On the morning of July 26, a call on the radio went out that there was a child in the Arkansas River, and an Arkansas Nuclear One security officer already had his boat hooked up to his truck. As a volunteer firefighter, he was ready to answer the call for help.
This June marks 35 years of safe, reliable and clean operations at Entergy’s River Bend Station nuclear power plant. This milestone is possible due to employees, such as Kim Maxwell, dedicating their time and support to ensure the station successfully meets company goals and works with the communities Entergy serves.
With a 41-year career rooted in the early days of Arkansas Nuclear One, George Woerner still summons the awe for the large equipment and components it takes to do the job. This month, as the plant synchronized its unit 1 back to the grid after a successful refuel and maintenance outage, Woerner takes pride in seeing that equipment run reliably to power the lives around him with carbon-free electricity.
Grand Gulf's Elizabeth Smith passion for teamwork led her to become the North American Young Generation in Nuclear chapter president. Her value of teamwork does not go unnoticed.
Brendan Pitre, Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station senior coordinator of security compliance, was one of many who volunteered to help in the massive Hurricane Laura restoration effort. He received one of Entergy Nuclear Employee Spotlight recognitions.