Cooling towers. Nuclear engineering advice. A world powerlifting champion. We covered a variety of nuclear energy topics in our blog posts this year, but a few stood out as your favorites. With the new year quickly approaching, we looked back at the five most-read posts on the Nuclear Information Center in 2017.
Strength comes in many forms: character, skills, mental, spiritual and, of course, physical. Catawba nuclear Security Officer Geromy “Tad” Barbee simply owns strength in all its forms.
Do the cooling towers you see around some power plants affect the weather and create weather phenomena? No – they don’t. Let’s just go ahead and clear that up now. But there may be other questions – and some misconceptions – about these structures that are such recognizable features and have become the symbol of nuclear energy to many.
This summer a few of our nuclear interns are writing about their time at Duke Energy. We asked them to reflect on their most interesting experiences as interns so far.
Duke Energy's head of Nuclear Engineering, Joe Donahue, offers his advice.
VIDEO: While managing used nuclear fuel takes a lot of skill, explaining it doesn't have to. Here are the basics in just 60 seconds.