Gather around as we let you in on a secret spookier than the little ghouls getting ready to trick-or-treat this Halloween – ways to keep vampires away. Standby lights on electronics, such as TVs, cable boxes, DVRs and video game consoles are telling signs that power is slowly being drained even though a product isn’t in use.
Rewarding, noble, exciting, unique. These four words can describe your new career in the nuclear energy industry.
While most of us are very familiar with and even proud of our system of measurement, the U.S. customary units, we are taking a moment to celebrate National Metric Day by recognizing something that is a big part of our lives. Most of us use this every day and are fairly familiar with it. Whether talking about that new microwave you purchased or which lightbulb to buy, the metric system is very important. The unit of measurement we’re talking about is the WATT!
This story first appeared on Duke Energy's storytelling website, illumination. More than 250 college students had the opportunity to intern at Duke Energy this summer, and four did something unexpected for them and new for Duke Energy, too.
It’s said that teaching is one of the most rewarding professions a person can pursue. When asked, many people can point back to their favorite teacher, or one who inspired, mentored or believed in them. At Duke Energy, we take every opportunity to ...
There are only a few weeks left of summer before school starts. And, if you are looking for fun activities to do with your family, we have you covered. When camps or field trips visit one of our energy education centers (the World of Energy, the...
There are many ways to protect the environment. But, for one nonprofit in Upstate, South Carolina, it’s the small actions everyone can do that have a big impact.
There is growing consensus in the U.S. that nuclear energy is valuable – and not necessarily from groups you would expect. Why is the nuclear narrative shifting?
Family. A favorite hobby. Your pet. When you think of the things you love, a power source is likely not at the top of your list – if it’s on your list at all. But, maybe our nation’s largest source of carbon-free electricity – nuclear energy – should be...
TV shows and movies are not the best sources of accurate information, especially when it comes to nuclear energy. Here are nine myths about nuclear power and the facts.