Nuclear Notes: Outdoor Warning Sirens
There’s nothing like a siren to get your attention. And that’s exactly why we have a network of more than 400 pole-mounted sirens in the 10-mile areas around our nuclear plants – to make sure residents and visitors in the area are alerted in the unlikely...
Three things you need to know about this year's emergency preparedness information
As we enter outage season, performing maintenance, upgrades and refueling our plants, it’s fitting that also upgrade our emergency preparedness tools and how we share information. We’ve embraced technology in our fleet with tools like the Guardian S...
How our passion for planning impacts our communities
Are you a planner? Do you know a planner? That kid who has their Halloween costume planned a year in advance; a four-year-plan drafted to ensure timely college graduation; don’t even get us started on wedding planning… What would this world be like...
Do you need to know your emergency planning zone?
Editor's note: This article was originally published on July 25, 2018. It has been updated and republished. Do you know what to do in the event of a nuclear plant emergency? While it’s important to be familiar with printed and online emergency planning...
How much do you know about outdoor warning sirens?
If you live within 10 miles of our nuclear power plants, you may have heard outdoor sirens mentioned once or twice. But, do you know what hearing a siren means? Plant neighbors have most likely heard the quarterly outdoor warning siren testing along...
Training to ensure safe, reliable operations
Continuous learning is part of any profession. Our nuclear professionals are no exception; indeed, no industry requires as much continuous training as commercial nuclear power generation. Training is needed to ensure safe, reliable operations for the generation of life-essential electricity.
Emergency Planning - Why it's a top priority
Emergency planning is a top priority in the nuclear industry. Being prepared for any event at a site ensures the safety of the public and nuclear employees. Note: Outdoor warning sirens will be tested on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 as part of regularly scheduled maintenance. No action is required by residents.
Is it just a test? 3 places to look for siren information
If you hear a siren, how can you determine if it’s a test or an emergency? Follow these three steps.
The ABCs of nuclear energy
While nuclear energy is not nearly as simple as learning our ABCs, it’s not as mysterious as you might think. In honor of Nuclear Science Week, we’re breaking down some common nuclear energy concepts to help you learn more about it.
Emergency preparedness with you in mind
In the highly unlikely event of an emergency at one of our nuclear plants, there are comprehensive plans in place to help ensure the health and safety of every individual whose life we touch, whether young or old, at home or school, in need of special assistance – or even four-legged.