Smart Grid: Independent Testing Of Rossi's E-Cat Cold Fusion Device Shows Positive Results
What could your company do with effectively unlimited and essentially free power? Years ago, scientists at Texas A&M University discovered what they called "cold fusion," or what became known as a Low Energy Nuclear Reaction (LENR). This discovery has been, to say the least, controversial. Over the years, many people have claimed to be able to produce the same results, including Italian scientist Andrea Rossi.
Forbes magazine's tech contributor Mark Gibbs writes that independent testing of Andrea Rossi's E-CAT Cold Fusion Reactor has positive results. According to the paper Gibbs cites, the device produced an output an order of magnitude higher than any conventional power source.
The implications of the possible commercialization of cold fusion power sources are incredible.
It may be possible to completely decentralize manufacturing when you consider the advances in 3D "Additive Manufacturing" technologies.
It may be possible to power factories completely off the grid, and save millions of dollars in power costs.
Commercialization of cold fusion may also relieve the pressure on oil exploration and drilling and provide a nearly inexhaustible supply of hydrocarbon products for plastics and other manufacturing, since much less of it will be burned to make power.
Gibbs notes, "unless this is one of the most elaborate hoaxes in scientific history it looks like the world may well be about to change."