If you hear a siren, how can you determine if it’s a test or an emergency? Follow these three steps.
Watching your favorite TV drama can be a great way to unwind. But, popular shows aren’t the best source of accurate information, especially when it comes to nuclear energy.
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 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.
We are fortunate in the southeastern U.S. to have energy sources that are built to withstand the incredible forces of natural disasters like hurricanes: nuclear power plants.
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.
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.
Whether it is an ambulance siren wailing near the intersection you are about to enter, a siren from the fire truck that is passing you or a siren mounted on a pole near your home – you need to be prepared to respond when you hear it.