FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., and WAUKESHA, Wis., April 18 /PRNewswire/ — DTE Energy Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of DTE Energy Co., and Waukesha Engine, Dresser Inc., today announced that the companies have become Power Energy Partners.

Both companies are involved in developing and selling distributed generation products. The Power Energy Partner Program was developed by Waukesha Engine as a way to provide solutions to the needs of the growing distributed generation market. As a Power Energy Partner, DTE Energy Technologies will provide a value-added marketing channel in Waukesha Engine's efforts to grow its engine business within the expanding power generation market.

"This is a great opportunity for both companies," said Edward Henderson, DTE Energy Technologies product manager. "The partnership will allow us to incorporate a proven engine line into our genset designs and enable us to expand our own energy|now™ line of products nationally and internationally."

Steve Hall, Waukesha Engine's power generation sales director, added: "The Power Energy Partner relationship with DTE Energy is a terrific opportunity for Waukesha Engine. It is a well-established and educated organization that serves both the domestic and international distributed generation markets very well."

DTE Energy Technologies is a high-technology power solutions company offering a broad range of distributed generation products and services to solve the energy-related challenges of commercial, residential and industrial customers. Among these are energy|now™ power systems that provide both continuous and standby power. More information about the company is available at http://www.dtetech.com.

DTE Energy Technologies' parent company, DTE Energy, is a $19 billion (assets) diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. More information can be obtained at DTE Energy's Website, http://www.dteenergy.com.

Waukesha Engine, founded in 1906, is a manufacturer of spark-ignited, gaseous-fueled engines widely used in power generation, field gas compression and other mechanical drive applications. The company also packages generator sets and DC switchgear controls for the distributed generation market. More information is available at http://waukeshaengine.dresser.com.

Waukesha Engine is a business unit of Dallas-based Dresser Inc., a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high-engineered equipment and services sold primarily to customers in the flow control, measurement and power systems segments of the energy industry.