Continuous learning is part of any profession. Our nuclear professionals are no exception; indeed, no industry requires as much continuous training as commercial nuclear power generation. Training is needed to ensure safe, reliable operations for the generation of life-essential electricity.
Whether you are looking for an activity to do over the weekend or new ways to learn while home from school, there are many ways to make learning fun from the comfort of your table.
From drones to virtual reality, workers are finding creative ways to operate our nuclear fleet even more efficiently. Here are a few examples of how technology is transforming the way we work.
We use technology daily to make life easier and more efficient. We use it to order food or coffee, ask questions and get directions. And, at our nuclear plants, we are using indoor drones in a similar way.
Energy education centers are popular destinations for all types of classes and students of all ages - including teachers,
At 8:30 a.m., 20 millennials eagerly awaited instructions from senior reactor operators at McGuire Nuclear Station. After a brief demonstration, several engineers, most of who had never been in a nuclear control room before, assumed their positions at the controls.
“Grit, intelligence and a willingness to work.” That’s what a successful student in Gaston College’s Nuclear Technology Program looks like, according to Virgil Cox, the school’s Dean of Engineering and Industrial Technologies.
What do sheep eyeballs, robots, tornadoes, and balloon cars all have in common? Nearly 100 campers recently visited the EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station, to take part in “Exploring Science,” a program designed to boost student’s interest in ...
Duke Energy has a long history of employing veterans of the United States Armed Forces across its enterprise. It is Duke’s longstanding belief that the knowledge and skills gained in the military translate well to a rewarding career in the electric ...
In nuclear, we draw on lessons learned from many industries. When it comes to safety, the automobile industry is fertile ground for learning what works. In 1998, all new cars in the U.S. were required to have both shoulder harness seat belts and front ...