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Advanced nuclear energy will help achieve climate goals

Duke Energy’s six nuclear plants run so efficiently that they’re often unnoticed as they supply a steady flow of electricity to the grid. In 2019, these plants generated more than 50 percent of the electricity delivered to Duke Energy customers in the Carolinas – and as the company moves toward its goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, nuclear will be an even more important energy source.
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Learn about the atom: from the simplest to the most complex

It takes an electron microscope to see an atom, but you can learn about the parts of one from the comfort of your driveway. Learn the basics of an atom, then watch the video below to make learning come to life. Send your Energetic Chalk Drawing photos or videos through private or direct message for a chance to be featured on our social media channels.
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Say watt for National Metric Day

While most of us are very familiar with and even proud of our system of measurement, the U.S. customary units, we are taking a moment to celebrate National Metric Day by recognizing something that is a big part of our lives. Most of us use this every day and are fairly familiar with it. Whether talking about that new microwave you purchased or which lightbulb to buy, the metric system is very important. The unit of measurement we’re talking about is the WATT!
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Nuclear’s role in a cleaner energy future

You may have heard about the Duke Energy Sustainability Report. But, if you haven’t seen the 2016 report yet, it’s worth a read. The report tracks the company’s progress on sustainability goals and programs and offers a look at how the company is ...
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