By Editors of Power Engineering
The agreement is designed to give customers who are managing multiple brands within an expanded fleet a single source for services to stay competitive.
Under the agreement, customers can turn to either company for operations and maintenance services.
“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 announcement noted nearly 50,000 wind turbines currently operate in North America, and the growth encourages customers to seek out a single point of contact for service and maintenance.