Please insert the following comments into the record of the Regional Fixed Guideway Public Meeting that was held September 14, 2005 in Green Valley Ranch, Henderson, Nevada:
High gasoline and jet fuel prices threaten Nevada’s tourist industry. Our world uses a BILLION barrels of oil every 12 days. Yet only a puny 30 million barrels of new oil are typically found in the same time period. The global depletion rate runs at least 5% a year – perhaps at a shockingly higher rate as some major sources of oil are in serious decline. Oil production in Britain fell the steepest of any country in 2004, with production in the once fabled North Sea falling by 10% (230,000 barrels per day). Production in Alaska's Prudhoe Bay has fallen 75% since its peak in 1987. Iraq's oil production is still only half of what it was before the war. Mexico's production is declining so quickly it will have to start importing oil within the next 10 years. Even oil giant Saudi Arabia has begun underwater oil drilling.
Gasoline and diesel fuel are still needed for mining, preparing, and transporting coal to a high percentage of electricity generators. Food production, processing, packaging, and distribution are also heavily dependent on gasoline and diesel fuel. Running out of petroleum could likely result in mass starvation as well as leave millions of people literally in the dark and back to horses and buggies. Replacement of petroleum with alternative energy supplies might even be just plain too late.
Abundant new energy supplies are thus desperately needed that do not have the disadvantages of hot fusion, coal, solar, petroleum, uranium, falling water, and wind. Gary Vesperman’s list of candidate new sources of energy includes the hydrosonic pump, pulsed abnormal glow discharge reactor, Davis tidal turbine, high-density plasma electron spiral toroids in neutron tube, GeoExchange heat pump, hydrino battery, metallurgical separation of hydrogen from water, high-density charge cluster device, hybrid cold fusion hydrogen reactor, electronically shaded photo-voltaic glass, Joe’s energy cell, Clem over-unity vegetable-oil engine, super-steam technology, gas-phase catalytic fusion, wind-solar hemisphere power station, LUMELOID™ light-polarizing photovoltaic thin film, LEPCON™ femto diode photovoltaic glass sheet, solid-state Quantum High-Energy Density Storage or Retrieval (QUENSOR™) device, Tesla turbine combuster, buried contact multijunction thin film solar cell, fiber-based cold fusion power cell, solar hydrogen producer, Hawkings’ generator of cold electricity, double-exposure flat-plate solar collector, low-temperature phase-change engine, Muller’s magnetic motor/generator, hyper-cap E-converter, aluminum-water fueled hydrogen producer, converter of zero-point electromagnetic radiation energy to electrical energy, water-fueled internal combustion engine with Garrett electrolytic carburetor, noble gas plasma engine, metamatter for revolutionary energy sources and rocket engines, three versions of Casimer-effect self-charging battery, motionless electromagnetic generator, Q-cell, WIN zero point electrical energy converter, vortical energy, conversion of aluminum internal combustion engine to magnetic motor, motor/generator with electro-magnetically separated magnetic poles, Searl effect generator, 2-to-1 cylinder noble gas power plant, fuel-less Richardson generator, cold operating start technology for 100 miles/gallon automobiles, Boyce hydrogen carburetor, continuous charger for batteries – flux shifter, magnetically powered rotary unit, DiMatt Wankel closed-cycle freon/rotary turbine and generator, fluid thrust diode, Russian electrochemical energy source, high-voltage injection of rain water into cold fog, SPARTEC vacuum triode amplifier, portable power supply solar unit for hot water for Sterling engine, advanced Stirling cycle power unit, vapor generator, gas-generating BingoFuel Reactor, remediating nuclear waste with electron-captured protons with significant net energy gain, Brown nuclear battery, Brinsbury hydrogen steam rotary engine, hydro-magnetic dynamo, gate impulse turbine, flux capacitor, pressurized vapor driven rotary engine, self-restoring mechanical oscillator engine, electric rocket, energy buoyancy source, pulsed capacitor discharge electric engine, zero point energy modules, Swiss M-L converter, “negative" resistance in carbon fibers, neutrino voltaics, and plasma biomass gasification. Doubtless numerous other energy inventions can be added to this list.
Other energy researchers can provide similarly extensive compilations of new energy technologies. Tom Valone’s Integrity Research Institute (see http://users.erols.com/iri/), Sterling Allan’s http://FreeEnergyNews.com/, http://www.infinite-energy.com/, Jerry Decker’s http://escribe.com/science/keelynet/, http://www.newenergytimes.com/, Bruce Meland’s
http://www.electrifyingtimes.com/, and Russia’s http://www.faraday.ru have all accumulated large databases of reports and comments on energy. Robert A. Nelson, P.O. Box 19250, Jean, Nevada 89019 amassed 10,000 pages on energy inventions and other scientific and technological subjects in his www.rexresearch.com – the contents of which are available on a $13 CD.
It seems likely that some of these inventions of new energy sources actually work as claimed and are suitably practical for worldwide deployment. An ideal energy source satisfies all these requirements:
Is practical, economical, and scaleable from 1 kilowatt through 1000 megawatts.
No rare elements for construction or fuel are needed.
Operates standalone or needs minimal fuel or auxiliary energy input.
Does not pollute.
Can be stored and operated reliably and safely without burdensome maintenance outside in Death Valley during summer and at the South Pole during winter.
Inventor(s) is (are) reasonable to do business with.
Development and commercial manufacturing of a proven new energy source requires competent people, a doable business plan, integrity, and sufficient money to carry the enterprise until it reaches profitability. Each energy invention is burdened with the baggage of its own unique little tale. Some energy inventors may be brilliant, of course, but are otherwise incompetent businesspeople. Development may be hampered by unethical investors or associates, an inventor’s illness or death, or suppression by existing energy industries and the tangle-footed US federal government. Shortcomings in the energy invention itself may need further research to be mitigated or eliminated, if possible. New energy sources typically do not qualify for financial support from venture capital, large corporations restricted to operating within their chosen missions, and governments unaware of or even hostile to unconventional energy sources. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers even has a long track record of fighting against renewable energy sources, new technology and distributed electricity generation as exemplified by its successful campaign to stop in California’s State Assembly legislative bill SB1. See http://www.renewableenergyaccess.com/rea/news/story;jsessionid=aocWhN_NdANb?id=36396. Enactment of SB1 was to advance widespread deployment of solar energy in California.
To overcome such obstacles, perhaps in keeping with Nevada’s frontier spirit of independence and eccentricity, Nevada should implement its own Plan for Energy Action Now! which would proactively find, verify and deploy new non-mainstream sources of energy at a World War II-styled pace. Nevada’s Plan for Energy Action Now! would embrace an alliance of Nevada elected officials, a for-profit Nevada corporation, limited liability companies, a non-profit energy research institute, agreements with energy inventors and consultants, and grassroots support by millions of people who are angry at increasingly higher energy prices.
The for-profit Nevada corporation will be a new company incorporated in Nevada with a name such as “Nevada Energy Corporation” or whatever. Nevada Energy Corporation will comprise the organization’s executive directorate and provider of managerial, technical, marketing and financial resources to new energy inventions.
Each new energy invention will be individually owned by a new Limited Liability Company (LLC) chartered to develop and commercialize the invention as rapidly as permitted by circumstances and available funds. Ownership of each energy invention developer LLC will initially be split fifty-fifty between the energy invention’s inventor(s) and Nevada Energy Corporation.
Key managerial, technical, and financial consultants may be employed by either Nevada Energy Corporation or another LLC named Nevada Energy Consulting Group LLC. Nevada Energy Consulting Group LLC will be 100% owned and managed by Nevada Energy Corporation. Nevada Energy Consulting Group LLC, in addition to being paid fees by an energy invention developer LLC for consulting services, will have the option of ownership of up to 5% of the invention’s LLC.
Nevada Energy Consulting Group LLC will in turn wholly own and operate, with managerial oversight by Nevada Energy Corporation, Nevada Energy Institute, a 501c non-profit corporation with federal tax-exemption status. Nevada Energy Institute will be chartered to grow the organization’s library of books, articles, and other literature relating to alternative energy sources. Nevada Energy Institute may be commissioned by Nevada Energy Corporation and other companies and governmental agencies to thoroughly study new energy inventions with impeccable accuracy and honesty. Videos of interviews with energy inventors will be recorded and stored for posterity. Besides supporting scholarly research of energy inventions and issues, Nevada Energy Institute will also conduct symposiums, seminars and classes on energy issues and inventions. Nevada Energy Institute may elect to publish an energy journal or newsletter, or more likely buy an existing alternative energy publication. Alliances with the University of Nevada, Nevada State Colleges, and the Desert Research Institute are expected.
A very significant part of Nevada Energy Institute will be its Technical Advisory Board. Nevada Energy Corporation will be primarily responsible for finding, evaluating, verifying, selecting, negotiating, and planning the development of new energy inventions. As indicated above, the actual development, manufacture, and marketing of an energy invention will be carried out by its owner LLC. Nevada Energy Institute’s Technical Advisory Board will employ as part-time or full-time consultants as many as a half-dozen highly qualified experts in new sources of energy, of which there seems to be a total of only a few dozen in the United States.
The main function of Nevada Energy Institute’s Technical Advisory Board will be to screen and research the technical and commercial merits of new energy sources. While both Nevada Energy Corporation and Nevada Energy Consulting Group LLC also will separately find and preliminarily study new energy sources, the Technical Advisory Board would provide supplementary detailed evaluations with a high degree of credibility and defensibility – hopefully independent of the more commercial bias of Nevada Energy Corporation. The success of the alliance’s commitment to find and develop a useful portfolio of massive new sources of energy will depend hugely on thorough, accurate, and fair evaluation, and then careful selection of new energy inventions.
Before incorporating an energy invention developer LLC, Nevada Energy Corporation will draw up and co-sign with the invention’s inventor(s) the LLC’s Operating Agreement, and a contractual Intellectual Property First Right of Refusal.
With each inventor and consultant, Nevada Energy Corporation and Nevada Energy Consulting Group LLC may co-sign one or more of the following agreements:
Master Energy Invention Purchase Agreement
Member Confidentiality Non-Compete and Development Agreement
Energy Invention Developer LLC Amended and Restated Operating Agreement
Energy Invention Developer LLC Subscription Agreement
Employee Confidentiality Non-Compete and Development Agreement
Assignment of Proprietary Rights Agreement
In addition, Nevada Energy Consulting Group LLC signs its own Consulting Agreement with each Consultant. As indicated above, Nevada Energy Consulting Group LLC will provide consulting services to Nevada Energy Corporation and each individual energy invention developer LLC. Nevada Energy Corporation may also give consultants some ownership shares of its stock.
The overriding objective of this possibly unique organizational structure is to provide each inventor and consultant a small share of all the other inventors’ successes and failures. Thus the success of the collective expertise of the energy invention development organization’s key employees, consultants and inventors can be somewhat fairly shared as well as synergistically utilized.
To meaningfully fulfill Nevada’s bold “Plan for Energy Action Now!”, Nevada Energy Corporation should raise a ballpark $100,000,000. The urgent need for enormous new energy supplies demands much speedier financing than customary government grants, venture capital, and registering and selling stock.
Harnessing the purchasing power of Nevada’s 40,000,000 visitors per year – nearly all of whom are likely to be upset by increasingly higher gasoline prices and galvanized into personally doing something, Nevada Energy Corporation will try to sell 10,000,000 T-shirts at an average profit of $10. Each T-shirt will be priced at $9.95 plus a suggested additional contribution of what the buyer considers to be the price of a quarter tank of gasoline! Another price could be a half-tank of gasoline with a minimum price of $3.95.
The front of the T-shirt would have an eye-catching drawing or photograph. Somewhere would be printed two lines of text. The top line would be Energy Action Now!”, and the bottom line would be “Nevada Energy Corporation”. Perhaps worthy of consideration is printing on the T-shirt’s back side a photo of Planet Earth. Two lines of text would be printed in that photo’s black field above the planet. The top line of text would be “Save Our Planet”, and the bottom line “Energy Action Now!”.
A small brochure would be provided with each T-shirt. The brochure would show a copy of the front of the T-shirt. The energy invention development mission of Nevada Energy Corporation, the recipient of funds from T-shirt sales, and its allied LLC’s would be described. A list of candidate energy inventions similar to the above list would be included. If Nevada’s current Governor (and the future Governor to be elected in 2006) is agreeable, the brochure would include his photograph and a message of endorsement from him.
The foundation of Nevada’s Plan for Energy Action Now! is the vigorous participation by many of Nevada’s tourist service companies and airports in selling Nevada Energy Corporation’s T-shirts with brochures. When people step off their jetliners into an airport, they should encounter advertising that alerts them to Nevada’s energy crusade. Each gift shop selling T-shirts should have signs imploring tourists to support Nevada’s Plan for Energy Action Now! by buying Nevada Energy Corporation T-shirts. Even restaurants, stores, radio stations, and gas stations with a little extra effort and missionary zeal may be able to sell millions of T-shirts.
One idea for signs is a small truncated wedge-shaped cardboard cutout to be placed on desks and cashier counters, and a large cardboard cutout to be placed on the floor. Both cutouts would show the aforementioned eye-catching front of the T-shirt. Above the T-shirt drawing or photograph, there would be three lines of text: “Fed Up with High Gas Prices?”, “Buy Energy Action Now T-Shirts!”, and “$9.95 Plus One-Quarter Tank of Gas”. Below the photograph would be four lines of smaller text printed on the lower small truncated end of the wedge-shaped sign: “Nevada’s Plan for Energy Action Now!”, “All profits to develop new energy inventions”, “Nevada Energy Corporation”, and “www.Nevadaenergy.com”.
Hopefully numerous Nevada conventions will allow or even donate a booth where Nevada Energy Corporation T-shirts can be sold. Many truck drivers are hard hit by rising fuel costs. The Teamsters Union may easily be persuaded to join Nevada’s energy crusade by buying and selling T-shirts. Nevada’s casino companies, airports, and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority may also be persuaded to provide free floor space for Nevada Energy Corporation floor signs. Other possible venues include shopping malls, conservation and student organizations, sporting events, and concerts.
To fail to sell 10,000,000 Nevada Energy Corporation T-shirts may well condemn Nevada’s booming tourist industry to a bust not very many years from now. Nobody else seems willing and able to develop new unconventional energy inventions except fun-loving free-spirited unconventional Nevada!
Several energy inventions have been identified as candidates for development and support by Nevada Energy Corporation and its allied LLC’s. During the next year or so, additional energy inventions are anticipated to be added to the list of apparently viable candidates.
Some years ago Frank Scott was a member of the Board of Directors of Nevada Power. One of his projects was a high-speed train between Las Vegas and Anaheim, California. We worked together on a couple of other high-tech projects. Mr. Scott told me that it would be much easier and cheaper if the high-speed train could somehow generate its own power rather than obtaining its power from overhead electric power lines.
A lower-speed electric train between Henderson and North Las Vegas could be constructed and operated more cheaply and easily if it also does not need cumbersome, expensive overhead electric power lines. The train’s locomotive would then need its own internal fuel-less power source. The following is a list of energy inventions that appear to be candidates for the power source:
Pulsed abnormal glow discharge reactor, high-density plasma electron spiral toroids in neutron tube, hydrino battery, metallurgical separation of hydrogen from water, Clem over-unity vegetable-oil engine, solid-state Quantum High-Energy Density Storage or Retrieval (QUENSOR™) device, low-temperature phase-change engine, Muller’s magnetic motor/generator, aluminum-water fueled hydrogen producer, nickel-iron battery, converter of zero-point electromagnetic radiation energy to electrical energy, water-fueled internal combustion engine with Garrett electrolytic carburetor, noble gas plasma engine, metamatter for revolutionary energy sources and rocket engines, Q-cell, three versions of Casimer-effect self-charging battery, motionless electromagnetic generator, WIN zero point electrical energy converter, 2-to-1 cylinder noble gas power plant, fuel-less Richardson generator, continuous charger for batteries – flux shifter, magnetically powered rotary unit, DiMatt Wankel closed-cycle freon/rotary turbine and generator, fluid thrust diode, Russian electrochemical energy source, high-voltage injection of rain water into cold fog, gas-generating BingoFuel Reactor, Brinsbury hydrogen steam rotary engine, hydro-magnetic dynamo, gate impulse turbine, Searl effect generator, Swiss M-L converter, flux capacitor, pulsed capacitor discharge electric engine, zero point energy modules, “negative" resistance in carbon fibers, thin-film electrolytic cells, and plasma biomass gasification.
Several of these energy inventions are described as follows: