Jackson Walker represented Google in connection with its approximately $200 million equity investment in the Spinning Spur Wind Project, a 161 MW facility in the Texas Panhandle.
The deal marks Google’s 11th renewable energy investment since 2010 and its first in Texas. The Spinning Spur project, which commenced commercial operation in December 2012, was built by renewable energy developer EDF Renewable Energy, Inc. and is located about 35 miles west of Amarillo.
The Jackson Walker team that represented Google included Linda Donohoe, Jerry Webberman, Steve Moore, and Leonard Dougal. Jackson Walker has provided legal advice to the energy industry for over 100 years and has extensive expertise in the renewable energy sector.