescope Stripe 82 survey”), but that, for the moment, we are overlooking something fundamental at smaller scales”.

    .

    So, something fundamental is wrong with the Standard Cosmological Model at smaller scales, as also happens with the Standard Model of Particle Physics and the Standard Nuclear Physics.

    Each day new discoveries are showing fundamental wrong things in Physics.

    It’s hard to believe that current Modern Physics is able to explain LENR.

  17. Wladimir Guglinski

    Satellite galaxies put astronomers in a spin
    http://phys.org/news/2014-07-satellite-galaxies-astronomers.html

    An international team of researchers, led by astronomers at the Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg (CNRS/Université de Strasbourg), has studied 380 galaxies and shown that their small satellite galaxies almost always move in rotating discs. However, such satellite galaxy discs are not predicted by current models of the formation of structures in the Universe. This discovery could cause modelers serious headaches in the years ahead. The results of the study are published in the 31 July 2014 issue of the journal Nature (“Velocity anti-correlation of diametrically opposed galaxy satellites in the low-redshift universe”).

    These findings call into question the predictions of the standard model at galactic scales. This is because, if this phenomenon were linked to the accretion of satellite galaxies along filaments of dark matter in the Universe, it would be necessary to explain why these rotating structures are much thinner than the filaments that gave rise to them, and also why the two brightest satellite galaxies, which are the two that can be seen, systematically always come from the same filament. Alternatively, the discovery may mean that our current models need to be completely revised. Today, everything appears to indicate that the standard model provides a faithful representation of observations at the largest scales of the Universe (“Weak lensing mass map and peak statistics in Canada–France–Hawaii Telescope Stripe 82 survey”), but that, for the moment, we are overlooking something fundamental at smaller scales.

    .

    Velocity anti-correlation of diametrically opposed galaxy satellites in the low-redshift Universe
    http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13481.html

  18. DTravchenko

    Dr Andrea Rossi:
    What do you think of the last discoveries in the Seebeck Effect?
    Warm Regards,
    D.T.

  19. Andrea Rossi

    DTravchenko:
    The plant has to work 24 hours/ day for 350 days/year, producing 1 MWh/h of heat in the form of steam.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  20. DTravchenko

    Dr Andrea Rossi:
    Another question: the 1 MW plant that is going in operation in the factory of a US customer how many hours per year will work?
    Warm Regards,
    D.T.

  21. Andrea Rossi

    DTravchenko:
    Interesting, but we need they go in the market to buy them and test them.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  22. Andrea Rossi

    Frederic Maillard:
    We tested many combinations, but I cannot give information in positive or negative about our R&D. In due time we will give the necessary specific information.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  23. Frederic Maillard

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    Have you tried an E-Cat with molybdenum instead of nickel ?
    Is it useless to try molybdenum ?

    FM

  24. Gherardo

    A curious situation generated by renewable energy in german electric grid.

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-24/german-utilities-bail-out-electric-grid-at-wind-s-mercy.html

  25. Andrea Rossi

    Gherardo:
    Still few persons have understood well the difference between power and energy. To install 1 MW of power by wind mills, photovoltaics, etc does not mean to substitute 1 MW of power of not alternative energy facilities, because the actual energy produced by the alternative energy plants is at most the 10% of the installed power. In a nutshell: to install a 1 MW power windmill and to have a wind energy that can yeld an average of 50 kWh/h is like to have a Ferrari with 10 liters ( 2.5 gallons) of gasoline per month. The only way to make these alternative energies work is to fund them with the backing of the taxpayer. This is the truth. With the obvious exception of particular cases, like, for example, remote installations where no grid arrives.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  26. Curiosone

    Dear Andrea Rossi
    after the publication of the TPR2 you will be attacked very strongly and devastatingly in the whole world. Are you prepared for that? What will you do in this case?
    W.G.

  27. Andrea Rossi

    Curiosone:
    Let’s try this.
    imagine that the Universe is like a model made by a bundle of elastic strings, an enormous amount of them, equally distributed and symmetrically placed. Imagine that inside this bundle of symmetric elastic and vibrating strings there are dispersed pebbles of different mass too distant from each other to break the symmetry.
    Now imagine that the elastic strings vibrate regularly maintaining the symmetry.
    In this model the elastic strings are gravitons on a still Universe.
    But Universe is not still and stars,planets etc move fast, so that the elastic strings are pulled and when they are pulled the symmetry is broken and they force the close pebbles to get closer:we could say that the gravitational field (the elastic strings bundle) has been distorted, so that the force of the elastic strings is exchanged between the closer pebbles. Sometimes this force makes the smaller pebbles fall on the bigger and what happens is a mess; sometimes the smaller pebbles orbit around the bigger one with a momentum that compensates the force of the elastic strings (the gravitons)
    like Earth makes around the Sun.
    Warm Regards
    A.R.

  28. Curiosone

    Dear Andrea Rossi
    can you explain with your skill to make easy difficult things how gravitons work in quantum theory?
    Godspeed
    WG

  29. Andrea Rossi

    Curiosone:
    I will continue to prey God every morning.
    Warm Regards
    A.R.

  30. Andrea Rossi

    Alain Co:
    interesting,
    Warm Regards
    A.R.

  31. Since you seems to have studied the question of water treatment, which is a key point for poor and emerging countries, you may be interested (if you did not study it already) in the Boron-doped diamond electrodes.
    This technology allow to treat water without chemical, by violent electrolysis.
    This market is hard to develop because like LENR it is changing the market.
    There was a project for a babywater machine like expresso machine, but it failed, for many reason implying insurance and liabilities, and market disruption of established business.(it will remind you something).
    The company Adamantec tried the market of pool water cleaning, but get bought by AquaDiamante
    http://www.aquadiamante.com/13.0.html
    This company works on the domain too
    http://www.neocoat.ch/en

    there is some interesting review
    http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijelc/si/450284/

    water treatment with autonomy of years may create niche market, whatever is the price, whatever is the size.

    hope this helps (but maybe you are enough busy while disrupting a trillion dollar market, not to disrupt a trillion more on water).

  32. Andrea Rossi

    Dan C.:
    The fact that when and if we will be able to sell electric power producing E-Cats will make cheaper electricity is true and, in this case, convenience should be generalized, but the desalination made by steam is not competitive with the reverse osmosis by an order of magnitude.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  33. Steven N. Karels

    Dave Lafleur,

    This topic has been discussed before so I will summarize what I believe are the issues. To boil water at room pressure takes a large amount of energy.

    India has demonstrated a prototype program using the relatively warm ocean seawater and evaporating it by pumping it into a reduced pressure (partial vacuum) chamber that is cooled by ocean water brought up by pumps from the relatively cold ocean depths. So perhaps eCat technology could generate the electricity to do this. This would be a continuous operation at a constant power so eCat would be ideally suited for this purpose.

    In other ocean locations where this might not work, reverse osmosis techniques are more energy efficient than boiling the sea water. Again, eCat could provide the electricity needed.

    ECat waste heat would also assist the effort.

    Your suggest is correct. It is just that there are more efficient ways of doing this.

  34. Dan C.

    Dear Mr. Rossi,

    As to desalination, most think of the boiling or flash steam process. From their point of view, the E-cat would be cheaper. They are unaware of the magnitude of the effects that mineral scaling have on the water vessel. This requires continuous labor intensive maintenance, so while using E-cats would make this process cheaper, it is still an expensive process. A Reverse Osmosis filtering system will eliminate many of these associated problems.

    I would point out that with R.O. filtration systems, an electric E-cat would still contribute in significant cost reduction. The electricity used for ionizing the filters, UV sterilization treatment, and pumps to name the obvious.

    The less obvious would be when the E-cat, both electric and heat processes are integrated into the manufacturing sector, the products used in building Desalination plants will be cheaper.
    There’s more than one way to skin a cat. “Skin as in Utilize”

    Regards,
    Dan C.

  35. Andrea Rossi

    Herb Gills:
    Brian Ahern is one of the few scientists in the LENR field that I think is making something that can have success. Said this, I must add that:
    1- I cannot discuss issues that would force me to disclose information that is still confidential.
    2- in principle, I respect the opinion of Dr Ahern, but I disagree, on the base of experiments we made with the E-Cats and the Hot Cats
    3- I wish good luck to this competitor of ours
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  36. Joseph Fine

    AR, Dave Lafleur,

    Here is a web resource on desalination and also of desalination filter membranes made out of graphene sheets. You can find further information on this website on a variety of subjects related to desalination.

    http://www.desalination.com

    http://www.desalination.com/wdr/50/9/graphene-membrane-technology-update

    Fresh regards,

    Joseph Fine

  37. Andrea Rossi

    Dr Joseph Fine:
    Useful information, as usually happens when you send a comment. As a matter of fact this treatment is very competitive and my opinion is that the E-Cat is not competitive for the desalination.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  38. Andrea Rossi

    Christopher Calder:
    Interesting opinion, but I think differently, based on my experiments. The work of Brian Ahern is interesting, though.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  39. Dear Mr. Rossi,

    This fascinating YouTube interview gives some possible explanations as to how your reactor works. It’s about magnetism in LENR.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_kID_E-3tY

    “Dr. Brian Ahern: Nanomagnetism, Cooperative Modes, & Non-Linear LENR”

    All the best, Christopher Calder

  40. Herb Gillis

    Dr. Rossi:
    Brian Ahern has expressed the opinion that LENR is not a nuclear phenomenon but instead an electromagnetic one. If that is true it raises the question of what the ultimate source of the observed excess energy might be. It clearly cannot be chemical, if your observations and the “third party test” results are accurate. Ahern said in a recent interview that the source may be some kind of vacuum energy (or the so-called “zero-point” energy of the vacuum). Do you think he might be right? If so; are there any limits to how much usable energy could be extracted from such a strange source?
    Kind regards; HRG.

  41. Andrea Rossi

    Dave Lafleur:
    I have no idea. I am not an expert of desalination, but costs of desalination are already very low, as far as I know: experts in past analyzed the possibility to desalinate with the E-Cat, but it turned out not to be competitive.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  42. Dave Lafleur

    AR,
    I would think that desalination would be an easy application of your technology, as all that is needed is boiling water and a condenser- and your low cost energy to make it practical.

    To make a quantum leap, pardon the pun, could you irrigate the deserts? Could you turn the Sinai Desert into an oasis instead of a war torn wasteland?

  43. Andrea Rossi

    Rafal Krych:
    We are working…
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  44. Rafal Krych

    Dear Andrea,

    This is why humanity needs home e-Cats so badly: How a solar storm two years ago nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth.

    Best wishes and keep up with good work with ending the “Fossil Fuels Age”!
    Rafal

  45. Rafal Krych

    Dear Andrea,

    This is why humanity needs home e-Cats so badly: .

    Best wishes and keep up with good work with ending the “Fossil Fuels Age”!
    Rafal

  46. Curiosone

    Do you continue to study physics, or now you just make your experiments and manufacturing?
    W.G.

  47. Andrea Rossi

    Curiosone:
    The answer is yes. It is the foundamental of LENR.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  48. Curiosone

    Dr Rossi:
    Are you still convinced that the “lattice” theory of Norman Cook is right?
    Thank you for your answer,
    W.G.

  49. Andrea Rossi

    Curiosone:
    I have ordered to myself to study and update myself on Physics at least 2 hours per day, rain or shine.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  50. Andrea Rossi

    Italo R.:
    Yes, you are absolutely right. The People of the E-Cat are extremely important . It maintains us constantly under a positive pressure. I am very disappointed not to be able to give information about the TIP-R2, of which I know nothing, and also for the 1 MW plant, about which we will give information only after a period of consolidation of the operation. That’s why now we talk of the rumors of Harley Davidsons. By the way, I read that many fans of this motorcycles are angry about the electric Harley, since its characteristic noise is an iconic heritage of these ouvres d’art. Anyway, it will not take long before we will have to talk about specific things.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  51. Italo R.

    “… we, the Team….”
    and that reminds me “We, The People of E-Cat” :-)

    Kind Regards,
    Italo R.

  52. Paul

    Andrea,

    In regards to: “Nobody is indispensable.”

    If you change the paint, you change the painting.

    Paul

  53. Andrea Rossi

    Paul:
    …and this give further evidence that no paint is indispensable.
    I really hope, and I am sure that, the Team of Industrial Heat has in me a good, but not indispensable, player. Their organization will overcome my subjective shortcomings.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.
    p.s.: 1 a.m. of Thursday July 24th, and we are working: we, the Team.

  54. Andrea Rossi

    Frank Acland:
    Nobody is indispensable.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  55. Frank Acland

    Dear Andrea,

    So do you feel that if you were to step away from your work now (I do not expect this), that the team at IH would be able to continue along developing E-Cat technology very well without you?

    Many thanks,

    Frank Acland

  56. Andrea Rossi

    Frank Acland:
    My team will be able to make better than me for sure.
    Warm Regards
    A.R.

  57. Andrea Rossi

    Steven N Karels:
    No more brumm brumm?
    A.R.

  58. Steven N. Karels

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    Harley Davidson is now testing a prototype electric powered motorcycle. Perhaps, in the future, an eCat powered motorcycle? So many possible eCat applications and so little time to think of them all.

  59. Frank Acland

    Dear Andrea,

    Regarding the first public 1 MW plant. As you have designed, built and tested it, do you now see ways it can be improved? Can the masterpiece be surpassed by an even better masterpiece?

    Many thanks,

    Frank Acland

  60. Curiosone

    I am hearing a rumor that the report of the TIP will be published in September…
    W.G.

  61. Andrea Rossi

    Curiosone:
    I am hearing the rumor of a Harley Davidson making “brumm, brumm” out of the window of my laboratory. That’s some rumor!
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  62. Curiosone

    Andrea:
    I imagine you are talking with the TIP now and again: how is the sensation, good or bad?
    W.G.

  63. Andrea Rossi

    Curiosone:
    The work of the Third Independent Party does not depend on me, as I wrote repeatedly. I must ask that the discussions about the report are put on hold until it will be published. I do not know, and cannot know when it will be ready and cannot provide any better information. I understand your feeling, I am very anxious too, but we must be patient.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  64. DTravchenko

    Dr Andrea Rossi:
    What do you think in general, not in particular, of all the people working in the LENR ?
    Warm Regards,
    D.T.

  65. Andrea Rossi

    DTravchenko:
    Yes.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  66. DTravchenko

    Dr Andrea Rossi:
    In your team is also a nuclear physicist?
    Warm Regards,
    D.T.

  67. Andrea Rossi

    DTravchenko:
    We find the work of our competitors to be anyway respectable and noteworthy.
    LENR as a field is rapidly pursuing cleaner and more affordable sources of energy. Making the world a better place through cleaner and more affordable energy is why we are working so hard with our R&D testing.
    This is a good thing and would be of great benefit to Society.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  68. Giovanni Guerrini

    This article was published in 1999,today it is of storical interest.

    http://www.radiocittadelcapo.it/wp-content/uploads/2-CHIMICA-E…MISTERI1.doc

    Regads G G

  69. Steven N. Karels

    Curwin,

    If eCat can use 3He AND it is economical to mine it on the moon, it would be less costly to use it rather than transporting hydrogen from the Earth. Probably hydrogen will be transported to the moon but for water unless vast quantities can be found during mining.

  70. curwin

    Steven N Karels:

    Even with the *astronomical cost of space launches, there seems to be enough energy in a kilo of H/D/Ni (or whatever) to perhaps make 3He a moot question?

  71. Andrea Rossi

    Steven N. Karels:
    Thank you, anyway interesting as an idea. Obviously I cannot give information, in positive, or in negative, regarding the materials I use or do not use in the reactor, even if projected in the future.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  72. Steven N. Karels

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    Helium-3 is readily available on the Moon’s regolith. It is also commercially available, albeit rather expensive. If you could obtain a sufficient quantity, you could test it. If it proves successful, you could then patent the process. That might serve you well but, of course, patents are limited in time and we do not know when a lunar colony will be viable. Use of lunar 3He would be much more economical than transporting hydrogen to the moon.

    There was conjecture that 3He might be the fusion fuel in the near future, be mined on the moon and transported to the Earth. If eCat is successful with nickel and ordinary hydrogen, there will be no need for lunar mining for Earth’s fuel needs.

  73. Andrea Rossi

    Thomas Florek:
    Thank you,
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  74. Andrea Rossi

    Steven N. Karels:
    Honestly, I am not able to answer. Being an experimentalist, I will answer you when I will go to the moon, try it with a series of tests and I will satellite you the results, positive or negative as they might be.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  75. Steven N. Karels

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    Looking to the future – do you think eCat technology could be employed on the Earth’s moon, but using 3He instead of 1H? Please let me know if the result could be positive or negative (LOL)

  76. Andrea Rossi

    Steven N. Karels:
    Thank you for your futuristic insight,
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  77. Andrea Rossi

    AlainCo:
    He,he,he…did the old expert of Los Alamos you heard of look like Peter Sellers? ( experimental observations reserve surprises).
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  78. While we wait for the independent report, here is an exclusive radio interview with Andrea Rossi. He discusses his feelings about music, and his experience playing the drums. This appears this week’s “Tom and Doug Show” which is broadcast on WOOL-FM, KHOI-FM and other stations on the Pacifica Network.

    Here is a link to the internet version of the program:
    http://tomanddoug.com/podcasts/TDShow470.mp3

  79. While we wait for the independent report, here is an exclusive radio interview with Andrea Rossi. He discusses his feelings about music, and his experience playing the drums. This appears this week’s “Tom and Doug Show” which is broadcast on WOOL-FM, KHOI-FM and other stations on the Pacifica Network.

    Here is a link to the internet version of the program:
    http://tomanddoug.com/podcasts/TDShow470.mp3

  80. Just a funny question (the rest is either positive or negative).

    Do you plan to build a tea kettle ? (even if it boils 10 tons of lyophilized tea)

    It seems that from old expert of Los Alamos I heard of, only a tea kettle can make them change their position.

    Scientific papers seems to have no value for most scientists. (experimental observation).

  81. Steven N. Karels

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    The analysis I presented was regarding what would happen if the world population increased to 10 billion AND the per capita energy consumption of everyone reached the current USA level. Other than solar or hydro, energy production uses the energy stored within the fuel (nuclear, coal, natural gas or eCat). Since eCat emits no greenhouse gases nor dangerous residuals as in nuclear power generation, eCat could replace most other fuel-based systems without adversely affecting the Earth.

  82. georgehants

    Dear Mr. Rossi, as there is very little info coming, could you confirm that you prefer British tea to American coffee.
    I hope that is not covered by a NDA.
    Ha.
    Best wishes

  83. Andrea Rossi

    Georgehants:
    He,he,he…I prefer coffee, but after playing tennis tea is better. Obviously this is jamesbondy language to talk about the catalyzers of the E-Cat (!) dodging the NDA.
    Warm Regards,
    A.

  84. Andrea Rossi

    Rodney Nicholson:
    Obviously we all have freedom of prediction!
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  85. Andrea Rossi

    Steven N. Karels:
    The heat produced from the E-Cats is in substitution, not in addition, to the average.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  86. Steven N. Karels

    Sent from my iPhone

    On Jul 20, 2014, at 8:49 PM, “Steven Karels” wrote:

    Too Much Heat?

    If the world switched to eCat technology for all of its energy needs, would the planet become too warm?

    Assumptions:

    1. ECat technology used to generate electricity for all forms of energy produced (heating, cars, electrical).
    2. World population of 10 billion (10,000,000,000) people
    3. All people consume at the USA per capita level.
    4. Effective conversion efficiency is 30% (Carnot of 45% plus COP of 6)
    5. If the total man-made energy release is less than 1% of the solar insolation, then no excessive heating should be observed

    Given:
    1. The total solar energy absorbed by Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and land masses is approximately 3,850,000 exajoules (EJ) per year or 3.85 * 10^^24 Joules
    2. USA per capita energy consumption per year = 300 GJ or 3 * 10^^11 J per year per person (USA)

    Computation:
    1.0 * 10^^10 people * 3 * 10^^9 J/(year – person) = 3 * 10^^19 J per year
    Accounting for a 30% efficiency means the amount of heat released per year is 1.0 * 10^^20 J

    Therefore, since the amount of energy released, (with everyone on the planet consuming as much energy as the average American), the net increase is less than 1% of 1% of the solar insolation and excess heating should not be a problem. This, without the release of greenhouse gases.

  87. Rodney Nicholson

    Hi Andrea:

    I predict that, while the original design (your ‘Bologna model’) had many E-cat units set up ‘in parallel’, the design of the newest industrial model has multiple E-cat modules set up ‘in series’, with the coolant temperature rising step by step as it passes each unit.

    As an economist I enjoy predicting things. Of course my predictions are not always correct!

    Rodney Nicholson.

  88. Andrea Rossi

    Silvio Caggia:
    Yes, you are correct.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  89. Lata

    Hi Andrea,
    As a mother of two little kids, I must reprimand you for constantly saying results will be positive or negative. It is like showing a kid a candy wrapper. When the kid gets interested, you say candy may or may not be in there. I believe you must be a grandfather. It is not very grandfatherly for you to be teasing your followers :-)

    Regards and Good Luck,
    Lata

  90. Andrea Rossi

    Lata:
    I am sorry for your feeling, but I am not playing with candies. For what concerns the Third Independent Party report, there is nothing I can do but waiting the publication, which does not depend on me and I cannot have more information. Regarding the 1 MW plant, we cannot give any specific information before we are allowed to publish the data of its operations. We cannot risk to give data that eventually could become substantially different. Imagine you have candies you do not know what are they made with and you have to say to your children “I cannot give you these candies until I am not sure they are positive for you”.
    Thank you for your kind attention,
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  91. silvio caggia

    Dear Andrea Rossi,
    Reading between lines, it seems to me that the 1MW plant 001 is an evolution from the bologna container, while the TIP report is about the hot-cat cylinder module.
    This could explain why the positive or negative results of the last has no direct relation with the results of the first…
    My idea is that the goal of the last is to study the “rossi effect” by itself, while the object of the first is the industrial application of the effect…
    To make an automotive metafora: can we say hot-cat is like a “formula 1″ car while 1MW plant is like a “rally” car?

  92. Andrea Rossi

    Steven N. Karels:
    Of course. As I said, photos and data will be published when the visits will be allowed.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  93. Steven N. Karels

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    Photos are nice, but I would rather see test data – output versus input.

  94. Andrea Rossi

    Giuliano Bettini:
    We will publish the photos of the new 1MW plant .
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  95. georgehants

    Dear Mr. Rossi, Sherlock Holmes father Conan Doyle always knew that Sherlock had to give a few hints to the readers to keep them interested.
    Come on, keep the galley happy, give us a small clue.

  96. Andrea Rossi

    Georgehants:
    There are no clues, just very sophisticated measurements of which we are waiting the results.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  97. Andrea Rossi

    Angel Blume:
    We will publish, from now on, only results of plants in operation. The Third Independent Report will be the last report published regarding an experiment on the current E-Cat or Hot Cat, , at least until we will not introduce significant modifications. We cannot give any further information about our plants until the opening of visits to our industrial plant in operation. About the TIP Report: it is not “so long delayed”, it is running through the normal reviewing period of any important scientific publication. There is no doubt that the results will be important, positive or negative as they might be.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  98. Giuliano Bettini

    Andrea,
    georgehants says: “Come on, keep the galley happy, give us a small clue.”
    I propose, just a Selfie with the new 1 MW plant.
    All celebrities make a Selfie now. =D
    Thanks
    Giuliano Bettini

  99. Andrea Rossi

    Angel Blume:
    We will publish nothing before the publication of the Third Independent Party. We must confront it before any further communication.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  100. Angel Blume

    Dear Andrea,

    Precedent post did not arrive.

    My question:
    Apart from publication of TIP results, could you publish your own results with magnitude values.

    Best regards

    Angel