It takes an electron microscope to see an atom, but you can learn about the parts of one from the comfort of your driveway. Learn the basics of an atom, then watch the video below to make learning come to life. Send your Energetic Chalk Drawing photos or videos through private or direct message for a chance to be featured on our social media channels.
Emergency planning is a top priority in the nuclear industry. Being prepared for any event at a site ensures the safety of the public and nuclear employees. Note: Outdoor warning sirens will be tested on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 as part of regularly scheduled maintenance. No action is required by residents.
Whether you are looking for an activity to do over the weekend or new ways to learn while home from school, there are many ways to make learning fun from the comfort of your table.
A lifelong environmental champion, Catawba Nuclear Station Environmental Specialist Haley Willis was raised on Ocracoke Island in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, spending her spare time and summers kayaking, swimming and honing her love of the outdoors on...
Seeing the dawn of what was dubbed the atomic age, in the early 1960s, four southern utilities joined together to build a prototype nuclear power plant to test the feasibility of nuclear power as a commercial power source.
Catawba Nuclear Station in South Carolina took a big step in preparing for its refueling outage this spring. The operative word being big. Three low-pressure turbines, each weighing 184 tons, were transported by rail to Rock Hill then moved onto...
One of many ways we celebrate the contributions of our employees in February is through a week-long celebration known as E-Week. Since its launch in 1951, the purpose of E-Week has been to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce...
Valentine’s Day is traditionally the time we reserve for hearts, candy, cupid’s bow and arrow and all things love. We also know that love takes on many meanings and is expressed in a variety of ways. In a world with electricity generated by nuclear power, love is in the air, 24-7-365.
As we celebrate the achievements, contributions and historical journeys of African Americans during Black History Month and prepare for E-Week (Feb. 16 – 22, 2020), let’s hear from a few of our employees as they share their perspective as African American engineers in this two-part series.
When she isn’t hiking or road tripping to the next national park on her bucket list, Pickens, South Carolina native Rebecca Hunt spends her time as an auxiliary operator at Duke Energy’s Oconee Nuclear Station in Seneca, S.C.