Catawba Nuclear Station in South Carolina took a big step in preparing for its refueling outage this spring. The operative word being big. Three low-pressure turbines, each weighing 184 tons, were transported by rail to Rock Hill then moved onto...
One of many ways we celebrate the contributions of our employees in February is through a week-long celebration known as E-Week. Since its launch in 1951, the purpose of E-Week has been to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce...
As we celebrate the achievements, contributions and historical journeys of African Americans during Black History Month and prepare for E-Week (Feb. 16 – 22, 2020), let’s hear from a few of our employees as they share their perspective as African American engineers in this two-part series.
While superheroes only exist in movies, comic books and our imaginations, there are many real-life heroes who go above and beyond to help those around them. Meet just a few of those employees who power our nuclear fleet and our communities.
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.