National Fire Prevention Week 2018

National Fire Prevention Week 2018

In August, Prairie State hosted 11 members of the Marissa, Tilden, and St. Libory fire departments for a tour.  The power plant has started planning quarterly tours for members of local volunteer fire departments to familiarize them with the layout of the plant and the fire protection systems that are in place. This tour was led by Prairie State shift supervisor, Rob Soderlund, former fire chi… More
Employee Helps Safety Instructor

Employee Helps Safety Instructor

In June, a group of Prairie State employees attended Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) training at the TEKSOLV/American Allied Safety Council (AASC) facility in Collinsville.  As part of her classwork, behavior based safety and training specialist Kimberly Walster presented on the Signs of Stroke and actions to take in the event of a stroke. Following her presentation, one of the… More
2018 Prairie State Scholarship Recipients Named

2018 Prairie State Scholarship Recipients Named

On July 25, 2018, the Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) awarded nine $1,000 scholarships to children and grandchildren of PSGC employees through its annual scholarship program. The winners were Ryan Brueggemann, Macey Fletcher, Kinsey Harris, Brooke Kalous, Kenneth (Waylen) Keys, Mia Reed, Ryne O’Rourke, Matt Vollmar, and Megan Webb. The nine were chosen from a field of applicants based… More
Prairie State Volunteers Teach Junior Achievement

Prairie State Volunteers Teach Junior Achievement

Prairie State is committed to giving back to our community. One of our most successful programs has been our partnership with Junior Achievement to educate young people about work readiness, entrepreneurship, and personal finance with engaging, interactive programs. We bring this curriculum to area schools each year to help inspire and prepare our young people to take leadership roles in the gl… More
PSGC Souper Bowl V a Huge Success

PSGC Souper Bowl V a Huge Success

For the fifth-straight year, Prairie State Energy Campus continued its annual PSGC Souper Bowl program with this year’s Souper Bowl V. PSEC starts the campaign every year the Monday following the Super Bowl by collecting non-perishable food items and cash donations to support the Combating Hunger on Weekends, or CHOW, program at Okawville Grade School and the Marissa Food Pantry.   This … More