Although it might sound new, LENR has been known to specialists for a long time. The last century, Canadian scientists Fleischman and Pons demonstrated a device they used to carry out the cold nuclear fusion reaction. Some time earlier, a French scientist Kervran discovered that similar reactions occur in biological organisms. Over time, more and more data on this topic was accumulated, and in current decade, Andrea Rossi has created E-cat - a LENR device that generates electricity. There are reports, that the US Army has been recently supplied with 1MW E-cat devices.