While most of the nation’s nuclear fleet was built before 1990, it’s a mistake to label these safe, reliable plants as “aging."
Electricity enables us to do many things but because it is “invisible,” many don’t understand how it is generated, what it costs and how it is delivered to our homes. Throw in terms like “regulated” and “deregulated” and it can be even more confusing.
It may not have been as revolutionary as a worldwide techie conference, but this year’s Nuclear Energy Assembly (NEA) did showcase the latest innovative practices in the nuclear energy industry.
The notification method most people associate with nuclear emergency preparedness is the network of sirens located around each plant. We sat down with a nuclear emergency preparedness specialist at Robinson Nuclear Plant to answer your FAQs about sirens.
It’s an interesting time to be in the nuclear energy industry. America’s nuclear power plants are the nation’s largest source of carbon-free electricity, provide well-paying jobs and support their local communities.
What can you do in a minute? Make a cup of tea. Wash your hands. Learn about nuclear fuel.
“Be prepared,” is the Boy Scout’s motto, but it’s the same for the nuclear energy industry as well.
Since Duke Energy's first nuclear reactor started commercial operation in Hartsville, South Carolina, in 1971, nuclear energy has provided clean, reliable electricity for the Carolinas.
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.