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It's not like the movies - working in nuclear energy

As a Senior Project Controls Specialists, Sigourney Clark spends a lot of her time ensuring that projects are not just completed on time, but that they also remain within an approved budget. She refers to her group as the conscience of the project team...
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This South Carolina summer camp adapted in the face of COVID-19

Walking through the grocery store, Heather Sargent said she felt relieved when her daughter stopped to flip through the racks of books and magazines. Makenzie, who will start second grade in the fall, was struggling with reading last school year, but after working with a reading coach and attending a summer camp, she gained confidence and enjoys reading again.
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Training to ensure safe, reliable operations

Continuous learning is part of any profession. Our nuclear professionals are no exception; indeed, no industry requires as much continuous training as commercial nuclear power generation. Training is needed to ensure safe, reliable operations for the generation of life-essential electricity.
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Solving the wonderful mystery of a nuclear startup

One of the many questions we receive from community members is about the startup process of a nuclear reaction in our plants. For those of us who aren’t nuclear operators or engineers, it can seem like a mysterious process. To help shed some light on this mystery, here’s a highly simplified explanation for how it works.
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Virtual STEM Summer Camp - a Recap

Throughout the year, our energy education centers host events to provide students with opportunities to learn about science. Due to social distancing measures in play due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), these activities cannot take place as they normally would in person. But the learning and experimenting doesn't have to stop! Now, students can participate in a week's worth of experiments from home.
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Virtual STEM Summer Camp

Throughout the year, our energy education centers host events to provide students with opportunities to learn about science. Due to social distancing measures in play due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), these activities cannot take place as they normally would in person. But the learning and experimenting doesn't have to stop! Now, students can participate in a week's worth of experiments from home.
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Why I Volunteer: An Open Letter to Duke Energy

As far back as I can remember, I’ve always enjoyed helping others. As a child, I often heard my teacher at church or school ask for a volunteer. They usually needed help with something as simple as setting up chairs for an event or handing out tests. As...
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