One of the unique aspects of commercial nuclear power in the U.S., is the regulatory role of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and its resident inspectors.
We can print almost anything with a 3-D printer: food, cars, nuclear plant parts. The Oconee Nuclear Station team is rethinking the way they train workers – and perform maintenance – using 3-D print technology.
Much has changed since the last Pacific-to-Atlantic total solar eclipse across the U.S in June 1918 – including our energy mix.
In this bonus blog post, a few of our summer interns share their advice for those interested in a career in the nuclear energy industry.
As summer ends for our nuclear interns, we asked them to reflect on their experience at Duke Energy.
Energy education centers are popular destinations for all types of classes and students of all ages - including teachers,
How do advocacy, education and technology work together to advance the message of nuclear energy? Well, there’s an app for that.
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. Wait – or do they? 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...
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.
At 8:30 a.m., 20 millennials eagerly awaited instructions from senior reactor operators at McGuire Nuclear Station. After a brief demonstration, several engineers, most of who had never been in a nuclear control room before, assumed their positions at the controls.