Dry Cask Inspections Incorporate Robots During Field Trial

Robots have made a name for themselves in the nuclear industry again, becoming critical to strengthening personal and operational safety. They have offered a number of creative solutions for limiting exposure from remote viewing of radiological areas within the plant to collecting and storing radioactive materials (see Nuclear embraces robotic technology). Cutting-edge robot technology was … More Dry Cask Inspections Incorporate Robots During Field Trial

Duke Energy Nuclear Interns Offer Five Life Lessons

Duke Energy nuclear interns have shared their experiences on the Nuclear Information Center this summer. In this final article in the series, we asked them to reflect on what they’ve learned during their internship. Here are five lessons they shared. 1. Community and safety are paramount at nuclear plants. Charlotte Mader: I’ve learned that the community … More Duke Energy Nuclear Interns Offer Five Life Lessons

The Campaign for Nuclear: Key Takeaways from the Duke Energy NAYGN Chapter Conference

Last week, Duke Energy’s chapter of North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) held its annual conference in Charlotte, N.C., bringing together young professionals from across the company’s nuclear fleet. As the conference’s timely theme, “The Campaign for Nuclear,” suggests, the focus of this event was how to educate yourself and others about the important … More The Campaign for Nuclear: Key Takeaways from the Duke Energy NAYGN Chapter Conference

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