Every Day in Nuclear Energy is Earth Day
Earth Day began in 1970 as a “teach-in” to educate communities about the importance of the environment. Like Earth Day, what would become the nuclear fleet for Duke Energy was just emerging. While the connection between Earth Day and Duke Energy’s fleet...
Breaking from our usual programming is this fun, holiday special
With Halloween festivities around the corner, this is a perfect time for you, and children of all ages, to incorporate science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) into your celebrations. From picking out unique costumes to carving pumpkins,...
Learn about the atom: from the simplest to the most complex
It takes an electron microscope to see an atom, but you can learn about the parts of one from the comfort of your driveway. Learn the basics of an atom, then watch the video below to make learning come to life. Send your Energetic Chalk Drawing photos or videos through private or direct message for a chance to be featured on our social media channels.
How nuclear can help close the gap to net zero carbon emissions
Around the world, there are important conversations going on regarding carbon emissions. Countries, companies and communities are all looking for solutions that move us toward a lower-carbon future.
Family builds a new home at Catawba Nuclear Station
No one knows how, where or when they met. No one knows why they struggled the last two years.
How a small S.C. nonprofit makes a big environmental impact
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.
Three reasons to love nuclear energy
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...
An environmental career is natural for Will Hamilton
From collecting garbage to performing lawn maintenance to working on a farm, one thing unifies Will Hamilton's personal and professional history: a passion for the great outdoors.
The text came Monday morning that there were finally signs that the sea turtle nest we were monitoring was ready to “boil” with babies. After nearly two weeks of sitting with the nest every evening the volunteers were ready for the big event...
Nuclear energy in 60 seconds: Good for you and the environment
As communities seek cleaner ways to provide power, more people are giving nuclear energy a second look. This previous post highlights the air quality advantages of nuclear energy, but nuclear also benefits the planet in other ways. Watch our nuclear ...