Kempton quoted in Times article on Atlantic coast wind power
Willett Kempton


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1:11 p.m., Oct. 12, 2010----Willett Kempton, professor in the School of Marine Science and Policy and director of the Center for Carbon-free Power Integration at the University of Delaware, is quoted in a front page article in the Tuesday, Oct. 12, issue of The New York Times concerning a $5 billion wind power transmission line proposed for the Atlantic coast.

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Among the investors in the project is Internet giant Google.

Kempton discussed administrative hurdles faced by the project and the value of such a “transmission spine.”

Kempton is a renowned expert in offshore wind power, with research focused on the viability and efficiency of wind farms and on gauging public opinion concerning wind power.