Diversity of Thought

Diversity of Thought

We know that, statistically, diversity of a team increases productivity. A study by McKinsey & Company concluded that productivity was 15% higher in gender diverse teams and 35% higher in ethnically diverse teams. Creating diverse teams can challenge preconceived notions with unique viewpoints. Prairie State’s Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Committee is not only focused on gender … More
2021 Trunk or Treat

2021 Trunk or Treat

On Sunday, October 24, Prairie State hosted a trunk or treat for employees and their families. Voting for the costume contest was conducted on our Facebook page. After tallying these votes, the winners for their age division or group were Kara, Sophia, Dayla, Keegan, and Rylan and Everly. Congratulations! Another contest we held was for the best decorated trunk, which was voted on by attende… More
Prairie State Recognizes Veteran Employees

Prairie State Recognizes Veteran Employees

The Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) annually celebrates Veterans Day by recognizing the great service and sacrifice that veterans have made for our country and our freedom. Each year on November 11, the energy campus hosts ceremonies to honor employees who have served in the military. “We are grateful to live in a country that grants us certain freedoms, especially when there are so m… More
2020 Trunk or Treat

2020 Trunk or Treat

This past Sunday, Prairie State hosted a socially-distanced trunk or treat for employees and their families. To ensure appropriately spaced arrival times, attendees interested in participating in the virtual costume contest had their photos taken at the event, and they were voted on through a Facebook contest. The winning costumes are shown in the photo above. Also during the event, attendees v… More
Our Values

Our Values

At Prairie State, we hold 4 values at the center of our operations. Keeping in mind sustainability, safety, accountability, and teamwork, we strive towards our vision of being the best coal mine and coal-fired power plant in the United States. Visit https://bit.ly/2sLgMYk for more information. More