Energy Education Centers
Duke Energy’s energy education centers help students of all ages learn how electricity is produced at our generating stations and delivered to our customers. Computer games, lighted displays and hands-on exhibits make learning fun and interactive.
- The EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station in Huntersville, N.C., features interactive energy exhibits, a nature trail and a picnic area, and also hosts movies, concerts and other community events. Reservations are recommended for group visits.
- Harris Energy & Environmental Center
- The Harris E&E Center is located about two miles from the Harris Nuclear Plant in New Hill, N.C. It features interactive exhibits on electricity, energy efficiency and the benefits of nuclear power. Reservations are required, for individuals or groups.
- World of Energy
- The World of Energy at Oconee Nuclear Station in Seneca, S.C., features energy exhibits as well as a nature trail, butterfly garden and wildlife habitat. The World of Energy also hosts community events. Reservations are recommended for group visits.
- Bad Creek Outdoor Classroom
- Students and teachers visiting the Bad Creek Outdoor Classroom can experience first-hand the area’s wildlife and unique ecosystems. Student visitors learn about the environment and receive information on how Duke Energy generates electricity.
- Nuclear Information Center
- Duke Energy's online Nuclear Information Center (NIC) demystifies the world of nuclear energy. “Virtual visitors” to the NIC learn about nuclear technology, safety and related issues from people who work in the industry. The NIC is updated weekly.