Rachel Blackman can predict the future. Sort of. Through her work in the mechanical maintenance department, she regularly conducts vibration analysis of equipment.
Catawba Nuclear Station in South Carolina took a big step in preparing for its refueling outage this spring. The operative word being big. Three low-pressure turbines, each weighing 184 tons, were transported by rail to Rock Hill then moved onto...
Gather around as we let you in on a secret spookier than the little ghouls getting ready to trick-or-treat this Halloween – ways to keep vampires away. Standby lights on electronics, such as TVs, cable boxes, DVRs and video game consoles are telling signs that power is slowly being drained even though a product isn’t in use.
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.
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.
While most of the nation’s nuclear fleet was built before 1990, it’s a mistake to label these safe, reliable plants as “aging."