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.
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.
It’s no secret many of our nuclear workers are also military veterans. But, some continue to serve their country while also powering their communities.
Many of us have fond memories of our first bicycle. But for some families in the Carolinas, a bike is more than a toy.
There’s something unique about driving onto a Duke Energy nuclear site - including the abundance of wildlife that thrive there.
This summer, a few of our nuclear interns are writing about their time at Duke Energy. We asked them to reflect on their most interesting experiences as interns so far.