It appears that Andrea Rossi is focusing most of his efforts at the moment on ensuring that the 1 MW thermal plant he is building is fit for purpose.
His fortunes as an industrialist depend largely on on the success of this first pilot unit. If it is a success it will likely be hailed as a huge breakthrough in energy technology — if it fails, then Rossi’s name and reputation will be tarnished and his whole enterprise could be in serious jeopardy.
What do we know about this plant? From what Rossi and others have revealed there is quite a lot of interesting information about it. Here are some of the key things we know.