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.
While most of the nation’s nuclear fleet was built before 1990, it’s a mistake to label these safe, reliable plants as “aging."
Our interns are back this summer for another series of posts about their experiences working with our nuclear team.
Nuclear workers prefer to start early every day, so it was no surprise to find more than three dozen ready to go at the first ray of light on Saturday, April 29.