Clean Energy and Power

Rare Earth Security Activities

Agency NameDepartment of Energy
Funding Amount$127,000,000.00
Bureau Name Fossil Energy and Carbon Management
Funding Mechanism Grant
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients Industry Partner
Program Description To conduct a program of research and development to improve the security of rare earth elements.
Eligible Uses (A) To develop and assess advanced separation technologies for the extraction and recovery of rare earth elements and other critical materials from coal and coal byproducts; and (B) To determine if there are, and mitigate, any potential environmental or public health impacts that could arise from the recovery of rare earth elements from coal-based resources. link
Statutory Location 41003
Federal Cost Share Requirement TBD