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Page 4 of our archives of the updates we have been posting about the October 28, 2011 test of the 1 MW E-Cat (Energy Catalyzer) in Bologna, Italy, attended by around 30 observers, and carried out by scientists/engineers of the customer.

Covering November 1 - 5, 2011

Click here for the most recent updates.


November 6 - 14, 2011

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Video from Radio Città del Capo about the event of 28 October 2011 (in Italian):

FOCARDI: "Closing the input of hydrogen is sufficient to stop the reaction. When we performed the initial experiments we had a cell/core working for months and continously heating the offices of Rossi during the winter, and at one point we realised that we did not know how to stop the reaction. I suggested Rossi to hammer the apparatus (NOTE: Focardi laughs), instead Rossi stopped the reaction by not feeding the apparatus with hydrogen."

--Francesco 12:07, 5 November 2011 (PDT)


other videos on the E-Cat can be also found here:,_2011_E-Cat_Test

--Francesco 12:23, 5 November 2011 (PDT)

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-- SilverThunder 10:37, 5 November 2011 (PDT)

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NOVEMBER 5, 2011, 10:55AM ET -- Joe Shea's CNN IrEPORT story on how the Associated Press has failed to report the successful test witnessed by its Science writer of Andrea Rossi's 479 Kw Energy Catalyzer, or E Cat, has gotten more than 7,000 readers and was shared nearly 60 times. As Peswiki's Sterling Allan originally reported, the large E Cat - made up of 107 smaller home-sized 5,000-watt reactors - was bought by an unidentified buyer last week. Rossi says he is going straight to market with the [1 MW] E Cats. Word is out that the buyer was a NATO military officer. The smaller 5,000-watt reactors would cover the average home's electrical needs and sell for about $5,000 when introduced. Manufacturing is set to begin in Miami, a violent and dangerous city where corrupt bureaucrats and zoning officials are likely to make life difficult for him, while unions will slow him down at the congested Port of Miami. We urge him to try problem-free Port Manatee near Bradenton, Fla., the closest U.S. port to the expanding Panama Canal. There, new Encouragement Zone projects pay no taxes for years. Del Monte does most of its local shipping out of Port Manatee. One packing plant operator in California told us early last week that he's paying $17,000 a month to air-condition or heat his 44,000-sq.ft plant. In two hot summer months, he could amortize the cost of 6 E Cats and never pay a power bill again!

-- SilverThunder 08:55, 5 November 2011 (PDT)

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From: "Andrea Rossi - Leonardo Corp."
To: "Sterling Allan"
Cc: "Lisa Lyon"; "George Noory"; "Hank Mills"; "Joel Garbon"
Sent: Saturday, November 05, 2011 8:44 AM [mst]
Subject: Re: C2C update on cold fusion E-Cat -- 1 MW Plant sold

Sterling Allan is a scientific journalist that really has understood the spirit of our work.
Andrea Rossi

-- SilverThunder 08:40, 5 November 2011 (PDT)

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  • Cold fusion anyone? - One of the most elusive, and as some scientists may add, the most unattainable scientific breakthroughs - cold fusion, along with say zero-point energy - remains the kind of science that conceivably makes sense, but had until today remained out of the grasp of scientists. (AllVoices; Nov. 4, 2011)

-- SilverThunder 07:08, 5 November 2011 (PDT)

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I sent the following email to Lisa Lyon of Coast to Coast AM:

From: Sterling Allan
To: Lisa Lyon ; George Noory
Cc: Hank Mills ; Andrea Rossi ; Joel Garbon
Sent: Saturday, November 05, 2011 7:40 AM
Subject: C2C update on cold fusion E-Cat -- 1 MW Plant sold

Hi Lisa,

There has been a major development in Andrea Rossi's E-Cat technology, which we covered in the March 23 interview with George Noory, myself, and Andrea Rossi.

C2C linked to a story about this on Friday, Nov. 4, at

Here is a listing of coverage on the E-Cat since January when they had their first press conference:
Recent coverage includes Wired, Discovery, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, CBS, Daily Mail, LiveScience, NyTeknik,, Slashdot

It certainly is not without its controversy. The main criticism is that Rossi doesn't set up his demonstrations in an academically rigorous way. He's not an academic. He's a practical, horse-sense kind of guy. The professors I talked to who will be conducting tests at the University of Bologna want two years. One year to study "how" and one year to study "why". Meanwhile, Rossi wants this technology to go out to the world, so he's doing just that. (Remember, scientists to 4 years with the Wright Bros flying around before they admitted they had been wrong about man not being able to fly...)

I was one of 30 guests with a special invitation who attended a special event Oct. 28 (the true ending of the Mayan calendar according to some) in Bologna, Italy, in which the first commercial customer tested the 1 MW version of the E-Cat, and witnessed 479 kW (average) of power continuously for 5.5 hours in self-sustained mode, with no outside input other than some electricity for fans, pumps, and electromagnetic stimulation (a few kW). The customer (who's engineers conducted the test) purchased the device, being satisfied with the results of test. Now the 1 MW plant is open for commercial sales ($2,000 / kW installed), with up to 100 expected to be manufactured this year. Once mass produced, the cost is expected to go down to $100/kW, 10x cheaper than coal or natural gas power.

One of the most remarkable things about this is that Rossi said in January that in October he would demonstrate the first commercial 1 MW plant; and he actually kept to that deadline and pulled it off. Very rare.

My report is here:
It has been one of the primary sources listed by other news services.

Here is an index of articles we've written on the subject:

We're in process of helping Rossi build a website.

I think it would be good to have myself and Andrea Rossi on again to give an update on the progress that has been made, and to address some of the controversy. I could also give an update on our Top 5 Exotic Free Energy Technologies listing.

Possible show title: E-Cat Cold Fusion Goes Commercial; and other Free Energy News. I could easily take 4 hours, but 2 would be fine, or 1.

At a minimum, I think you should have me on during your opening news segment to give your readers an briefing on the E-Cat developments.

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-- SilverThunder 07:08, 5 November 2011 (PDT)

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The Friday, November 4, 2011 News page at gave the following link:

Italian Cold Fusion Machine Passes Another Test
Italian physicist and inventor Andrea Rossi has conducted a public demonstration of his "cold fusion" machine.
— Life's Little Mysterie

-- SilverThunder 05:40, 5 November 2011 (PDT)

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Friday, November 4, 2011

-- SilverThunder 16:32, 4 November 2011 (PDT)

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  • Italian Cold Fusion Machine Passes Another Test - Italian physicist and inventor Andrea Rossi has conducted a public demonstration of his "cold fusion" machine, the E-Cat, at the University of Bologna, showing that a small amount of input energy drives an unexplained reaction between atoms of hydrogen and nickel that leads to a large outpouring of energy, more than 10 times what was put in. (; Nov. 3, 2011)

-- SilverThunder 15:53, 4 November 2011 (PDT)

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The Falls Church News Press article has been reprinted in and

-- SilverThunder 14:57, 4 November 2011 (PDT)

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Article from the Daily Mail, similar to the one from Foxnews about the E-Cat:

--Francesco 14:01, 4 November 2011 (PDT)

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Article from CBS News (it is the same article from

( also here )

--Francesco 13:57, 4 November 2011 (PDT)

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Here is a response I got to the question: "What should I tell people who are interested in smaller power units?"

From: "Andrea Rossi - Leonardo Corp."
To: "Sterling Allan"
Sent: Friday, November 04, 2011 8:00 AM
Subject: Re: order for 10 units of 10KW -20KW E-cat power units

We need from 1 to 2 years to be ready with all the necessary authorizations.
Warm Regards,
Andrea Rossi

-- SilverThunder 09:16, 4 November 2011 (PDT)

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October 29-31, 2011 ARCHIVED:

-- SilverThunder

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  • MSNBC Carries Story about the E-Cat — With Positive Slant - Andrea Rossi's Cold Fusion Reactor ... Walchover notes that the physicists who have attended demonstrations of the E-Cat put on by Rossi have all come away with a recognition that something unusual is happening in the energy catalyzer. ... (E-Cat World; November 3, 2011)
  • US Media and Military Show Interest in E-cat - Andrea Rossi's latest e-cat test last week is attracting both attention and speculation in the media. A major US media outlet Fox News has actually put out a news story and not an op-ed about the e-cat test. In the article writer John Brandon ... (Cold Fusion News; November 3, 2011)

-- SilverThunder 05:05, 4 November 2011 (PDT)

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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Another 5 kW E-Cat Case Design Submission. This one is by Jim Rodney.


-- SilverThunder 20:47, 3 November 2011 (PDT)

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This came in by email:

From: Solihin Millin
To: Sterling Allan
Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2011 5:38 PM

What you may find of interest beautiful Sterling, is that many consider the 28th October, 2011 as the true end of the Mayan Calendar and the start of the New Golden Age of Planet Earth and us all.


Love and peace,


-- SilverThunder 16:51, 3 November 2011 (PDT)

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Suggestion from a reader:

As you may know, there are many standards for sale of systems that produce Steam or hot water, which are covered by the ASME and other national standards as well as many local codes – You might find this site of some value to indicate the basic minimum level of testing and compliance that systems like Andrea’s will have to conform to, to be sold, installed, and operated.

Heating and power boilers, and pressure vessels, are governed by various codes, including ASME, NBBPVI, NFPA, local and state standards, and a host of others for foreign countries. It might be wise to buy the ASME handbook, as a starting place to help guide Andrea through the certification process for sale and use of systems like his, in the US.

-- SilverThunder 13:32, 3 November 2011 (PDT)

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Article from about the event of 28 October 2011 (actually it doesn't really address the 28 event; but it is favorable in general -- SilverThunder 14:45, 3 November 2011 (PDT)):

--Francesco 12:57, 3 November 2011 (PDT)

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Article from Falls Church News-Press concerning the event of 28 October 2011 and the E-Cat in general:

--Francesco 10:39, 3 November 2011 (PDT)

  • Best Exotic FE: Nuclear > Cold Fusion > Rossi >
    The Peak Oil Crisis: Cold Fusion Redux - A fair overview of the pros and cons and consideration of the ramifications of this technology. "Support for the position that this is a fraud comes from the fact that so far only the inventors and their closest associates seem to know what is going on inside the reactor." (Falls Church News Press; November 2, 2011)

-- SilverThunder 15:27, 3 November 2011 (PDT)

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Andrea Rossi
November 2nd, 2011
An imbecile is going around sending “confidential” letters saying that our plant tested on the 28th did not have safety valves. Of course everybody with a minimum of knowledge of the matter knows that it is not possible not to put safety valves in a steam generator , but let me confirm the obvious: the plant has 104 safety valves, one per every vessel, regulated to open at 3 bars. The imbecile who is expanding this and other falsities is not a puppett, he is a puppetteer. Before or later I will publish the story of our relationship with this guy, as well as tapes in which he and his fellows have been videotaped while trying to steal samples of powder in my factory during a visit, as well as a draft of a contract which was a fraud. Desperate of the fact that we started the manufacturing of our 1 MW plants the puppetteers are scratching the bottom of their bullshit barrells, and teaming up with other gangs of thieves too.
Andrea Rossi

--Francesco 06:21, 3 November 2011 (PDT)

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Video by Mats Lewan (Ny Teknik) about the 1MW plant while operating:

--Francesco 06:21, 3 November 2011 (PDT)

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Finally, we've got a story up about this:

-- SilverThunder 05:51, 3 November 2011 (PDT)

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

-- SilverThunder

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Rossi has suggested that at some point he may sell shares of stock.

Nocompromises 13:44, 2 November 2011 (PDT)

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Article by John Brandon from Foxnews about the event of 28 October 2011:

Sterling Allan, CEO of the alternative energy news agency Pure Energy Systems, told he attended Rossi’s demonstration and the E-Cat is self sustaining.

“What Rossi demonstrated was 470 kilowatts of continuous output in self-sustain mode -- meaning the output was enough to keep the thing running on its own,” he told

Allan hinted on his blog that an unnamed “customer” of Rossi's device is a military organization that starts with an N. Rossi said this customer measured and verified the test -- and told that Paul Swanson with the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems unit (SPAWAR) can vouch for the demonstration. spoke with a man at SPAWAR who identified himself as Swanson, and who said only that he was "not in a position to talk to the press." Several other sources within the Navy and the Pentagon either declined to comment or did not return messages.

--Francesco 12:09, 2 November 2011 (PDT)

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Here's our latest story, by Hank Mills.

-- SilverThunder 21:42, 1 November 2011 (PDT)

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  • Open Source the E-Cat? - As news of E-Cat technology comes to the attention of more people, a common response from people who believe in its legitimacy, and its potential to change the world, is to ask why Andrea Rossi does not go ahead and release his secret to the world so that people can develop it without any restriction. The argument is that that this would be the fastest way to propagate this technology and bring its benefit to the maximum amount of people possible. ('E-CatWorld; November 1, 2011)

-- SilverThunder 19:28, 1 November 2011 (PDT)

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  • Planning for Abundance - So what if things did change? What if distribution and electricity were not the be-all of commercial and domestic energy? Some colleagues and I were discussing the improbable demonstration in Bologna on October 28, the demonstration of Andrea Rossi’s e-cat system. As I write this, responses range from exuberance to cries of fraud and, guardedly, some comments that he might have pulled it off. (AutomatedBuildings; Nov. 1, 2011)

-- SilverThunder 19:25, 1 November 2011 (PDT)

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Energy Catalyzer page at Wikipedia flagged for deletion

Actually, this doesn't surprise me at all. Wikipedia is very pro-establishment, anti-cutting-edge. They will only cover things that the "mainstream" considers copacetic. They don't venture into the bleeding edge like we do here at PESWiki. They classify the page under "Fringe physics" and "Discovery and invention controversies"

In fact, it was their repeated deletion of pages I put up there when I first discovered them starting in December 2003, that spurred me to finally start PESWiki in August, 2004, meeting some guys at the TeslaTech conference who knew how to do it. We kick Wikipedia's butt in covering breakthrough stuff, and often, even mainstream topics we are ahead of them in Google search returns.

Now, here's something interesting. Check out their traffic over the past year: It is down by 13% while ours is holding steady:

The mainstream is loosing ground, and I predict that we are about to lunge forward.

I've posted a copy of the Wikipedia page here: PowerPedia:Energy Catalyzer

From: Scott Chase
To: sterlingda
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2011 7:10 PM [MST]
Subject: Energy Catalyzer Wiki page under flagged for deletion

Hi Sterling,
I'm following your play-by-play reporting on the E-Cat ! ! !
Just wanted you to know that the Energy Catalyzer Wiki page is "being considered for deletion":

Scott Chase

-- SilverThunder 23:42, 31 October 2011 (PDT)

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