The Patsy, the Working Group, and the Hardware (Hank Mills)

The following post has been submitted by Hank Mills

There’s a saying that there’s nothing new under the sun. That adage also holds true for the unidentified flying objects that have been sighted in the skies of our planet since antiquity. In fact, the astonishing rock-solid evidence of a startling encounter with a seemingly intelligently controlled craft released by the Pentagon’s newly declassified Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) isn’t really a breakthrough, a revelation, or a discovery of paradigm shattering magnitude.

At least hundreds – if not thousands – of equally significant events have been documented over the past century. Being tracked on radar repeatedly violating our airspace, showing off their technological superiority while interacting with our aircraft, remotely disrupting the control systems of our nuclear arsenal, and in some cases crashing to Earth leaving behind hardware and corpses, they’ve attracted plenty of attention by the powers that be.

Starting at least immediately after the crash of an extraterrestrial space craft outside of Roswell, New Mexico in 1947 and continuing through the cold war to modern times, a conglomeration of influential parties and individuals identified by multiple different names in the history of ufology that I refer to here as the “Working Group”, has made it its mandate to manage all knowledge and information about these non-human visitors.

After decades of repeated, frequent visitation, the bulk of the scientific community still equate all unidentified aerial phenomena to snake oil and pseudo-scientific woo woo. Compared to the Working Group, the AATIP is nothing more than a Johnny-come-lately entity attempting to figure out exactly has been going on.

The gun camera footage of a clearly anomalous craft obtained by two Super Hornet jet fighter pilots, along with associated witness testimony, shows those involved with the AATIP haven’t been twiddling their thumbs. There’s no denying the significance of the incident; no human built craft utilizing even the most advanced publicly known technology could maneuver in such a manner. No plane, drone, or rocket ever built can make such hard turns, accelerate so rapidly, and instantly stop on a dime; moreover, the visible lack of any component resembling a known propulsion or control mechanism is confounding, to say the least.

But a dozen such videos would not compare to the evidence and assets collected by the Working Group, because they have actual hardware. That’s right, I refuse to pull my punches here: they have had since early July of 1947, and possibly before, at least partially intact extraterrestrial space craft along with the bodies of their occupants.

The bounty acquired from the find of an ET craft would be incalculable. For a moment, consider the massive wealth of knowledge that could be obtained from the study of any one item found aboard. Ignoring the bodies and the organ systems composing their overall anatomy, single cells from the bodies could contain DNA, genes, proteins, and organelles capable of keeping thousands of biologists up to their neck in work for their entire careers. Any bacteria, viruses, parasites, symbiotes, or other organisms found while analyzing these cells could represent additional life-forms that would require additional study. This would be a serious matter, because no one would want a beast such as the fictional “Andromeda Strain” pathogen escaping and wreaking havoc.

From a material science point of view – not even considering the process of trying to figure out their purpose or function – every device found would have to be studied intently. A single gadget could be composed of totally unknown polymers, alloys, semi-conductors, super-conductors, and other materials that would make even the often hyped up Earth material, graphene, seem oddly mundane. From one ray gun or communicator, a hundred new industries could be spawned, each producing materials that could change our civilization as significantly as plastics did last century! Since it seems plausible that extraterrestrial craft capable of traversing long distances would utilize information technology, the computer systems of any such ship would be worthy of intense study.

Already, we humans on Earth can fit the equivalent of a full-sized library of books in a single computer. If our data storage technologies can store hundreds of gigabytes in postage stamp sized flash memory chips, I’d suppose that such a space faring species could achieve greater densities. Hacking into such an extraterrestrial database, if we could even interpret a fraction the content, might give us access to the accumulated knowledge of a thousand different cultures spanning the galaxy – each ancient and having existing in a technologically sophisticated state for potentially thousands or millions of years. As you can see, not even factoring in the energy production and propulsion technologies that could be acquired from the study of such a vehicle, the Working Group possessed hardware and biology of infinite worth.

There was certainly a need to apply a great deal of caution during the examination and investigation of these materials. Perhaps, when it came to certain specifics and details, there could have even been a legitimate need for a certain level of secrecy – at least initially. But the Working Group didn’t simply take a modest length of time (perhaps a few months or up to a year) to assess what they found before at least sharing some of the fundamentals of the discovery with the public.

Primarily, the extraterrestrial nature of the craft found at Roswell should have been admitted to and the initial cover-up, including weather balloon absurdity, emphatically apologized for. Instead, they decided to continually suppress the knowledge obtained from the very citizens they were supposed to serve, while hungrily seeking more assets of extraterrestrial origin for their own purposes.

They have continued along this corrupt path to this very day. A few readers of this article may argue that someone or some faction of the Working Group (most likely after all these years it’s not a totally monolithic organization) allowed for the creation of the AATIP, and, therefore, are starting a process of disclosure. “We should be encouraged and celebrate that disclosure is beginning,” they may exclaim. “After being kept in the dark so long, we should just be happy they are letting some information out! Why bite the hand that feeds us?”

We, members of the public in the declassified world, have been kept trapped in a narrowly confined paradigm due to the initial decisions and continuing efforts of the Working Group. While ET craft are flying in our skies above our heads, we’re allowed to be taught that any intelligent extraterrestrial life is likely far away (if we are not alone in the universe altogether),that there will never be a way of traveling faster than light to make interstellar space travel practical (at least in a normal human lifespan), and we know almost everything of practical value when it comes to physics (Einstein’s E=MC2 tells us everything we need to know).

Not only are we kept trapped in a tangled web of falsehoods to keep the elephant in the room almost invisible, but the vast majority of our leaders are as well. Our elected decision makers are kept ignorant despite the reality of such contact being of utmost urgency. Apparently, the Working Group assumes that they’ve been bestowed some divine right to govern over all these matters. Operating outside the governmental structure established in the constitution, denying the concept of democracy, seeking to maintain the status quo of secrecy above all other considerations: their tyranny knows no bounds.

If the members of the former AATIP project, which has reportedly been defunded and shut down, are truly seeking to serve the public good, they should do more than push to declassify the UFO evidence they’ve accumulated. With equal vigor, they should openly share what they know or have discovered about the Working Group and urge the official government of the United to bring all matters pertaining to UFOs under the control of duly elected representatives. I suspect that the members of the AATIP project and the civilian organizations they are now coordinating with would have little or no problem with this.

What may complicate the efforts to get at the truth about the UFO topic is that the Working Group and their allies likely had already built their own replications of extraterrestrial vehicles by the 1960s or 1970s, at the latest. By examining the workings of the craft recovered at Roswell and other recovery sites, they likely discovered that Maxwell’s original conceptualization of electrodynamics (before Heaviside gutted his original equations) offered a correct interpretation of physical reality in most regards. I believe a significant percentage of unknown craft in our skies exhibiting seemingly impossible maneuvers are of human origin: utilizing a complete grasp of physical reality rather than the tiny subset used by aeronautical engineers to produce chemically fueled rockets and jet engines.

The classical view of electrodynamics was one in which an aether or universal medium pervaded all space, even existing in the hard vacuum light years away between stars. In relation to the study of electrical forces, a flow of aether was the source of the “magnetic vector potential” which Maxwell considered to be the prime mover and source of momentum for all electromagnetic phenomenon. Along with the “scalar potential” (which could be considered somewhat analogous to the atmospheric pressure of the aether), these two concepts gave electromagnetism physical reality, something more than mathematical equations. The manipulation of this aether could allow for the manipulation of gravity, inertia, and mass. This is because if such a structure to the vacuum actually exists, these forces are not properties intrinsic to matter; instead, these forces are simply a result of the interaction of matter with the medium in which they occupy. Electrodynamics could be directly compared to the hydrodynamic study of fluids. Around the year 1900 or shortly after, cynics began to dismiss the idea of the aether. Then a little while later, Heaviside truncated and reformulated Maxwell’s original equations completely eliminating the magnetic vector potential and scalar potential. This was the travesty beyond imagination that crippled humanity’s path to the stars. To get an idea of what his self-confessed, quoted “murder” of the magnetic vector potential and “elimination” of the scalar potential did, imagine a raging, powerful river the top few inches of has been frozen over by an arctic blast. The currents, pressures, and movements of the flowing water beneath the icy layer above are the dynamic, momentum carrying “potentials” that Heaviside eliminated. All that’s left to be seen is the frozen, stationary surface which roughly represents the magnetic and electric fields in this analogy. Sadly, this leaves humanity with only a tiny sub-set of physical reality to engineer.

Multiple witnesses have come forward revealing that in top secret “special access projects” exotic craft with “reactionless” propulsion systems (meaning they don’t burn rocket or jet fuels to push matter backwards to get an equal and opposite Newtonian push forward) have been built and successfully flown. A detailed description of one possible such craft, referred to as the Fluxliner ARV (Alien Reproduction Vehicle), is available in multiple documentaries available with a quick internet search — see one source here: The witness who allegedly saw the craft and worked with a trusted colleague to produce detailed diagrams has provided a plethora of information.

Basically, in accordance with the results of various private experimenters and theoreticians, the Fluxliner ARV manipulated the aether occupying its external environment via extremely intense electric fields. Their specific orientations producing an asymmetrical gradient in the density of the aether, a propulsive force was produced that could allow for faster than light travel. Once the propulsion system was activated with the output of two deep cycle lead acid batteries, the energy of the vacuum itself sustained the craft. This propulsion system not only allowed faster than light travel but an elimination of inertial forces that would harm occupants and a deflector barrier to prevent catastrophic strikes from interstellar dust: all the primary systems of Star Trek’s Star Ship Enterprise simplified and combined!

Long time readers E-Cat World, who have followed the saga of Andrea Rossi’s technology, might recognize the probable involvement of these “potentials” and the aether in the Energy Catalyzer. To explain the connection, I must go back to the work of another amazingly intuitive inventor named Kenneth Shoulders.

Often described as the father of microelectronics for his pioneering work in chip making technologies during the earlier portion of his career, he labored for decades in the later years of his life investigating anomalous yet ubiquitous objects called Exotic Vacuum Objects. He discovered that when you apply a sufficiently quick high voltage pulse across the gap between a sharpened cathode and an anode, what appears to be a dense self-organized ball or torus of electrons appear.

Somehow defying the repulsive force between their like electrical charges, they hold together in an organized pattern. These structures of intense charge density – also called charge clusters or electron clusters — confined in such a tiny region (often around one micrometer in diameter although capable of growing far larger) have the capability of doing all sorts of nearly unimaginable things. The ability to accelerate heavy positive ions to a fraction of the speed of light with nearly no energy cost, bore tunnels through solid materials in a process that de-molecularizes matter, induce nuclear reactions by multiple mechanisms, produce powerful beams of magnetic vector potential, seemingly fade in and out of existence: these critters are as strange as they are potentially useful.

Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat devices likely have used EVOs, in one flavor or another since there are multiple types, as catalysts to induce nuclear reactions. To fully explain the connections between EVOs and LENR would require another essay, but suffice it to say that once understood the links are obvious. What’s most interesting is to consider the processes by which the E-Cat QX is likely extracting energy from the vacuum: drawing from the scalar and vector potentials that aren’t supposed to exist according to the officialdom of science. In reality, Andrea Rossi is re-inventing a wheel that’s closely related to technologies the Working Group de-engineered from extraterrestrial craft long ago.

When Kenneth Shoulders first submitted patent applications, the government attempted to classify his work – nullifying years of laboratory time, theoretical work by his close colleague Harold Puthoff, and a significant monetary investment by his financial benefactor. He managed to rescue his technology from being suppressed by the military-industrial complex only be producing and distributing a book titled, “EV – A Tale of Discovery.” to several of his closest friends, associates, and colleagues.

After refusing to disclose to whom he sent the detailed step by step description of his work up to that point, the government relented and dropped their effort to classify his patent applications. There are many reasons why they may have desired to impose such a classification. Over-unity energy production via generation of linearly directed longitudinal waves (magnetic vector potential) that due to a lack of a hydrodynamic swirling component “curl” (a contaminating magnetic field component) do not produce the back EMF Lenz Law demands, induction of nuclear reactions with ordinary stable materials for very low input energies, the capability in some configurations to produce powerful electromagnetic pulses, the ability to produce all sorts of anomalous effects in materials: these all may or may not have been involved in their decision to try and bury his years of labor.

But another possibility instantly comes to mind. Kenneth Shoulders supposed that an individual EVO – an tightly confined organized pattern of electrons with perhaps heavier ions at their core – would experience acceleration when its overall shape was distorted. To conceptualize this idea, imagine a symmetrical, roughly round ball of rotating electrons with a vortex going down the middle. If through external manipulation one side of this torodial system became skinnier while the other became fatter (perhaps becoming more like an asymmetrical tear drop) a gradient in the density of the aether would be a result. According to many modern theorists who have analyzed the connections between classical electrodynamics and hydrodynamics, this would produce an imbalance of force producing motion.

The glowing and seemingly electric aura around the UFO video released by the AATIP seems to indicate it was surrounded by a powerful electric field – perhaps creating a gradient in the aether around itself to manipulate gravity, mass, and inertia (which are all really different manifestations of potentials that Heaviside eliminated from Maxwell’s equations) to perform the beyond zippy accelerations recorded by the Navy pilots interviewed by the New York Times. Now the connection becomes clear and leads to a number of questions.

What if yet another reason Kenneth Shoulder’s work was attempted to be classified is that the basic propulsion mechanism of his electron clusters (EVOs) and the extraterrestrial craft visiting our planet are identical? (Including the craft built by the Working Group?)

What if a comprehensive study of Kenneth Shoulder’s electron clusters (EVOs) by a broader range of laboratories would reveal the existence and primary importance of Maxwell’s electromagnetic potentials (the true motive force below the surface of the frozen over river) to the world?

What if the consequence of this knowledge being openly accepted as scientific fact – no longer only discussed by a select few – would be a chilling yet infuriating wake up call that craft with the properties attributed to UFOs could have been built with decades old technology?

The potential answers to the above three questions are probably of high importance to the Working Group; yet, whether or not they were involved, directly or indirectly, with the attempted suppression of his work is unknown.

My hope is the future videos, photographs, and witness interviews the remnants of the AATIP may provide won’t turn this de-funded project into a patsy for the Working Group. When people look towards the AATIP standing next to a monitor showing footage of a flying disc that had been classified for a few years, they need to notice the crashed discs, alien bodies, and recovery teams in the landscape behind them, extending all the way back to 1947. Although the precise activities, motives, and agenda of the AATIP is not fully understood (there’s always a chance that someone from the Working Group has been interfacing with them), in the worst case they are likely luminous beings of light compared to the dark entities that preceeded them.

If we are extremely lucky, individuals who were associated with the AATIP may continue to work together, even if in an unofficial manner, to expose the full and uncensored history of the Working Group. Then, if we are extremely fortunate, one day soon the Roswell UFO could be displayed for all to see on the White House lawn. Only then can we travel to the stars and properly introduce the human species to our countless, infinitely varied, and likely very interesting neighbors.

Hank Mills

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Rossi Defines the E-Cat

In the meeting with the Energy 2.0 Society last weekend (see here: Andrea Rossi was asked to provide a short description or definition of the E-Cat. I don’t recall him ever giving such a concise description before, so I thought it might be interesting to post what he said.

“The E-Cat is a fluid heater, and it is a device that heats a fluid that can be water, air, oil, whatever; and it allows to have a COP that is by orders of magnitude higher than the COP that is normally given by normal devices that have to heat fluid. And the COP is coefficient of performance, the ratio between the energy that is produced and the energy that is consumed.”

We have seen the term “fluid heater” before, since that is the title of his US Patent

Tasks and Results of LENR Transmutation experiments by “Synthestech” (Sponsored Post)

The following is a sponsored post that has been submitted by Russian company “Synthestech”

Tasks and results of LENR Transmutation experiments by “Synthestech”

Tasks which Vladislav Karabanov’s research team is facing

The first task was to find a method of manageable and effective implementation of the LENR Transmutation of chemical elements. That is, a transformation of low-value chemical elements into valuable ones. A method that has a perspective of industrial application. The microbiological method of transmutation of chemical elements, was proved, by analysis results, to be unpromising. In biological environments, transmutation cannot be controlled and will not yield significant results in the next 15–20 years.

Therefore, we chose to search for a controlled method of LENR Transmutation. At the end of 2016, the beginning of 2017, we gained a clear understanding of the necessary conditions that allow the Low-energy Transmutation process to occur. We have developed a number of important “know-hows” and have identified the key components that should be included in the process. During this period, we have carried out several hundreds of experiments and more than a hundred of different analyzes of the obtained chemical elements. The analysis of both the original matrix and the substance obtained after the process, was conducted.

Developed Know-how

Dozens of modifications of the LENR Transmutation reactors have been built and tested. We have developed a combination of reagents and compositions of chemical elements that allowed the process of Low-energy Transmutation to occur. We have determined effective methods of energy impact on the prepared medium with a matrix of the starting chemical elements.

It is necessary to point out that we did not seek to delve into theoretical concepts, but focused on practical experiments and results.

As a result of the carried out LENR Transmutation, according to the developed model, valuable chemical elements of the platinum group (platinum, iridium, palladium, ruthenium, etc.) were recorded in matrices of low-value chemical elements (copper, iron, tin, etc.). Also, the presence of other elements, which did not exist in the initial matrices, was recorded.
Examples of chemical analysis results, conducted in a number of independent laboratories.

Image 1. Spectrogram showing presence of a valuable element (in this case iridium), which was not present in the starting material.

Also, as a result of the LENR Transmutation process, in addition to the above mentioned elements of the platinum group, other chemical elements, that were not present in the initial matrix, were obtained (selenium, germanium, niobium, etc.)

Image 2. Results from another laboratory using other analytical equipment. As a result of LENR Transmutation iridium, platinum, and ruthenium were obtained.

Analyzes were conducted in various laboratories and using various equipment in order to receive versatile data. The results confirmed the occurrence of new elements, among which are chemical elements of the platinum group.

Concerning the Cold Transmutation, the Coulomb barrier and the things alike, I can explain them in the following way. I just want to share it with you.

Imagine that the outer border of an atom is like the walls of a house you live in. People inside the house are like protons. If people try to leave the house chaotically, they will bang against the walls. And in order to get out of the house you have to destroy the walls. That is, to overcome the Coulomb barrier. But in reality, people do not leave their houses breaking down the walls. They go through the door or, in the extreme case, through the window. This door or a window is the way, the tunnel through which the proton exchange takes place. And this is Cold transmutation (LENR Transmutation).


Summing up, the research group “Synthestech” has carried out a successful experimental and research work. The foundation was laid for the further development of the technology for LENR Transmutation of chemical elements. There is a realistic perspective in the foreseeable future, with the appropriate technical and laboratory facilities, to develop an industrial technology for the LENR Transmutation of chemical elements.

Our web site:

Vladislav Karabanov

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E-Cat World Demo Landing Page

I decided it might be useful to make a dedicated page for the E-Cat Presentation. I imagine that there will be more information coming out before the event, and of course during and afterwards, and I think it could be helpful to have a single place to post important links and information.

This page could also be something people could share with others beforehand to alert them about the upcoming presentation.

The link is:

I will be updating it as new information is provided, so check back frequently for the latest updates, and let me know if you have any suggestions.

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Researchers Theorize Highly Energetic Quark Fusion

A new article in the journal Nature is reporting that researchers Marek Karliner (Tel Aviv University) and Jonathan Rosner(University of Chicago) have proposed that fusing of quarks (subatomic particles) can be far more energetic than the fusion of hydrogen atoms, which is the mechanism of the hot fusion energy projects, and in hydrogen bombs.

Karliner and Rosner also theorize that the reactions caused by quark fusion would be very short lived, making them difficult to weaponize because there would be no time to create the chain reactions required for massive explosions, but this also makes it hard to use this method of fusion to generate energy for practical purposes. The researchers stated that if they felt they had found a means of producing more powerful weapons, they would not have published their research.

More information can be found in these articles:

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E-Cat Demo to be Held Between Novemember 20-30

We’re getting a bit closer to finding out the timing of the E-Cat QX presentation. Here are some comments on the JONP from today:

Andrea Rossi
October 29, 2017 at 1:26 PM
Svein Henrik:
Thank you for your insight.
Soon the date and location of the presentation will be announced.It will be made in the third decade of November.
Warm Regards,

Frank Acland
October 29, 2017 at 3:13 PM
Dear Andrea,

Does third “decade” in November mean third week?

Andrea Rossi
October 29, 2017 at 7:12 PM
Frank Acland:
“Decade” is 10 days: in this case means between the 20 and the 30 of November.
Warm Regards,

I must say I haven’t heard the term “decade” in this way before in the English language! But, at least we can now have a rough idea of when to expect the event. I am looking forward to covering it all here on ECW.

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The “Amazon Effect” Is Coming To Oil Markets (

The following article is published with permission from (Original article here).

The “Amazon Effect” Is Coming To Oil Markets

While OPEC mulls over further steps to once again support falling oil prices, tech startups are quietly ushering in a new era in oil and gas: the era of the digital oil field.

Much talk has revolved around how software can completely transform the energy industry, but until recently, it was just talk. Now, things are beginning to change, and some observers, such as Cottonwood Venture Partners’ Mark P. Mills, believe we are on the verge of an oil industry transformation of proportions identical to the transformation that Amazon prompted in retail.

According to Mills, the three technological factors that actualized what he calls “the Amazon effect”, which changed the face of retail forever, are evidenced in oil and gas right now. These are cheap computing with industrial-application capabilities; ubiquitous communication networks; and, of course, cloud tech.

The Internet of Things is entering oil and gas, and so are analytics and artificial intelligence. These, Mills believes, will be among the main drivers of a second shale revolution, reinforcing the efficiency push prompted by the latest oil price crisis.

It seems that shale operators have been paying attention to what growing choirs of voices, including Oilprice, have been saying: they are talking more and more about the benefits that software solutions can bring to their business, potentially leveling the playing field for independents, a field that has been tipped in favor of Big Oil for decades.

Long-standing mistrust of technology is now dwindling as the benefits—including streamlining operations, maximizing the success rate of exploration, and optimizing production—make themselves increasingly evident, not least thanks to a trove of tech startups specifically targeting the oil and gas industry.

In a story for Forbes (“The Future For Oil Supply And Prices After The ‘Amazon Effect’ Stimulates Shale 2.0”), Mills notes several examples of such startups that are already disrupting the industry with cognitive software for horizontal drilling, an on-demand contractor network, and an AI-driven software platform for well planning, among many others. The common feature among them all is they are narrowly specializing in various segments of the oil industry to deliver solutions that promise to substantially reduce times, labor, and costs, while improving outcomes. What’s not to like?

Tech investments among oil independents are still much below the level already characteristic of other industries such as healthcare or financial services, to mention just a couple. Yet this will also change. In the not-too-distant future we may see a flurry of M&A in oil and gas software development.

The reason for this future consolidation is already evident: there are many oil and gas independents in the shale patch. Technology improvements will soon separate the winners from the losers, so it’s a pretty certain bet that more M&A—a lot more—will likely happen over the next few years.

But independents in the shale patch are already burdened with debts that they took on in order to expand their production, and not all will survive the digital disruption. And they don’t just have Big Oil to contend with; oil and gas independents also have renewable energy solution providers breathing down their necks every time oil prices rise—renewable energy that’s already married to software.

That should be strong enough motivation for shale boomers to make sure they catch up, and catch up fast.

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Rossi: E-Cat Good Enough for Electricity Generation on Industrial Scale

Andrea Rossi had mentioned earlier this week on the Journal of Nuclear Physics that “our tech is mature to produce electricity only on industrial scale, using the Carnot cycle.”

I noted that each year coal power plants are retired from service, having completed their life-cycle, and are not being replaced by new coal plants largely because of environmental concerns, and I asked if the E-Cat could be used as a fuel to meet the energy demand as we lose more coal power plants. Rossi responded saying that they were not yet ready to produce E-Cats on an industrial scale, and I followed up with this:

Frank Acland
September 16, 2017 at 2:36 PM
Dear Andrea,

I understand you are not at mass production stage at this point. My question was to learn if you think [your] technology is developed enough to build power plants (control, stability, durability, sufficient temperature, etc.), once you have sufficient production capability.


Andrea Rossi
September 16, 2017 at 4:22 PM
Frank Acland:
The answer is “yes”.
Warm Regards,

If Rossi is planning to create electricity on an industrial scale he is going to need production facilities that will be able to make millions of E-Cats and control systems (the average coal plant in the US today produces around 500MW of electricity), so substantial funding will be required.

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Opening Statements from Rossi v. IH Trial Published

Thanks to Abd Lomax for finding and publishing the opening statements from the Rossi v. IH trial that was cut short when the two sides settled. Abd has published the court transcripts on his Cold Fusion Community website here:

There were actually two sets of opening statements published, as the trial had to restart after too many of the first set of jurors withdrew, so after a new jury was seated Rossi and IH repeated their opening statements (not sure yet if there were any changes — will have to study the transcripts), and also new statements from JM Products and Fulvio Fabiani were made.

Once the settlement was completed all trial activity was over, and the matter went into the history books. However there is still interest in the whole event and Abd has done an important service here in making these records available to study.

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