While superheroes only exist in movies, comic books and our imaginations, there are many real-life heroes who go above and beyond to help those around them. Meet just a few of those employees who power our nuclear fleet and our communities.
We asked three moms what it’s like as a working parent in the nuclear energy industry and how they can support each other. Here’s what they said.
While nuclear power plants produce low-carbon energy around the clock, every 18 to 24 months the plants shut down for roughly a month for maintenance, inspections and refueling.
On a cold fall day, a young father watched a 5-year-old get off a school without a coat. Thirty years later, that father has helped collect more than 4,800 coats for community members in need – including one for the young boy on the bus.
Going back to school can be an exciting time. But, it can also be a struggle for families and teachers who may not have everything they need for a successful school year.
Martin Isoler benefited from growing up in a nuclear plant community. But nothing could prepare him for his first day as a nuclear plant intern.
Safe, reliable, always available electricity. That’s what customers expect from Duke Energy and we work hard to exceed that expectation every day. That’s where nuclear energy plays a significant role.
Many of us have fond memories of our first bicycle. But for some families in the Carolinas, a bike is more than a toy.
On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Nemo is celebrated as one of the most heroic of the U.S. K9 Corps, which formed in 1942 and deployed more than 4,000 dogs during the Vietnam War.
There’s something unique about driving onto a Duke Energy nuclear site - including the abundance of wildlife that thrive there.