Bureau or Account: Fossil Energy and Carbon Management

Funding amount: $127,000,000

Period of Availability: Available until expended

Funding Mechanism: Grant

New Program: Yes

Recipients: Industry Partner

Description: To conduct a program of research and development to improve the security of rare earth elements.

Eligible Uses:

(A) Development and assessment of advanced separation technologies for the extraction and recovery of rare earth elements and other critical materials from coal and coal byproducts; and

(B) 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.

Next Milestone: Estimated application opening date, 1st quarter 2023