Prairie State Selected for DOE Carbon Capture Study

Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the site of a $15 million Department of Energy (DOE) project, led by the University of Illinois (U of I), to design a transformational carbon capture system. PSGC is investing $3.75 million in cost-share for the project to produce a “shovel-ready” front-end engineering and design (FEED) study at one … More

Prairie State Selected for DOE Carbon Capture Study

Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the site of a $15 million Department of Energy (DOE) project, led by the University of Illinois (U of I), to design a transformational carbon capture system. PSGC is investing $3.75 million in cost-share for the project to produce a “shovel-ready” front-end engineering and design (FEED) study at one … More
2019 VPPPA National Conference

2019 VPPPA National Conference

At the end of August, a group of Prairie State employees attended the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) National Conference in New Orleans. These conferences help our employees in the pursuit of achieving VPP Star site status, and we appreciate their commitment to safety. More
Lively Grove Mine Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Lively Grove Mine Celebrates 10th Anniversary

In August, our Lively Grove Mine celebrated the 10th anniversary of the first coal cut from the mine. On that day, they raised this flag to celebrate their recent CORESafety certification. We are proud of our mine employees’ achievements, and we thank them for their commitment to the Prairie State team. More

Embracing Electric Vehicles on our Campus

As one of the newest coal-fired generation facilities in the country, we have the unique opportunity to be a new face for coal and set the standard for the future; that’s why we focus on sustainable business practices. We strive to reduce or offset our emissions wherever possible, and we work hard to continuously reduce our impact on the environment. One way we offset carbon emissions is by u… More