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.
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.
“Grit, intelligence and a willingness to work.” That’s what a successful student in Gaston College’s Nuclear Technology Program looks like, according to Virgil Cox, the school’s Dean of Engineering and Industrial Technologies.
Robots have made a name for themselves in the nuclear industry again, becoming critical to strengthening personal and operational safety. They have offered a number of creative solutions for limiting exposure from remote viewing of radiological areas...