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 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.
If you hear a siren, how can you determine if it’s a test or an emergency? Follow these three steps.
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.
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.
If you’re a fan of “Scorpion,” you undoubtedly watched episode 15, Wave Goodbye, last week. And if you’re a nuclear energy fan, you noticed the inaccurate details about nuclear energy in the episode. We’ve dispelled some of the myths spotted in this episode.
With nearly a half century of experience operating nuclear power plants, Duke Energy knows about being prepared. But in an emergency, Duke Energy is not the only player.
The notification method most people associate with nuclear emergency preparedness is the network of sirens located around each plant. We sat down with a nuclear emergency preparedness specialist at Robinson Nuclear Plant to answer your FAQs about sirens.
The start of the New Year is a great time to plan. That’s why, each December, Duke Energy sends emergency planning calendars to nuclear plant neighbors. Even those who don’t use the calendar should hang on to it; it contains important information.
Do you have an emergency kit at home? Do you have a plan in place in case of a natural disaster? Just like you plan ahead, nuclear plants spend a lot of time preparing for a variety of situations.