HephaHeat sputters along after boardroom shake-up

Steorn introduced its HephaHeat water heating technology back in 2011, and spun it off to a new company, also called HephaHeat, two years ago. Now HephaHeat has outlived Steorn, but its recent boardroom shuffle and fundraising difficulties don’t appear to bode well for its own future. According to an article published this week in Ireland’s […]

A visit to the former Steorn office

With Steorn’s assets set to be liquidated, but no sign of any public information about the liquidation schedule or process, it remains an open question whether the Steorn offices have yet been cleared out and what has become of the company’s property. Longtime reader and Dublin correspondent Aidan Sullivan sought to address these questions by […]

Steorn Liquidates

Ten years after introducing itself to the world with an ad in the economist that claimed they’d discovered a way to defy the laws of physics and provide unlimited free energy, Steorn has announced that they’ve laid off their staff, and are liquidating their assets and winding up the company. This was reported in today’s […]

Steorn begins Orbo test live stream

his morning Steorn began streaming a live test of an Orbo device on Twitch. The announcement on their Facebook page reads: This video stream shows an Orbo power cell in long term reliability testing. The test system comprises of an Orbo power cell that is being shorted through a relay at an approximate frequency of […]

Steorn stirs

I haven’t posted anything new here in over 5 weeks, because there’s been nothing new to report. Dead silence from Steorn, who have even stopped removing spam comments from their Facebook page. The closest thing to a new development is that Frank Acland of e-catworld.com managed to coax a small continuous trickle of current out […]

Latest Steorn update moves goalposts

Monday morning Steorn sent the following e-mail to customers who had ordered an OCube: Dear Customer, First of all we would like to again thank you for your order and your interest in Orbo technology. We are contacting you to provide you with an update on the current situation with respect to product design, production […]