The Importance of the Nation’s Coal Fleet

As we continue moving forward in the energy industry, it is important to remember the value of baseload power. The video linked here, created by America’s Power and featuring Don Gaston, President & CEO of Prairie State, emphasizes the importance of a technology-based approach to addressing emissions from the electric sector. More

PSGC Statement on Chicago Tribune/St. Louis Post Dispatch Article

On January 21, 2021, an article about the Prairie State Generating Company was published in the Chicago Tribune and the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Unfortunately, the article’s content does not fully depict the advanced technologies in place on our energy campus, nor the value that our campus brings to the electric grid or the Illinois economy. We recognize that our nation’s energy supply is i… 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
PPE Vending Machines

PPE Vending Machines

At Prairie State, personal protective equipment (PPE) vending machines are in use at both the power plant and mine. Our vending machines are important to employee safety because they offer convenient and easy access to PPE and other high turning inventory. Our vendors take care of stocking the machines on a weekly basis. At the mine, PPE vending machines are located in the staging area for con… More