Siemens, Duke Energy to offer expanded services to wind energy operators
November 7, 2016 | By Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Nov. 7, 2016 – Siemens and Duke Energy Renewable Services have announced an agreement to offer North American wind farm owners operations and maintenance services for multiple brands of wind turbines, offering a “one-stop shop for customers who are managing multiple brands of wind turbines in their fleet.”
The cooperation, according to the parties, allows customers to turn to either Siemens or Duke Energy Renewable Services when it comes to serving their multiple-brand O&M needs.
“This services cooperation between Siemens and Duke Energy Renewable Services combines the complementary strengths and experience of two key wind energy companies in the North American market,” said Darnell Walker, head of Siemens Power Generation Services, Wind Power and Renewables, Americas region. “This is a powerful duo and by working together we can offer our customers new and expanded service product offerings and capabilities.”
“In addition to our services business for third parties, we are experienced wind energy owners and operators. This perspective and deep industry knowledge drives our efficient, customer-centric approach to our renewable services business,” added Jeff Wehner, vice president of Duke Energy Renewables Operations.
— With files from Siemens Canada Limited