Watching your favorite TV drama can be a great way to unwind. But, popular shows aren’t the best source of accurate information, especially when it comes to nuclear energy.
Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport, N.C. sat squarely in the path of Hurricane Florence. But, through preparation and teamwork, our nuclear workers overcame every obstacle Florence brought their way.
Do you know what to do in the event of a nuclear plant emergency? In today’s tech-savvy world, new mobile-friendly webpages and apps make it even easier to access emergency planning information.
Preparation. This is a hallmark of how we operate nuclear plants. We always prepare, follow procedures, and in May, we pay close attention to our inclement weather plans as hurricane season is right around the corner. The Atlantic hurricane season...
In the highly unlikely event of an emergency at one of our nuclear plants, there are comprehensive plans in place to help ensure the health and safety of every individual whose life we touch, whether young or old, at home or school, in need of special assistance – or even four-legged.
If you’re a fan of “Scorpion,” you undoubtedly watched episode 15, Wave Goodbye, last week. And if you’re a nuclear energy fan, you noticed the inaccurate details about nuclear energy in the episode. We’ve dispelled some of the myths spotted in this episode.
With nearly a half century of experience operating nuclear power plants, Duke Energy knows about being prepared. But in an emergency, Duke Energy is not the only player.
As a new year approaches, we want to know what you think about the NIC and what you’d like to hear from us in 2018.
We are fortunate in the southeastern U.S. to have energy sources that are built to withstand the incredible forces of natural disasters like hurricanes: nuclear power plants.
We always expect our nuclear stations to operate safely, but in the unlikely event of a nuclear station emergency, we have a variety of ways to keep neighbors informed. However, the notification method that most people associate with nuclear emergency preparedness is the network of sirens located within a 10-mile radius of each plant.