2019 Year In Review

2019 Year In Review

2019 was a year full of accomplishments for the Prairie State team. Through meaningful connections to our member-owners, legislators, and employees, we were motivated to not only reach our goals, but to push past them and once again reach record coal production and power generation. To read our 2019 Year In Review, please visit https://bit.ly/3dGiD6h. More
Prairie State Power Plant Celebrates Safety Milestone

Prairie State Power Plant Celebrates Safety Milestone

Today marks an important safety milestone at Prairie State’s power plant as our team celebrates one year without a recordable or lost time incident. This accounts for over 446,000 hours of work performed with superb safety performance. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) classifies recordable incidents as any work-related injury or illness that requires treatment beyond f… More

Kiewit, MHI, And Sargent & Lundy Partner On Carbon-Capture Retrofit At Prairie State

Three companies which worked together on the first commercial & utility-scale carbon capture project in the U.S. are reuniting on another major effort intent on aiming for net-zero operations. Kiewit Engineering Group, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America and Sargent & Lundy are working under the direction of the Prairie Research Institute within the University of Illinois at Urbana-Cham… More
2019 Sustainability Program Recap

2019 Sustainability Program Recap

At Prairie State, we are committed to being good stewards of the environment. In pursuit of a robust sustainability program, we offset carbon dioxide, beneficially reuse coal combustion materials, and support our campus-wide recycling program. Take a look at some of our 2019 sustainability highlights, and click here to learn more. More
Power Plant Fire Brigade

Power Plant Fire Brigade

Prairie State’s Power Plant Fire Brigade was established in early 2019; throughout the year, they were trained on how to provide efficient and safe services. After finalizing their procedures, the team went live in January 2020. “The Fire Brigade will provide fire suppression services to the power plant. However, our number one priority is the safety of the lives involved,” said Sean Land… More