Out on the beach, surfers look beyond the breakers for the best waves to ride. The break in the wave is where the tide gives way to the shore, the waves ‘break’ and result in bubbly, unstable water. At your local power plant, breakers mark the boundaries of electric current.
From community college partnerships to refueling outages, the Nuclear Information Center covered a variety of topics related to Duke Energy's nuclear fleet in 2016. To ring in the new year, we counted down the top five most-read posts written this year.
“Be prepared,” is the Boy Scout’s motto, but it’s the same for the nuclear energy industry as well.
A 3D modeler, a nuclear engineer and an operations training technician walk into a classroom. No joke, it happens more often than you might think.
Every third week in October, the nuclear industry celebrates Nuclear Science Week to encourage educators, students and community members to “get to know nuclear” through hands-on activities and local events.
While more Americans are supporting nuclear energy, particularly after becoming informed on its benefits, there are still those who do not have the full story on used nuclear fuel.
As the temperature climbs outside, so does America’s dependence on nuclear energy. Summer heat brings with it an increase in electricity consumption, as air conditions, fans, and other energy-needy appliances kick into overdrive.
Last week, Duke Energy’s chapter of North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) held its annual conference in Charlotte, N.C., bringing together young professionals from across the company’s nuclear fleet. As the conference’s timely theme,...
For the second post in our summer nuclear intern series, we asked our interns about their initial impressions of nuclear energy and how those perspectives have changed since starting their internship at Duke Energy. In case you missed it, you can read...
A quick internet search for “mothers” and “nuclear energy” typically returns more negative than positive results. However, that may be changing.