Ambitious UK wind power plans to put strain on neodymium supplies
Published: Friday, 09 October 2020
The UK’s drive to invest in wind power could put pressure on global supplies of rare earths, including neodymium and dysprosium.
On October 6, British prime minister Boris
Johnson pledged that every home in the UK would be powered by
offshore wind energy within a decade.
"As Saudi Arabia is to oil, the UK is to
wind" Johnson said.
The UK is the already world's top offshore wind electricity