To celebrate National STEM Day, South Carolina’s Duke Energy nuclear sites have partnered with Clemson University’s EXPLORE Mobile Lab to bring STEM into your home with a fun, virtual activity. On Nov. 9, students ages 10-14 can participate in this...
Being an operator at a nuclear plant is as much a calling as a career. Like any specialized field, becoming an operator requires completing a demanding training regimen with the highest standards. Much like doctors take annual boards to maintain their...
To celebrate Nuclear Science Week, Duke Energy nuclear employees will host virtual career panels for high school students that focus on a different nuclear power career profile each day throughout the week.
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.