(Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies ) In recent years the US Department of Energy laid out an ambitious plan to grow the US offshore wind sector. In a new paper, Yale researchers make the case that it might not be as easy as it seems, citing specifically the challenge of supplying rare-earth metals needed to build these offshore wind turbines.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/ysof-tc040219.php