Examining The Impact Of ECat On The Average Family

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There has been a lot of discussion about the scientific theory behind new technologies like the ECat and other Low Energy Nuclear Reaction (LENR) devices. There is, however, a dearth of information about the impact of new technologies like LENR to an average family. Some assumptions about this technology discuss the projected major transformation of our present society and conquering other planets in the outer space by utilizing Low Energy Nuclear Reaction.

The question is now how will the lives of ordinary people be affected by LENR. There is no doubt that access to a cheap, abundant and safe source of energy will change the lives of average citizens for that matter. It is estimated that an average American family spends at least $1,842 on power bills to provide heat for their homes in the winter time. And this figure is for using natural gas which is the most popularly used fuel for heating. Families that use propane fuel, on the other hand, spend an average of $3,409 a year just to heat their homes.

For those who are living in old homes in New England or New York, heating oil is prominent for their heating needs. And they are spending an estimated $2,333 annually while homes that use electricity for their heating needs are estimated to spend approximately $5,385 on heating bills alone. In places with colder climates, many families are using electric or natural gas heat pump and they spend around $3,120 to heat up their homes. All these figures are just estimates and it is also reported that homes with older furnaces and families living in larger homes are expected to spend more.

Assuming that the LENR technology could reduce this cost in half, it will be a savings of around $921 for every family. This amount may not be a lot of money to rich families but it is already worth something for any average income families. Indeed, it will be a big help to any family that is struggling to make both ends meet. And for families relying on the Low Income Energy Assistance Program of the federal government, this amount will go a long way in improving their lifestyles.

It has been reported by the US media that poor families cannot afford to drive their cars anymore. This is because of the rising costs of petrol oil. In another report from CBS, it has been revealed that some Washington State families are leaving their homes and are moving to California shanty towns in order to stay warm. And if one really examines the situation, a savings of $921 to $2,000 made by each family in using the LENR powered Rossi energy catalyzer for domestic use can boost the economy.

This is because this extra disposable income can be spent on other expenses like groceries, car loans, leisure and others. This will increase consumer spending and will improve local economies. And most significantly, the amount can alleviate the average person’s lifestyle.

This savings from the use of Rossi’s E-Cat may even be greater because families are also spending on energy bills to cool their homes during the summer time. In fact, most homes are heating water the whole year round.

The first model of the Rossi E-Cat for home use is designed to apply to a heat pump for cooling heating water. The reduction of the energy bills for LENR users can result to huge savings in a period of one year. This can be considered as disposable incomes and it will help propel the economy. Just imagine the billions of dollars being spent on heating fuel that would now be spent on consumer goods. According to Italian inventor Andrea Rossi, the LENR powered heating device will cost between $500 and $900. After installation, it is estimated that heating the home will now cost about $1 a month. On the first year of using the Rossi E-Cat for domestic use, consumers are already expected to save money. And in countries like the United States of America, these families can also take advantage of the tax credit that is given to those who use alternative energy for their heating needs.

In a nutshell, the impact of the use of ECat or other LENR powered devices can improve the financial situation of an average family. This will be true in countries like Canada, China, Russia and countries of the European Union and slowly for the rest of the world, too. This will free millions of families that may have concerns about making the choice of spending their incomes on heat or food. And the good news is that people like senior citizens, disabled and the unemployed are the ones who would benefit the most. Leonardo Corporation has announced that they should be ready to mass distribute the E-Cat in the next 16 months. If this is true, it will surely benefit average families and those who need the savings most.

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  1. i have made few computation on defkalion forum, copied ther

    the cost of energy from an Hyperion is about 30 times less for heating, and maybe 10 times less for electricity than nuclear energy.

    all the cost is only work, building and maintenance.
    nickel cost is negligible.


    5kW hyperion core, holding 10g Ni, and assuming a 25kW x5core
    with 5500Eur each 25kW, and 200Eur/y maintenance

    I reach a consumption of 10% of ni production,
    15%GDP investment for building reactors
    cost of maintenance 0,5%GDP
    and nickel 0.004% GDP

    price of nickel is 0,007€/MWh thermal
    price of maintenance is about 1€/MWhthermal
    if amortizing in 10 years cost is 2.5€/MWthermal (10y is a mix between expected life 20-30y, and no-inflation interest rates 1-2%)

    multiply by 3 to have electricity price estimation : 10€/MWelec (3€maintenance, 7 investment)

    assuming thermal power converted to useful energy at 33%
    (numbers from wikipedia, nickel, GDP, … some from Ni traders)

    of course many unknown, like cost of turbines, the fact that each kind of usage will need a different kind of reactor (here I suppose that industry/farm is run with 25kW reactors with turbine)

    at least it says that this energy can scale up to replace all, without long term problems. no impact on nickel market. no impact of nickel price.

    main factor is investment and maintenance.

    about core building, usual distributed intelligence of capitalism market can cope with the challenge. no need of subsidies, quota or cap trading, decision to move are short term good. investment seems good from 5 years.

    about electricity price, it seems very very competitive relative to nuke, and much more easy to finance for usual free market.

    • While LENR would likely replace classic forms of energy, its impact overall in the long run will influence the nickel market. The whole economics would change, so prices would, too.

      As a case study on the current changes in the Ni market based on import & export: http://agmetalminer.com/2011/12/06/nickel-market-in-a-state-of-rapid-change/

      Imagine the rise & fall of the Ni prices, with the metal being the core of LENR devices.

      Of course, your analysis could also be true to the trade, but until we see how LENR devices quote up in the market, it’s too soon to be 100% accurate.

      • the impact of LENR on nickel consumption will be ridiculous.
        for replacing all energy with LENR electricity (thermodynamic efficiency 33%), using Hyperion machine and Defkalion data on their forum,
        It will consume less that 10% of world nickel production.
        and this production is limited only by consumption, not by real capacity…

        don’t invest in nickel, except to abuse the innocent that reason without numbers, and will launch a bubble.

  2. rossi is a liar.There is no excess energy

  3. For real Stan… Is that the best that you can do to discredit. The USDOE is not investing in him and you are not??? Why is that again?

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