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Can Rare Earth Replacements Spur A Supply Chain Revolution?

Rare earth metals, more plentiful in China than the US, present a unique environmental and industrial supply chain challenge for domestic firms. Adam James looks at a few innovative companies, or UpStarts, working to create solutions and enhance US competitiveness.

ENERGY INNOVATION

The Networked Energy Web

The U.S. stands at the cusp of a transformation that will connect the ongoing innovations in information technology with the emergence of intelligent, efficient, secure, and cleaner energy networks. We present a framework for understanding and accelerating this transformation.