Rachel Blackman can predict the future. Sort of. Through her work in the mechanical maintenance department, she regularly conducts vibration analysis of equipment.
Seeing the dawn of what was dubbed the atomic age, in the early 1960s, four southern utilities joined together to build a prototype nuclear power plant to test the feasibility of nuclear power as a commercial power source.
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.
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.
Creative writing has been a pastime for Christine Johnsen for as long as she can remember. She thought writing would be her career, but a high school chemistry class and the SAT changed her plans.
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.
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.
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.
Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport, N.C. sat squarely in the path of Hurricane Florence. But, through preparation and teamwork, our nuclear workers overcame every obstacle Florence brought their way.