No one knows how, where or when they met. No one knows why they struggled the last two years.
When we reflect on who has most influenced our lives, many of us think back fondly on our teachers.
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.
When you think of nuclear energy workers, creativity may not be the first word that comes to mind. But, from pottery to blacksmithing and children’s book writing, many nuclear employees at Duke Energy have hidden creative talents.
How 10 fire suits and hoods, eight helmets and gloves and seven pairs of boots impact the future of high school juniors and seniors in Rock Hill, S.C.
Some schools are experiencing a decline in the number of girls involved in science, technology, engineering and math once they enter middle school. An afterschool program at Kinard Elementary School in Clover, S.C. offers a way to change that.
Martin Isoler benefited from growing up in a nuclear plant community. But nothing could prepare him for his first day as a nuclear plant intern.
It was 1969. The Beatles staged their last public performance. The Boeing 747 debuted. The average income was $8,550. Apollo 11 landed on the moon. And two months before Woodstock, an 18-year-old graduated from Charlotte’s West Mecklenburg High School on Wednesday, went to work for Duke Power the following Monday.
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.