Ames Laboratory to lead DOE Energy Innovation Hub

The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that a team led by The Ames Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, has been selected for an award of up to $120 million over five years to establish an Energy Innovation Hub that will develop solutions to the domestic shortages of rare earth metals and other materials critical for U.S. energy security. The new research center, which will be named the Critical Materials Institute (CMI), will bring together leading researchers from academia, four Department of Energy national laboratories, as well as the private sector.

Read more on the Ames Laboratory website:

www.external.ameslab.gov/news/news-releases/ames-laboratory-lead-new-research-effort-address-shortages-critical-materials