New Earth Day Event Encourages Students to Explore Nature

For decades, the Duke Energy nuclear fleet has been a dedicated environmental steward. From preserving land for public recreation, to maintaining healthy forests and protecting sea turtles, our nuclear sites have become caretakers of the land, water and wildlife around them. Part of that role includes educating local communities about the environment and the importance… More New Earth Day Event Encourages Students to Explore Nature

Why Working Safely Matters

Many people depend on our nuclear workers every day – friends, family, co-workers, customers – and working safely is essential to consistently and efficiently provide the power others rely on. U.S. nuclear energy facilities are among the safest in the world for many reasons, including strict regulation and oversight by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, buildings designed with multiple automatic… More Why Working Safely Matters

That’s a wrap: Nuclear Science Week by the numbers

While Duke Energy supports its nuclear plant neighbors in a variety of ways, Nuclear Science Week provides a special opportunity for employees to inform others about their work and share their enthusiasm for nuclear energy. This year, volunteers reached out to more than 1,800 students and community members through discussions, tours and hands-on demonstrations. Here are a few more statistics to… More That’s a wrap: Nuclear Science Week by the numbers

Nuclear Science Week Helps Shed Light on Careers

It takes a dedicated team with different professional backgrounds and experiences to handle the day-to-day functions of running a nuclear station. As part of Nuclear Science Week, Duke Energy is shedding some light on a few traditional and atypical nuclear power careers. Today’s feature is on Jennifer James, McGuire Nuclear Station’s IT manager. During a recent interview, Jennifer… More Nuclear Science Week Helps Shed Light on Careers

Duke Energy encourages the Carolinas to “get to know nuclear”

Do you have a smoke detector? Have you ever used nonstick cookware? Are you a Duke Energy customer? Chances are you have benefited from nuclear technology and not even realized it. But, you’re not alone. In 2009, the Smithsonian affiliated National Museum of Nuclear Science & History noticed a lack of public awareness about the… More Duke Energy encourages the Carolinas to “get to know nuclear”