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.
Throughout his life, Duke Energy employee A.J. Davis, a native of Oconee County, S.C., has lived to serve others. “I am my brother’s keeper,” Davis said. “I feel like we all have a duty to help each other and serve others.”
McGuire Nuclear Station employees recently traded in their hard hats for something tall, red and white as part of “Read Across America Day.”
While managing used nuclear fuel takes a lot of skill, explaining it doesn't have to. Here are the basics in just 60 seconds.
When it came to careers, Joe Donahue had two choices: professional hockey player or engineer. In need of a steady career, Donahue applied the same methodical approach he used in hockey to his other passion: engineering.
It takes a team to operate our nuclear fleet around-the-clock, including many types of engineers. For National Engineers Week, we’re celebrating the diverse backgrounds of those engineers who help keep our plants running.
The American Heart Association’s annual Heart Walk is one way employees are getting involved. The walk has become a signature fundraising opportunity for company employees like Rich Pacetti.
When Heather Baxter, senior scientist at Harris Nuclear Plant, isn’t on the job, she enjoys spending time with her family. It’s a close-knit family of five: Heather, her husband, their two teenage boys – and seven additional young people makes five.
In some ways, The Tribble Center in Seneca, S.C., is a typical warehouse: boxes packed for shipping, work tables full of men and women constructing electronic measurement instruments, surrounded by wires, screwdrivers and tape measures. Yet, the center, which provides services for people with intellectual disabilities, is much more.
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.