How Steorn pulled the plug on its decade-long promise of free energy

How Steorn pulled the plug on its decade-long promise of free energy
Shaun McCarthy, the founder of Steorn, now plans to make a living playing poker Pic: Maura Hickey

It claimed to have rewritten the laws of physics - but not even €23 million could save Steorn

The doors are shut; the staff laid off; the shareholders have been notified: Steorn, the controversial Irish company that promised free energy in defiance of the laws of physics, is set to be liquidated.

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