Google halts plan to purchase stake into largest African wind farm due to delay



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Google halts plan to purchase stake into largest African wind farm due to delay

On Monday, the 10th of February 2020, the Aarhus N, Aarhus-based 75-year-old Danish developer, manufacturer, seller and installer of wind turbines had issued a statement saying that the Alphabet Inc.-owned search engine Goliath, Google LLC.’s latest move to purchase 12.5 per cent stake in the largest wind farm in the African continent had been suspended due to delays in the project.

In point of fact, the Kenyan wind farm engineered over the Lake Turkana with a capability to produce 310 megawatt of electricity, was scheduled to be completed by 2017 following Google commitment to purchase stakes in the company, however, several delays in the project had prompted Google LLC.’s management board to cancel the deal on late-2019, said the Danish turbine maker.

Meanwhile, adding that Vestas had been in talks with other potential buyers following the cancellation of Google deal, a Vestas spokesman said late on Monday (February 10th), “Due to delays relating primarily to the transmission line, the Vestas agreement with Google was canceled in 2019.

” Nonetheless, while being asked over the subject-matter, a spokeswoman for Google LLC neither declined nor acknowledged the issue on Monday (February 10th).