We use technology daily to make life easier and more efficient. We use it to order food or coffee, ask questions and get directions. And, at our nuclear plants, we are using indoor drones in a similar way.
Just as a homeowner might replace an old air conditioner or update a kitchen, our workers continuously install new equipment and implement new technology at our nuclear plants.
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.
Many influences shape who we are: our family, our education, our experiences, our history. In honor of Black History Month, we asked some of our nuclear workers to share how this month and those it celebrates impacts them.
Safe, reliable, always available electricity. That’s what customers expect from Duke Energy and we work hard to exceed that expectation every day. That’s where nuclear energy plays a significant role.
Many of us have fond memories of our first bicycle. But for some families in the Carolinas, a bike is more than a toy.
You know Dasher and Dancer, Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid but we bet you never knew that Santa was a nuclear worker.
Imagine growing up within a half hour drive of the beach but never stepping foot on the sand or picking up a seashell tossed in the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. For many fifth graders, visiting Masonboro Island is their first experience at the beach, and on a boat.
There’s something unique about driving onto a Duke Energy nuclear site - including the abundance of wildlife that thrive there.
One of the unique aspects of commercial nuclear power in the U.S., is the regulatory role of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and its resident inspectors.