Siemens and Duke Energy Renewable Services recently announced an agreement to offer operations and maintenance services for wind turbines to North American wind farm owners. The two companies will combine their complementary service capabilities on Siemens and other OEM equipment.

"We are pleased to be working with Siemens to offer flexible, effective and reliable O&M services for wind asset owners," said Jeff Wehner, vice president of Duke Energy Renewables Operations. "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."

The new agreement is intended to offer a one-stop shop for customers who are managing multiple brands of wind turbines in their fleet, helping them stay competitive and derive maximum value from their wind energy assets.

"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."

For more information, visit www.siemens.com.