W.I.N. Members tour Catawba and McGuire Nuclear Stations

This past week, more than 600 members of Women in Nuclear (W.I.N.) attended the 2016 W.I.N. National Conference, “U.S. WIN: Building on the Promise of Nuclear Energy,” in Charlotte, N.C., hosted by AREVA and Duke Energy. During the conference, attendees from across the country heard  perspectives from national authorities on key issues, as well as … More W.I.N. Members tour Catawba and McGuire Nuclear Stations

Area Students Explore Careers at Catawba Nuclear Station

Last year, when a local Clover, S.C., high school parent asked the Catawba Nuclear Station vice president if the station offered a high school internship, he had no idea his question would lead to a career exploration day for his son and other students interested in nuclear. Duke Energy does offer summer internships … for … More Area Students Explore Careers at Catawba Nuclear Station

Happy Birthday: Catawba Nuclear Station Turns 30

In 1972, Duke Energy announced plans to build Catawba Nuclear Station on the peninsula of Lake Wylie in South Carolina, just three miles north of where the company started. Duke’s first hydroelectric station, Catawba Station, was built in 1904 at the site of what is now Wylie Hydroelectric Station. Catawba Nuclear Station began commercial operation … More Happy Birthday: Catawba Nuclear Station Turns 30

Practice Makes Perfect: Nuclear Emergency Preparedness

Duke Energy always expects its nuclear site to operate safely, it’s the number one priority — and because of that priority, each site drills and practices multiple times a year to prepare for the unlikely event of a nuclear station emergency.  These drills and practices are part of an emergency preparedness plan, which is a … More Practice Makes Perfect: Nuclear Emergency Preparedness

Duke Energy Nuclear Employees Participate in Earth Day

Earth Day is April 22, 2015. Each April 22, for the past 45 years, citizens around the world have honored a commitment for a clean environment by hosting festivals, rallies and environmental activities, all with support  from a  world-wide community. Duke Energy and its nuclear employees  also support a clean environment. Did you know that … More Duke Energy Nuclear Employees Participate in Earth Day