Energy Entrepreneurs

Heat-mapping startup Essess picks up $10.8 million to scan for energy leaks
via The Wall Street Journal
MIT spin-off Essess Inc. has technology that can scan large areas to find which buildings aren’t sealed properly, leaking heat and wasting energy.

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MIT Clean Energy Prize Kickoff
Tues, Dec. 2
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us for an evening with like-minded entrepreneurs, innovators, and professionals interested in tackling some of today's most important energy issues. RSVP for this event

Dennis Whyte named Plasma Science and Fusion Center director

Faculty Focus

Yogesh Surendranath selected for Dreyfus Award
via MIT News Office
The award provides $120,000 over two years to leading environmental chemistry faculty to appoint a postdoctoral fellow.

Q&A: Christopher Knittel on the EPA’s greenhouse gas plan

Member Highlight

ExxonMobil Joins MIT Energy Initiative as Founding Member
Company to invest $25 million over the next five years to support faculty and student energy research



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