While most of the E-Cat community is close to ready to “hit the road running” with the technology perfected by Andrea Rossi, according to Mr. Rossi himself there are still changes being made.
A few days ago, a commenter on the Journal of Nuclear Physics asked a question about the E-Cat unit that had been constructed by the U.S. partner of Leonardo Corp. Martin, the commenter, asked:
“I was thinking about the ecats produced by our partner. Did they make the ecats exactly the same or is it a different design?”
Andrea Rossi responded:
“Exactly the same. So far, because technological development can require a long process, involving many changes as a technology moves forward. E-Cat is undergoing that process now. This process will continue as long as needed, as I already said, until such time as the team believes the technology is able to fulfill its promise in commercial settings.”
Another commenter, Arthur B., mentioned to Andrea Rossi:
“I interpret your silence as ‘No news is good news.’.
“I guess that you now have your first E-Cat model available for market and it is now in or close to whole sale production. I’m thinking we will all know soon than later.”
Mr. Rossi’s response was:
“We are working very, very hard. This is not time for talks.”
Arthur B responded:
“Thank you very much for taking the time to respond to my posting. The fact that you are all working very, very hard is really good news. And I fully understand why it is not yet time to talk. However, I do look forward to further developments sooner than later.”
To which Rossi said:
“As I said, the E-Cat technology is undergoing extremely rigorous tests.”
It is intriguing to think of what more rigorous testing the E-Cats may be going through. Earlier this summer, Mr. Rossi was talking about work on Stirling engines, and was asking for information about these devices. He also mentioned Siemens. The general consensus is that, now that the E-Cat and Hot Cat are nearing robotized production and Mr. Rossi and his team are working toward production of electricity.