Prairie State Awarded for Mine Reclamation Practices

Prairie State Awarded for Mine Reclamation Practices

At the end of February, Prairie State was honored with the Interstate Mining Compact Commission (IMCC) National Mine Reclamation Award for the Jordan Grove facility. This award is given to one company annually. “Prairie State’s dedication to environmental protection through effective and efficient mining and reclamation practices at Jordan Grove is being recognized,” said Thomas L. Clarke… More
PSGC Employees Provide Life-Saving Donations

PSGC Employees Provide Life-Saving Donations

At the end of February, Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) held their first blood drives of the year at the mine and power plant, where 63 units of blood were donated. These drives occur quarterly on campus. Looking back to 2020, PSGC employees donated a total of 244 units of blood, saving up to 732 lives. While the pandemic has certainly led to a shortage of nationwide blood donations, o… More

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