One of many ways we celebrate the contributions of our employees in February is through a week-long celebration known as E-Week. Since its launch in 1951, the purpose of E-Week has been to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce...
As we celebrate the achievements, contributions and historical journeys of African Americans during Black History Month and prepare for E-Week (Feb. 16 – 22, 2020), let’s hear from a few of our employees as they share their perspective as African American engineers in this two-part series.
When she isn’t hiking or road tripping to the next national park on her bucket list, Pickens, South Carolina native Rebecca Hunt spends her time as an auxiliary operator at Duke Energy’s Oconee Nuclear Station in Seneca, S.C.
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.
Not only do talented women help operate our nuclear facilities, they run businesses that support our plants, too. For Women’s History Month, we’re sharing the experience of one of our female-owned nuclear plant suppliers.
Just as a homeowner might replace an old air conditioner or update a kitchen, our workers continuously install new equipment and implement new technology at our nuclear plants.
The World of Energy at Oconee Nuclear Station celebrates the holiday season with the Festival of Trees display in its lobby. This week, we are sharing stories from a few of the nonprofits represented at this year's festival.
When you think of nuclear energy workers, creativity may not be the first word that comes to mind. But, from pottery to blacksmithing and children’s book writing, many nuclear employees at Duke Energy have hidden creative talents.
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.
Recently, I had the chance to revisit Oconee Nuclear Station’s Unit 2 reactor building – nearly five years after my first experience as a new employee inside containment. I was there in the blink of my two eyes – literally.