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.
Not many people can say they’ve literally ridden off into the sunset, but Theresa Hiller, a Nuclear Security manager at Oconee Nuclear Station and retired U.S. Army major, can relate.
Nuclear workers prefer to start early every day, so it was no surprise to find more than three dozen ready to go at the first ray of light on Saturday, April 29.
A hundred days ago, nuclear worker, Larry Reeder, received a huge opportunity to experience the presidential inauguration firsthand. The health physics technician at Crystal River Nuclear Plant in Fla. deployed for six days to Washington D.C. in January...
McGuire Nuclear Station employees recently traded in their hard hats for something tall, red and white as part of “Read Across America Day.”
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.
The American Heart Association’s annual Heart Walk is one way employees are getting involved. The walk has become a signature fundraising opportunity for company employees like Rich Pacetti.
When Heather Baxter, senior scientist at Harris Nuclear Plant, isn’t on the job, she enjoys spending time with her family. It’s a close-knit family of five: Heather, her husband, their two teenage boys – and seven additional young people makes five.
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.