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.
In this bonus blog post, a few of our summer interns share their advice for those interested in a career in the nuclear energy industry.
As summer ends for our nuclear interns, we asked them to reflect on their experience at Duke Energy.
It may not have been as revolutionary as a worldwide techie conference, but this year’s Nuclear Energy Assembly (NEA) did showcase the latest innovative practices in the nuclear energy industry.
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 ...
Out on the beach, surfers look beyond the breakers for the best waves to ride. The break in the wave is where the tide gives way to the shore, the waves ‘break’ and result in bubbly, unstable water. At your local power plant, breakers mark the boundaries of electric current.
While managing used nuclear fuel takes a lot of skill, explaining it doesn't have to. Here are the basics in just 60 seconds.
When it came to careers, Joe Donahue had two choices: professional hockey player or engineer. In need of a steady career, Donahue applied the same methodical approach he used in hockey to his other passion: engineering.
It takes a team to operate our nuclear fleet around-the-clock, including many types of engineers. For National Engineers Week, we’re celebrating the diverse backgrounds of those engineers who help keep our plants running.
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.