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.
Work. Soccer practice. Grocery shopping. Dentist appointments. Life keeps us busy. With so much going on, it’s easy to lose sight of the little things.
While most of the nation’s nuclear fleet was built before 1990, it’s a mistake to label these safe, reliable plants as “aging."
Our interns are back this summer for another series of posts about their experiences working with our nuclear team.
Electricity enables us to do many things but because it is “invisible,” many don’t understand how it is generated, what it costs and how it is delivered to our homes. Throw in terms like “regulated” and “deregulated” and it can be even more confusing.
It may not have been as revolutionary as a worldwide techie conference, but this year’s Nuclear Energy Assembly (NEA) did showcase the latest innovative practices in the nuclear energy industry.
Not many people can say they’ve literally ridden off into the sunset, but Theresa Hiller, a Nuclear Security manager at Oconee Nuclear Station and retired U.S. Army major, can relate.
Nuclear workers prefer to start early every day, so it was no surprise to find more than three dozen ready to go at the first ray of light on Saturday, April 29.
You may have heard about the Duke Energy Sustainability Report. But, if you haven’t seen the 2016 report yet, it’s worth a read. The report tracks the company’s progress on sustainability goals and programs and offers a look at how the company is ...